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4 PhD Scholarships

London South Bank University

Qualification Type: PhD
Location: London
Funding for: UK Students, EU Students
Funding amount: £15,000
Hours: Full Time
Placed On: 16th July 2019
Closes: 20th August 2019

The School of Engineering at London South Bank University is an ambitious and progressive centre of research strength, ranked 25th nationally for research power in the last Research Excellence Framework. We have a fabulous central London location and are looking for talented potential students interested in research to work with our academic faculty in areas of strength. We are offering a number of funded PhD scholarships below. These studentships are available to UK nationals & EU citizen’s. Those in possession of their own funding (e.g. via a non-EU government scholarship) are also welcome to apply for a place of study.

The School has 4 PhD Scholarships in the following topics to offer:

  1. i) Ultra Wide Band (UWB) Imaging Augmented by the Combination of Tomography and Radar Techniques.
  2. ii) 2D Materials for Future Wireless Communications.
  3. iii) New hybrid (pyroelectric/catalyst) Materials and the Development of New Reactor Vessels.
  4. iv) Whole Energy Systems.

Further details on each PhD project as well as application information are provided via this link but all PhD scholarships benefit from the following:

  • Training in advanced engineering topics
  • Group and individual research projects
  • Mentoring from industry on the application and context of research
  • Bespoke technical training
  • Enterprise and innovation skills training
  • Transferable skills development opportunities to increase employability
  • 3-year studentships of ~£15,000 per annum living stipend (usually tax free)
  • Payment of all tuition fees*
  • A school supported consumables and travel budget to support additional specialist research training courses, access to specialist equipment and travel to international conferences, seminars and workshops
  • Industry sponsored* cutting-edge research projects
  • Wide choice of PhD projects ranging from applied to blue-sky research
  • State-of-the-art research facilities in the centre of London
  • Opportunities for overseas secondments to industrial partners and universities
  • Excellent career prospects on completion of the PhD

* for eligible students only

LSBU Research Centres Website:  

please click on the link on the apply button above to see the specific PhD posts available.

Closing date for applications: 20th August 2019.

PhD Start: September/October 2019

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