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Exhibitors for FindAPhD LIVE! EDINBURGH on Wednesday 17 October 2018 are listed below:

Abertay University

Join our vibrant research community and study for a Postgraduate Research Degree.

Abertay is a compact and focused university with a reputation for working effectively across traditional research boundaries. We are committed to research that delivers real impact for society. From environmental research into sustainable businesses, using technology to improve cancer drug discovery and to secure our identities online, to understanding the psychology behind the witness testimony of crime victims, and using computer games as investigative tools, our researchers are solving complex real-world problems.

Postgraduate Research Students work alongside experts from a range of discipline areas to pose new questions and find creative solutions to the problems facing society. Our research students are central to our research community.

The University prides itself on its excellent research environment and researcher training opportunities, its close links with industry, the public and third sectors, its welcoming student support, and its pan-University Graduate School which encourages interdisciplinary working in our next generation of researchers. Abertay offers a unique postgraduate experience within an environment of discovery and innovation.

Cranfield University

Profile coming soon.

Graduate School of Economic & Social Sciences, University of Mannheim

Are you looking to work with like-minded people in an international academic environment? The Graduate School of Economic and Social Sciences (GESS) at the University of Mannheim (Germany) specialises in Business, Economics, and the Social Sciences.

Profit from an internationally recognized teaching and training concept, and lay the foundations for you to become an independent researcher. Our focus is on empirical and quantitative methods and their application to Business, Economics, and Social Sciences. Conduct research in a unique environment across the program disciplines. Our courses are taught by respected faculty members and enhanced by our excellent libraries and resources. Take your research as far as your imagination allows and find your (academic) home in GESS and in Mannheim.

• All doctoral programs in English

• Engage with internationally recognized professors

• Benefit from generous monthly scholarships

• No tuition fees – government funded first-class education

Come and talk to us in Edinburgh and Oxford.

Masaryk University

Masaryk University, bearing the name of the first Czechoslovak president T. G. Masaryk, was founded in the 2nd largest city of the Czech Republic, Brno, in 1919. In nearly 100 years of its existence, Masaryk University has succeeded in educating over 170,000 graduates, who have excelled in many fields and in many countries around the world.

Research is one of the top priorities of Masaryk University. The university intensively cooperates with acknowledged international universities and research institutions. To the PhD candidates it offers an international and interdisciplinary environment. The unique modern research infrastructure hosts wide range of topics, supervised by experiences supervisors (ERC holders).

A key role in research activities is played by the CEITEC – The Central European Institute of Technology. It is a consortium of six partners, university, higher education institutes and research institutes in Brno. CEITEC houses laboratories for nearly 600 scientists and more than 1,200 students, equipped with first-class technologies create optimal conditions for both basic and applied research.

SOAS University of London

Profile coming soon.

The Open University

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University of Birmingham

At Birmingham we encourage and empower people, enabling them to make the most of their time with us. Our vision is to inspire today's brightest postgraduate researchers to make a major impact on society and to become the leaders of tomorrow in whatever field they pursue. We are constantly striving to provide our doctoral (PhD) researchers with the best possible supervision, research facilities and support services to ensure that they reach the peak of their potential. Being a doctoral researcher at Birmingham means working and developing alongside world-leading academics, with outstanding training and development opportunities at your fingertips. A PhD from Birmingham is therefore much more than a continuation from your previous studies: it is a real investment in your future.

We are also investing in our doctoral researchers and have over £25 million in postgraduate student support and scholarships to enable the most talented postgraduates from across the world to realise their potential with us.

University of Bristol

The University of Bristol has a long history of attracting the brightest and most gifted individuals from across the world. Our students study alongside the best in their field, in a supportive and stimulating environment recognised globally for its academic excellence. Our graduates are the 4th most targeted by Britain’s top 100 employers (High Fliers Research 2018).

The University of Bristol is one of the UK’s finest research universities, occupying a spot in the top 5 for research quality and recognised as having a major impact on society and the economy (REF 2014). We are a top 10 UK university (QS Rankings 2019), and our historic and innovative campus pins together some of Bristol’s most popular districts.

Beautiful, cosmopolitan and vibrant, Bristol is the South West's leading city. Arts, sport, green spaces and community activities thrive within its boundaries, and it has won an array of accolades including ‘best UK city to live in’ (The Times, 2017).

University of Cambridge

Profile coming soon.

University of Edinburgh

A centre of academic excellence for more than 400 years, the University of Edinburgh is consistently among the top 50 universities in the world.

Joining the University as a postgraduate student gives you a unique opportunity to work with some of the most influential academics in your chosen field. All our students benefit from the strong research environment that informs our degrees and from our commitment to high-quality, innovative teaching. The latest report from the Quality Assurance Agency awarded us the highest rating possible for the quality of the student learning experience, and with 100% of our academic departments producing world-leading research, the latest Research Excellence Framework placed us top in Scotland.

The University is located at the heart of Edinburgh, one of Europe’s great cultural hubs. It is one of the largest and most diverse universities in the UK, with over 35,000 students from some 140 countries.

University of Glasgow

A world Top 100 institution, the University of Glasgow is a research powerhouse, immensely proud of its past but focused on an exciting future. Founded in 1451, the University of Glasgow has a long-established global reputation for excellence. The University is internationally recognised as a leading centre of teaching and research, with 81% of our research being recognised as ‘internationally excellent’ and 31% of all research judged to be ‘world leading’ (REF2014).

With over 2000 active researchers and annual research earnings of over £181M, you will join a vibrant and diverse community of over 7000 postgraduate students and be taught by passionate academics, among the best in the world, and renowned for their leading edge research.

University of Leeds

Leeds is one of the UK’s leading research universities and one of the top 100 universities in the world (QS World Rankings 2019).

We’re engaged in world-class research across an exceptionally wide range of disciplines, with opportunities for collaborative research with experts across the University and beyond. We are committed to research that makes a difference to society and are investing in our facilities and researchers, including offering a wide range of scholarships and funding opportunities, in order to create an environment in which world-leading research can flourish.

Our postgraduate researchers are an integral part of this, helping push back the boundaries of knowledge in new and exciting ways. If you want to be part of a research community that will encourage and stimulate, challenge and support you, then Leeds is the place for you.

University of Manchester

The University of Manchester is one of the most respected higher education institutions worldwide. With an investment programme which has seen £750 million spent on facilities since 2004, we are well on the way to achieving our target of becoming one of the world’s top twenty-five universities. Our research output has placed us amongst the UK’s top research universities in the most recent Research Excellence Framework, with the quality and breadth of our activity placing us fifth in the UK for research power.

We offer a wide range of courses and currently have over 9,000 overseas students enrolled from over 180 countries. Our extensive programme of careers support ensures that students are ready for the world of work and our graduates are frequently targeted by employers from all over the UK and beyond.

University of Nottingham

At the University of Nottingham, discovery is in our DNA. We deliver world-leading research to solve today’s global challenges. Research that transforms lives, shapes the future and improves societies across the globe.

We are ranked 8th in the UK for research power in the most recent Research Excellence Framework and were named as one of the top 100 universities worldwide by the QS World University Rankings 2019. For postgraduate research, the University of Nottingham is an exciting and fulfilling place to be.

Our cutting-edge research facilities, leading academics and industry connections offer opportunities to investigate and apply your ideas, whichever discipline you specialise in. You will benefit from specialist guidance and study facilities through our Graduate School. This includes a transformative researcher development programme and funding support.

You can find a range of research opportunities, including doctoral training programmes, on our website. We also offer a wide range of postgraduate taught courses.

University of Oxford

Twice ranked 1st in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University rankings, the University of Oxford is globally renowned for its ground-breaking research, teaching excellence, and wealth of resources.

Oxford offers over 350 postgraduate courses, across both taught Masters and Doctoral degrees in a wide variety of subject areas across the arts and humanities, social sciences, mathematical, physical and life sciences, and the medical sciences.

New graduate students join a diverse community of over 10,000 from more than 150 countries. Oxford’s outstanding academic staff and facilities provide a strong foundation upon which students can build successful careers. This includes support and benefits available to them once they become part of Oxford’s alumni community.

Over 1,000 fully-funded scholarships are available for new postgraduate students starting in 2019-20. For over two-thirds of Oxford scholarships, nothing more than the standard course application is required. If you fulfil the eligibility criteria, you will be automatically considered.

University of Salford

Salford is an ambitious University, with our 20,000 students contributing enormously to the local economy and our expertise transforming individuals and communities through excellent teaching, research, innovation and engagement. We are leading in areas, including health, energy, media and the built environment and have completed impressive work with business and industry partners. Situated only one and half miles from Manchester city centre, our campus is at the heart of a £650m regeneration scheme in the local area with new multi-million pound student residences and Arts & Media buildings.

University of Southampton

From helping people to hear and cracking cybercrime, to powering spacecraft and fighting cancer, our researchers are changing the world.

Study a postgraduate course at the University of Southampton – a Russell Group university – to learn alongside the experts and go further in your field. Join a vibrant, multi-national community of over 7,000 postgraduates, and choose from a range of subjects including business, engineering, sciences, medicine, art and humanities. Applications are welcomed throughout the year, although early application is advised.

University of Strathclyde

We are a multi award winning leading technological University based in the heart of Glasgow. The University of Strathclyde has a worldwide reputation for teaching and research excellence and is home to students from over 100 countries. We offer over 200 postgraduate programmes including MSc, PgDip and PgCert accreditations.

We’re also in the UK’s top 20 universities for research intensity according to the Times Higher Education’s analysis of REF2014 and we offer a range of PhD, EngD and other postgraduate research options

University of York

Founded on principles of excellence, equality and opportunity for all, the University of York is a dynamic, research-intensive university committed to the development of life-saving discoveries and new technologies to tackle some of the most pressing global challenges.

York offers a range of postgraduate research opportunities in the arts, humanities, sciences and social sciences across over 30 academic departments and specialist research centres. Our extensive support network includes our Researcher Development Team, offering free training in a range of study and career skills and the York Graduate Research School which supports a community of over 2000 research students from the UK and around the world.

York offers a range of awards from scholarships and studentships directly funded by the University to those funded by UK Research Councils.

US-UK Fulbright Commission

The US-UK Fulbright Commission was founded by diplomatic treaty in 1948, to foster intercultural understanding between the USA and the UK through educational exchange. The Fulbright Commission offers scholarship and summer programmes, enabling British and American citizens to study, research or teach at universities on either side of the Atlantic.

As part of the EducationUSA network, we also offer British students free, accurate, and comprehensive information about opportunities to study at accredited universities in the USA. We organise USA College Day, the largest US university fair in Europe. There are currently 11,500 British students at American universities, and we can help you be one of them.

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