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  Flow synthesis of microporous organic polymers
  Dr S Lau
Application Deadline: 19 April 2020

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A PhD project is available to scale up the production of advanced polymers through the Flow synthesis of porous organic polymers.
  Developing renewable strategies to overcome physical aging of polymers
  Dr S Lau
Application Deadline: 8 May 2020

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A PhD project is available for developing new strategies to overcome physical aging of polymers – the bane of many applications within chemical engineering.
  Transforming plastic waste into devices for water treatment
  Dr S Lau
Application Deadline: 19 April 2020

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A PhD project is available to transform plastic waste into devices for water purification. The successful applicant will work closely together with a collaborative network of researchers designing next-generation filters to remove organic, inorganic and metallic toxicants and pollutants from various waste water streams.
  Bioinformatics for Personalized and Precision Neoantigen Therapeutics in Cancer
  Prof T Hupp, Dr JA Alfaro
Applications accepted all year round

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Despite the success of immune checkpoint inhibitors in the clinic, most cancer patients do not respond, and even among responders therapeutic resistance is a problem.
  Condition monitoring of permanent magnet machines
  Dr K Gyftakis
Application Deadline: 11 April 2020

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PhD Type

3-phase Permanent Magnet (PM) machines are used as motors and generators in various modern applications such as the electric transportation, wind energy harvesting and industry.
  New optical components and devices from micro-structured fibres
  Dr J D Shephard
Applications accepted all year round

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A range of hollow core micro-structured fibres have been developed over the past 10 years with promising and unique optical properties.
  Laser controlled nanoparticle deposition
  Dr J D Shephard
Applications accepted all year round

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Jetting of nanoparticle inks is a key additive manufacturing technology enabling direct writing of multi-material multi-functional components.
  Ultrafast lasers for surgical applications
  Dr J D Shephard
Applications accepted all year round

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New technologies aimed at enabling the practical use ultrafast picosecond/femtosecond lasers in modern surgical procedures will be investigated.
  New EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Wind and Marine Energy Systems and Structures

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A new Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) at the University of Strathclyde will train researchers to PhD level in wind and marine energy.
  Visual search strategies and knowledge elicitation in sports officiating - Project ID SAS0019
  Dr D Mascarenhas, Dr C English
Application Deadline: 30 November 2019

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Sports officials’ (referees and umpires) decisions can have a big impact upon the outcome of games. However, our understanding of the processes that officials employ to make quick and accurate decisions is only still in its infancy.
  Next Generation Components for Quantum Communication
  Prof G Buller
Applications accepted all year round

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Quantum Communications has the potential to provide verifiably secure communications, guaranteed by the laws of quantum mechanics.
  Quantum-Enhanced Imaging in Extreme Environments
  Prof G Buller
Applications accepted all year round

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Single-Photon and photon-pair correlated imaging has opened up a number of exciting possibilities for three-dimensional imaging in extreme environments such as imaging through obscurants (eg fog, smoke), and underwater.
  Multi-agent AI for coordinating a hardware gig economy
  Prof T Drysdale
Application Deadline: 25 March 2020

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Gig economies have turned many traditional business models on their heads, and are poised to do the same yet again, but for one of the most traditional economies.
  PhD in Algorithmic Approximate Computing
  Prof M Sellathurai, Dr J Mota
Application Deadline: 28 January 2020

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Project description. The aim of this PhD project is to develop techniques for performing approximate computation in energy-constrained environments.
  Index-near-zero-embedded optical resonators
  Dr M Ferrera
Applications accepted all year round

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Optical cavities (nanoantennas, micro-ring resonators, Fabry-Perot nanocavities, etc.) immersed in an index-near-zero environment will be modelled, fabricated, and characterised.
  Ultra-nonlinear epsilon-near-zero flat optics
  Dr M Ferrera
Applications accepted all year round

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Design and characterisation of different artificial materials for the design of ultra-fast tuneable photonics devices. Giant epsilon-near-zero nonlinearities are targeted to allow subwavelength manipulation of light in both classic and quantum regime.
  2D and 3D Computational Imaging Through Turbulence
  Dr Y Altmann, Prof S McLaughlin, Prof G Buller
Applications accepted all year round

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The main objectives of this computational PhD project are to develop new and ground-breaking methods for fast and robust 3D imaging and sensing.
  Designer two-dimensional heterostructures for quantum photonics
  Dr B D Gerardot
Applications accepted all year round

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Two-dimensional semiconductors, which can be easily combined to create entirely new materials, offer completely unique opportunities to design the electronic and optical properties of individual particles at the quantum level.
  UK/EU DTP PhD on Microwave Health Care Technologies
  Dr D Anagnostou
Applications accepted all year round

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We are seeking excellent and self-motivated students who are familiar with one or more of the following. RF Circuits, Radar, RFID, Wi-Fi, Sensors, Microwaves, Antennas, Programming, Embedded Systems, Machine Learning.
  Photoelectron Circular Dichroism as a Chiral Probe
  Dr D Townsend
Applications accepted all year round

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This experimental project will investigate photoelectron circular dichroism (PECD) in chiral molecules (i.e. molecules exhibiting distinct forms that are non-superimposable mirror images).
  Time-Resolved Photoelectron Spectroscopy using Hollow-Core Photonic Crystal Fibres
  Dr D Townsend
Applications accepted all year round

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Recent advances in hollow-core photonic crystal fibre technology now permit widely tuneable generation of femtosecond light pulses in the ultraviolet spectral region.
  EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Robotics and Autonomous Systems

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Heriot-Watt University and the University of Edinburgh are jointly offering an exciting opportunity to study a PhD through an innovative 4-year PhD training programme, drawing on our extensive experience with postgraduate teaching and research supervision in the area of Robotics and Autonomous Systems.
  EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Robotics and Autonomous Systems

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Heriot-Watt University and the University of Edinburgh are jointly offering an exciting opportunity to study a PhD through an innovative 4-year PhD training programme, drawing on our extensive experience with postgraduate teaching and research supervision in the area of Robotics and Autonomous Systems.
  PhD studentship – Image Analysis in Ultrasound Imaging
  Dr V Sboros
Application Deadline: 11 February 2020

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Supervisors.
  Variable Stiffness Actuation for Bioinspired Underwater Vehicle Design
  Dr F Giorgio-Serchi, Dr A Stokes
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Background of the Project. Fish and other aquatic organisms propel themselves by performing various types of flapping foil routines.
  EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Mathematical Modelling, Analysis & Computation: 4-year PhD studentships

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The Maxwell Institute Graduate School for Modelling, Analysis & Computation (MAC-MIGS. ) invites application for its 4-year PhD programme for entry in September 2019.
  EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Mathematical Modelling, Analysis & Computation: 4-year PhD studentships

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PhD Type

The Maxwell Institute Graduate School for Modelling, Analysis & Computation (MAC-MIGS. ) invites application for its 4-year PhD programme for entry in September 2019.
  EPSRC InDustrial CDT for Offshore Renewable Energy (IDCORE)
Application Deadline: 31 May 2019

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PhD Type

A jointly awarded Doctorate in Engineering from the University of Edinburgh, Exeter University and Strathclyde University, offering ten places per year funded by the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council.
  EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Soft Matter for Formulation and Industrial Innovation (SOFI2 CDT)

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16 fully funded, four-year PhD studentships are available in the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Soft Matter for Formulation and Industrial Innovation (SOFI2 CDT) commencing in September 2019, for graduates in the physical and biological sciences, mathematics and engineering.
  Finite element (FE) modelling of the additive manufacture (3D printing) of metals
  Prof A J Moore
Applications accepted all year round

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Applications are invited for a fully-funded PhD studentship starting in September 2019. It is suitable for well-qualified students who have (or expect to obtain) a first class degree in engineering, physics or other relevant subject.
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