From climate change to cancer and airline security to food safety, we’re tackling society’s biggest challenges with research that is transforming the world and saving lives.
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We give our researchers the tools they need to succeed:
Our research won the 2015 Queens Anniversary Prize – the highest honour for a UK university – and 90% of our research was classed as world-leading, internationally excellent or internationally recognised in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework.
We’re now offering over 50 fully-funded PhD studentships for UK, EU or international students in our core subject areas or key research themes.
Apply now to join the next generation of research leaders.
“I’d like to continue in academia as a postdoctoral research associate, before moving in to product development of medical devices.”
“Following my PhD, my ambition is to become a university lecturer and researcher.”
“I am researching the use of new geospatial technology to measure erosion in peatland environments in north Spain.”