University of Edinburgh Featured PhD Programmes
University of Dundee Featured PhD Programmes
Imperial College London Featured PhD Programmes
Norwich Research Park Featured PhD Programmes
University of Bristol Featured PhD Programmes
The Sheffield Chemical and Biological Engineering Graduate School

The Sheffield Chemical and Biological Engineering Graduate Programme

Have you got what it takes to join a Department that is number 1 for research environment? Can you ‘Help Transform Tomorrow’?

Join us for our exclusive PhD Open Day on Wednesday 30 October 11am – 3pm. Learn about our programme and the many, fully funded PhD offers we have for you here in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at the University of Sheffield.

A visit to Sheffield will give you the best opportunity to hear first-hand from our current students and staff about our research opportunities. You'll find out what makes us special.

Why should you come?

  • We've invested £3.5 million in new research facilities for you
  • We're a research-led department and since 2017 set a new record by winning £9 million of competitive grants
  • We have 87 funders
  • We have five research centres
  • We’ve a thriving research community with over 180 PhD students
  • We’re top 5 in the UK for chemical engineering output (REF 2014).

We want you to become part of the research engine of the Department - bringing your innovation, expertise and your creativity. Come and get the information that will help you to make the decisions that will shape your future.


The Open Day will consist of:

  • Drinks on Arrival
  • Welcome from the Head of Department Professor Jim Litster and Head of PGR Dr Jags Pandhal
  • Talks from Current PhD Students
  • Lunch with posters presentations by current students
  • Tour of the state-of-the-art laboratories you’ll be using
  • Tour of our flagship building for Engineering ‘The Diamond’

Our rich environment for learning will prepare you to be a 21st century scientist and engineer. Our direct links with major industry players mean your learning will be cutting-edge and industry relevant. Many of our PhD graduates have gone on to work for global giants such as Siemens, AstraZeneca, GSK, Nestle, P&G, Shell and Petronas.

The open day will take place at:

Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
Robert Hadfield Building
The University of Sheffield
Mappin Street
S1 3JD

Read some of our current PhD student profiles

Our PhD student are studying a diverse range of disciplines:

James Bezzina's PhD research is exploring how to transform our waste into a sustainable resource.

Abitha Balashanmugam is exploring a greener, safer and more economical carbon capture solution.

Emma Chandler is developing new protein purification processes, which could be the key to producing cost-effective medicines for the treatment of complex diseases such as cancer.

Watch why our graduate school is the best place to study

Insert previous message below for editing? 
You haven’t included a message. Providing a specific message means universities will take your enquiry more seriously and helps them provide the information you need.
Why not add a message here
* required field
Send a copy to me for my own records.

Your enquiry has been emailed successfully


FindAPhD. Copyright 2005-2019
All rights reserved.