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University Alliance DTA3 - three-year fully-funded PhD opportunities in the UK

University Alliance DTA3 - three-year fully-funded PhD

DTA3/COFUND offers a chance to be trained at the UK’s top professional and technical universities. Operated by University Alliance, the programme is supported by the MSCA PhD programme. Delivered across a consortium of universities, partners with projects in this call are:

  • University of Central Lancashire
  • Coventry University
  • University of Greenwich
  • University of Hertfordshire
  • University of Huddersfield
  • Nottingham Trent University
  • Sheffield Hallam University
  • University of South Wales
  • Teesside University


  • A comparison of transcriptome signature of resistance exercise adaptations in young, older adults and athlete
  • Effect of aging on Leishmania infection: Ex vivo analysis of Leishmania infection of human blood
  • Evaluating the impact of a digital lifestyle behaviour change intervention for the management of type 2 diabetes
  • Fully automated quantification of myocardial infarct size using artificial intelligence methods
  • Gut microbiota as a novel nutritional target to influence systemic inflammation in overweight participants with asthma
  • High-intensity interval training (HIIT) as an option in a multidimensional menu of physical activity choices to benefit population health
  • Identification of the molecular mechanisms of longevity in long-lived mutants of insulin and Klotho signalling
  • Inter-individual differences in the responses of patients with low back pain to exercise interventions
  • Investigating novel methods for homebased stroke rehabilitation: combining action observation and motor imagery therapy with integrated technology
  • Predictor of fluorosis: total fluoride intake or subsequent fluoride absorption?
  • The effectiveness of Virtual Reality (VR) for management of persistent pain
  • Augmented/Virtual reality and serious games as integrators of construction technology
  • Construction waste comminution with low energy microwaves for high value recycling
  • Design and Experimental Investigation of Solar powered energy storage and generation systems
  • Developing high performance thermoelectric materials for low to medium temperature range applications
  • Increasing the Energy Yield from Anaerobic Digestion by the Integration of a Novel On-line Volatile Fatty Acid (VFA) Analyser
  • Intelligent BIM tool for Construction Waste and Associated Embodied Energy Minimisation at Design Stage using Supply Chain Collaboration
  • Local Infrastructure Health and Safety System
  • Neural-network simulation of complex minigrids
  • Novel Energy Trading Models to encourage the use of Smart and Renewable Energy (SRE) Technologies
  • Probing electron transport and nanoscale behaviour in perovskite solar cells
  • Unified City Information Modelling. A challenge to resilient and efficient societies
  • An examination of the relationship between unhealthy weight and alcohol consumption in young women
  • An exploration of the prevalence of lifestyle factors including alcohol, drugs and mental health amongst young people who commit hate crimes
  • Engaging the hardest to reach in energy advice
  • Experiences of Crime and Criminal Justice Among People with Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • The impact of parental imprisonment on children: A European comparative study
  • The Social construction of police corruption: a cross cultural analysis between the Afghan and European police forces
  • Understanding investigative errors in major crime investigations
  • Understanding the Use of Digital Forensics in the Investigation and/or Prosecution of Major Crime Offences
  • Environmentally friendly Pb-free ceramics for energy storage

For more information and details of individual recruiting projects see website.

Applicants must apply using the online form on the University Alliance website.

Application deadline 23:59 (BST Time) on Monday 14 October 2019.

University Alliance DTA3 - three-year fully-funded PhD opportunities in the UK
University Alliance DTA3 - three-year fully-funded PhD opportunities in the UK
University Alliance DTA3 - three-year fully-funded PhD opportunities in the UK

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