At the University of Glasgow we have been delivering world-class engineering education and research for more than 150 years. Founded in 1451, the University of Glasgow is the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world. We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of leading UK research universities, and our annual research contract income totals around £181M. The University of Glasgow was the first and only UK university to be rated as 5 Stars Plus overall. (QS World University Rankings 2015)
The School of Engineering at the University of Glasgow has an outstanding research reputation and attracts students from all over the world. We are renowned as a dynamic centre for academic research that brings together fundamentals, technologies and applications. We offer excellent facilities for research, including a stimulating working environment and an excellent student support and supervision structure. The School has world class and unique facilities, internationally established research leaders, a strong postgraduate research population and a culture of innovation and enterprise.
The School has an integrated research structure of sufficient scale to enable major engineering challenges to be tackled effectively. We are delivering research excellence that has economic and societal impact, addressing large-scale challenges. In the latest research assessment (REF 2014), 95% of our research has been judged to be "internationally excellent" or "world-leading", placing us 4th in the UK across all the Engineering disciplines. This latest assessment confirms The University of Glasgow's position as one of the leading Engineering institutions in the UK. Find out more about our exciting PhD opportunities
If you are looking to join a thriving and highly successful research community visit our website to find out how to apply and about possible studentship opportunities