We provide world-class analysis of ceramics, polymers and metals, as well as composite materials consisting of two or more of these materials. Doing a PhD with us will allow you to use our nationally and internationally recognised facilities to test the cutting-edge of science and make new discoveries.
XPS for energy materials: development of methods for the chemical speciation of transition metals
Funding information:Funding covers a stipend £20,000 pa (tax-free) and UK “home” tuition fees for 3.5 years. Funding is available to cover travel, conferences and consumables. Eligibility follows standard research council rules and include UK/Irish citizenship or ordinary residence within the UK for 3 years prior to the funding commencing, but please note that in the latter case, only home fees will be covered.
The Doctoral College supports the academic and professional development of postgraduate researchers to ensure our world-leading research continues to grow. There is also an extensive Researcher Development Programme run at university level.
We house facilities for various research such as quasi-static, dynamic and fatigue experiments as well as processing of functional ceramic powders and functional ink formulation and deposition.