Research groups and centres
We also have a number of research areas being worked on by our research centres and groups.
Advanced process intensification
Waste and biomass valorisation PhDs
Funding information:UKRI stipend (e.g. £16,062 for 2022/23) Home fees covered (UK candidates only) £3,000 Research Training Support Grant £3,000 Bench fees
Environmental remediation of persistent organic pollutants, per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances
Funding information:UKRI stipend (e.g. £16,062 for 2022/23), home fees covered (for students with UK, EU pre-settled or settled status or indefinite leave to remain), £3,000 Research Training Support Grant and £3,000 Bench fees.
Optimisation and system design for bespoke dual function materials for direct air carbon capture and utilisation
Funding information:Full tuition fee waiver p.a. (UK and international students) and stipend at UKRI rates p.a. (currently at £15,609). Excellent international students are encouraged to apply, and full funding can be obtained depending on the quality of the application.
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.
What our students say
Read our student profiles to discover first-hand what it's like to study with us.
I have access to a large range of ultrasonic equipment, and also fantastic bio-labs where I conduct my bacterial research.Katie Costello, Chemical and Process Engineering Research PhD