We are home to the Centre for Environmental Health Engineering, a designated WHO Collaborating Centre for the protection of water quality and health.

Our course

If you are interested in doing a PhD with us, please look at the interests of our Department's research groups and get in contact with an academic.


We have studentship opportunities available, including our new Vice Chancellor’s Studentship Award and the Doctoral College Studentship Award.

Transport infrastructure risk management under natural hazards

Funding information:
The studentship is fully funded from the European Regional Development Fund under the Interreg Programme. You will receive a stipend of £20,000 per annum, for eligible UK/EU students, that will cover your university fees and living expenses. Additional funding is available for international travel to attend project meetings and conferences as well as covering consumables throughout the duration of the project. The funding for this studentship is specifically for UK and EU applicants only. Outstanding, self-funded international applicants are able to apply for the PhD project.

Expert support

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.


Our department continues to invest in the development of a suite of flexible, multi-use, experimental facilities and other specialist resources to facilitate the range of activities within our research portfolio.

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