Research courses

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.

Studentships

Fatigue assessment of riveted railway bridges

Funding information:
The studentship is partially funded by Network Rail. The funding covers academic fees for UK/EU students. You will also receive a stipend of £15,500 per annum to cover your living expenses. Additional funding is available to present your work in a conference and for project related costs. Opportunities for tutorial support in the department are available and will enhance your teaching experience as well as provide further income (approximately £1,200 to £1,500 per annum).

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.

Facilities

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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