We are keen to develop in all our students a broad range of generic skills to complement the core technical or scientific competencies of their chosen subject area. 

Student using chemical engineering facility

Education network

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Education Network brings together a diverse group of staff and students with an interest in education practice and development.


Audio/acoustics machine learning

Funding information:

A standard stipend of £18,622 per year (2023-24).

Adhesion of radiation cured coil coatings

Funding information:

Funding covers stipend of £21,000 pa 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.

Developing hybrid physics-informed AI digital twins for bioenergy applications

Funding information:

We are offering the UKRI standard stipend (currently £18,622 per year) with an additional bursary of £1,700 per year for full 3.5 years for exceptional candidates. In addition, a research, training and support grant of £3,000 over the project is also offered. Full home or overseas tuition fees (as applicable) will be covered.
Man using physics equipment

Research opportunities

We are keen to support fellowship applications for talented applicants so we have listed some current fellowships.