School of Engineering and Built Environment - Self-Funded PhD opportunities
Sustainable Urban Environments
- Analysis of the technical and market potential for responsible e-waste recycling in Scotland
- Analysis of factors influencing fuel poverty in Scotland
- Market analysis and feasibility study of natural and recycled building materials
- Domestic climate justice in Scotland
- Domestic climate justice in Scotland 2
Networks, Clouds and Communication Systems
Energy Monitoring, Diagnostics and Sensor Systems
Environmental Technology and Management
- Eco-technological design for stability and resilience of transport infrastructure
- Green infrastructure for adaptation to and resilience against natural hazards such as flooding, erosion, landslides and fires
- Sustainable use of vegetation for slope stabilisation and protection against landslides and erosion
Design, Process and Manufacturing
- Detection and Quantification of Sand “Slugs” in Gas Pipelines
- An Investigation Of Sand In Oil And Gas Pipelines By Pressure Signal Analysis Using Machine Learning and Computational Intelligence
- Sound and Vibration Measurements for Sand Monitoring in Multi-phase Pipelines with Application to the Oil & Gas Industry
- Advanced Robotics for manufacturing/ maintenance using vison integration
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Applicants will normally hold a UK honours degree 2:1 (or equivalent); or a Masters degree in a subject relevant to the research project. Equivalent professional qualifications and any appropriate research experience may be considered. A minimum English language level of IELTS score of 6.5 (or equivalent) with no element below 6.0 is required. Some research disciplines may require higher levels.
How to Apply
To apply for a PhD or Professional Doctorate degree please complete the GCU Research Application Form
Please complete the research application form above, stating the project title and reference number and attaching a research proposal.*
The form should be sent with copies of academic qualifications (including IELTS if required), 2 references and any other relevant documentation to: firstname.lastname@example.org. If you require further information about a project, please refer to the staff contact in the project summary. Applicants shortlisted for a PhD will be contacted for an interview.
Professional Doctorate Applications
Please complete the research application form above, indicating your chosen pathway in section 3 [see Prof D programme for pathways available] and including a summary of the proposed research in section 4. The form should be sent along with copies of academic qualifications (including IELTS if required), 2 references, a letter of support from your current employer and any other relevant documentation to: email@example.com.
Applicants shortlisted for a Prof D programme will be contacted for an interview. Please note that Prof D programmes commence in January of each year - the application deadline for Prof D programme is 30 November 2015 for entry in January 2016.