PhD students in chemistry


On this page you can find out about PhD opportunities in the Chemistry. Click on a project title below to find out more.

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Some of these projects come with specific funding (for example, from a research council or Centre for Doctoral Training) to cover your tuition fees and living expenses.

If a project does not come with specific funding, that does not mean that there is no funding available – there is more information about how you can fund your PhD on the following webpage.

Funding your PhD

You can find out how to apply for one of our PhD opportunities, and read our entry requirements, on the following webpage:

How to apply

Do you have your own idea for a project?

Find a potential supervisor by visiting our research webpages. Contact a member of academic staff to find out about PhD opportunities in their area.


Centres for Doctoral Training

Other funded PhD opportunities are available through the University of Sheffield's Centres for Doctoral Training or Doctoral Training Partnership, which our staff may contribute to.

University of Sheffield Centres for Doctoral Training

Current projects

Scroll down to view PhD projects in Chemistry, or use the search function if you are looking for a particular topic.