Current PhD and EngD Vacancies
The following four year PhD and EngD Studentships are currently available. Please check the site from time to time as new studentships are announced as they become available from sponsors.
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|Project topic||Sponsors||Closing date||Start date|
|PhD: Online Health Monitoring of Composite Manufacturing (ATP) Processes||University of Sheffield & EPSRC*||30 Jun 2017||4 Sep 2017|
EngD Projects - What is an EngD?
|EngD: Machinability of Titanium Alloys||Sandvik, University of Sheffield (AMRC with Boeing) & EPSRC*||30 Jun 2017||4 Sep 2017|
|EngD: Driveline and transmission of the future||Ricardo, University of Sheffield (AMRC with Boeing) & EPSRC*||30 Jun 2017||4 Sep 2017|
|EngD: Fundamentals of ceramic matrix composite (CMC) machining||Rolls-Royce plc, University of Sheffield (AMRC with Boeing) & EPSRC*||30 Jun 2017||4 Sep 2017|
|EngD: Disruptive Machining Methods for Large Aerospace Wing Structures||GKN Aerospace, University of Sheffield (AMRC with Boeing) & EPSRC*||30 Jun 2017||4 Sep 2017|
|EngD: Active and adaptive control of machining processes||University of Sheffield (AMRC with Boeing) & EPSRC*||30 Jun 2017||4 Sep 2017|
|EngD: Developing a knowledge based engineering system for machining tool path optimisation||University of Sheffield (AMRC with Boeing) & EPSRC*||30 Jun 2017||4 Sep 2017|
Unless otherwise specified, applicants should have or expect to obtain a 1st class or a good 2.1 degree or Masters (with Merit) in the subject areas indicated in the project description, and should be enthusiastic about research but also have a strong interest in laboratory and hands-on activities.
* Please note that these projects are partially EPSRC funded and are open only to UK and EU applicants who have been resident in the UK for at least 3 years immediately preceding the start of the course. More specifically the student must:
- Have settled status in the UK, meaning they have no restrictions on how long they can stay, AND
- Been 'ordinarily resident' in the UK for 3 years prior to the start of the grant. This means they must have been normally residing in the UK (apart from temporary or occasional absences), AND
- Have not been residing in the UK wholly or mainly for the purpose of full-time education (this does not apply to UK or EU nationals).
Candidates must also be able show that their English language proficiency is at a level which allows them to successfully complete the EngD. All applicants require an English language qualification, typically a GCSE or an IELTS test (a score of 7 or above is required, with a minimum of 6 in each component).
If in doubt about any aspect of Eligibility, please email email@example.com for clarification.