Meet Our Students


Exploring machine learning and nonlinear dynamics.

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"If there is a topic you are passionate about then postgraduate study will be enormously rewarding and won’t feel like work at all."

Read more from Max here. 


Investigating padded clothing in rugby.

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"Picking a PhD has allowed me to use my academic and sporting knowledge to positively affect a sport I love, as well as enhance my career in both engineering and sport."

Read more from Angus here.


Researching the mechanical forces that influence the behaviour of cells and tissues.

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"It is fascinating to work at the interface between engineering, biology and medical applications – and the facilities at the university provide an excellent foundation for my work."

Read more from Claudia here. 


Focused on sports equipment design, particularly hockey sticks.

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"I think my PhD experience gave me confidence in my ability to understand new concepts and assimilate large amounts of information, which has helped me progress quickly in my current role"

Read more from Mark here.