Postgraduate Research

Opportunities

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Are you looking for a postgraduate research opportunity?

We're offering a wide variety of studentships and other research opportunities throughout the year. As a research student, you'll work with at least one academic supervisor and be given research training to help you gain skills in research methodology.

Take a look at our current opportunities below.

Current Faculty of Science and Health studentship opportunities

Demand scheduling and emission control in e-fulfilment

This project aims to apply machine learning techniques to understand major cost/emission factors of vehicle routing subject to customer choices, so as to generate effective incentive schemes to schedule customer demands. It also aims to provide resolutions on the efficient usage of electric fleets in grocery delivery. 

Lead department: Department of Mathematical Sciences (in collaboration with the School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering)

Closing date: 12 September 2019


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Privacy-assuring signal processing for the release of healthcare data

This project is concerned with issues around data privacy in relation to the sharing of healthcare patient information/signal.

Lead department: School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (in collaboration with the School of Health and Social Care).

Closing date: 28 October 2019


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Using sport as a vehicle to enhance communication skills in young people diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)

The purpose of the present research is to examine the use of sport as a vehicle to enhance communication and social interaction skills in children and young people diagnosed with ASDs.

Lead department: School of Sport, Rehabilitation and Exercise Sciences (in collaboration with the Department of Psychology and School of Health and Social Care)

Closing date: 28 October 2019


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Wearable sensor-based rehabilitation exercise assessment platform for use in stroke rehabilitation

The main motivation of this project is the need for an effective post-stroke rehabilitation system that provides provide 24/7 assistance to stroke survivors as well as healthcare providers at home or in hospital environments.

Lead department: School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (in collaboration with the School of Sport, Rehabilitation and Exercise Sciences).

Closing date: 28 October 2019


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