Postgraduate Research


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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

Deep learning approach for demand management in e-retailing

This project aims to apply deep learning techniques to understand major cost/emission factors of vehicle routing subject to customer choices, so as to proactively adjust pricing to schedule customer demands.

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

Closing date: 27 January 2020

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Current School of Life Sciences studentship opportunities

Molecular mechanisms of blindness resulting from Retinitis Pigmentosa mutations in the visual receptor rhodopsin 

We are inviting applications from highly committed, talented individuals to study the molecular basis of Retinitis Pigmentosa, a rare genetic disorder that results in degeneration of the retina eventually leading to irreversible vision loss.

Lead department: School of Life Sciences (jointly funded by Fight for Sight).

Closing date: 22 November 2019

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Current Department of Psychology studentship opportunities

Neuromuscular electric stimulation and social cognition

In this multidisciplinary project, which is relevant to multisensory integration and theories of embodied cognition, the effects of facial somatosensory input on emotion recognition will be investigated using neuromuscular electric stimulation and EEG.

Lead department: Department of Psychology

Closing date: 8 December 2019

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