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We offer 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. Please check the information on each studentship carefully before applying.

Faculty of Science and Health studentships

Throughout the year departments in the Faculty of Science and Health may advertise studentships and available projects. More information on supervision and applicant criteria can be found on the individual studentship pages.

Please read the adverts carefully as different projects may have different types of funding available.

Artificial Intelligence and Robotics for NDT

The School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering at the University of Essex in collaboration with The Welding Institute (TWI) is pleased to announce a PhD studentship in “Artificial Intelligence for NDT - Development of AI systems for robotic path planning and automated defect detection”.

This project seeks to continue the advancement of the robotic inspection cells in TWI (Intacom) by introducing additional methods such as eddy currents and laser ultrasound.

Lead Department: School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering

Closing date: 21st June 2021


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Faculty of Humanities studentships

Throughout the year departments in the Faculty of Humanities may advertise studentships and available projects. More information on supervision and applicant criteria can be found on the individual studentship pages.

Please read the adverts carefully as different projects may have different types of funding available.

Listening to the Listeners: An Oral History of Talking Therapists

The University of Essex and the British Library invite applications for a collaborative doctoral studentship from outstanding candidates with an interest in the history of the talking therapies. The successful applicant will research, record, catalogue, and analyse twenty in-depth life story oral history interviews with individuals who trained and worked as talking therapists from the 1960s. They will also draw on interviews already in the British Library Sound Archive. Within this broad structure, the successful applicant will develop their own approach, guided by the collaborative supervisory team.

Lead Department: Department of History

Closing date: 23 May 2021.

 

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Doctoral Training Partnerships

Our Doctoral Training Partnerships (DTPs) offer you skills training and funding for your postgraduate research. Join one of our DTPs and you'll work alongside leading academics in your subject.

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