University of Brighton Doctoral College is offering fully funded PhD studentships for 2016. Studentships are worth over £60,000 and will support full-time doctoral study over three or four years.
University invites applications from world-class research students to contribute towards their mission to stimulate innovation and test conventional wisdom in the interests of a better and fairer world.
The University of Brighton is a university of 20,685 students and 2,700 staff based on five campuses in Brighton, Eastbourne and Hastings on the south coast of England.
Most postgraduate courses require an overall IELTS score of at least 6.5 with no element less than 5.5.
Course Level: Studentships are available for pursuing PhD programme.
Study Subject: Studentship areavailable in Arts and Humanities, Life, Health and Physical Sciences and Social Sciences.
List of Studentships: Arts and Humanities: Design Star AHRC studentships, Horace Nicholls: artist-photographer at war, TECHNE AHRC studentships, The Imperial War Museum and public memory of the Second World War
Life, health and Physical Sciences: –An investigation to identify immunological and pharmacological approaches to mitigate stress and control the immune system in ovarian cancer
-Cyber security risk management for health?based critical infrastructures
-Does social isolation accelerate ageing? Understanding stress-induced immune system dysfunction and molecular drivers of ageing
-Engineering a bioartificial liver prototype using cell loaded macroporous hydrogel scaffolds
-Experimental and theoretical investigation of transient fluid dynamic phenomena in the vicinity of automotive fuel injectors
-Exploring key priorities in children’s foot health
-Intelligent visual data exploration and analytics for automotive engineering
-Life sketches: evidence?based analysis of trophic interactions across the tree of life from the biodiversity literature
-Modelling and experimental study of automotive fuel droplets and sprays heating and evaporation
-Modification of Flax fibres for increased antimicrobial activity in the hospital environment
-Spaces of co?operation: rethinking practices of ecological citizenship as commoning
-Talking diagrams: unlocking the knowledge contained in diagram data
What is the mechanism through which antipsychotics causes metabolic syndrome and induces beta cell toxicity?
Social Sciences -Doing/undoing trans sexualities: experiences of sex, sexualities and relationships of people who identify as transgender
-Engaging the creative and imaginative capacities of citizens in climate adaptation and mitigation scenarios
-Improving project capability in the public sector: a case study within UK government
-Postgraduate supervision in professional and pedagogic practice: processes, challenges, support, and success
-Protest and presence: the political voice of the marginalised
-Spaces of co?operation: rethinking practices of ecological citizenship as communing
-Sport, inclusion and people ‘on the move’: achieving positive social outcomes among transnationally displaced people
Award: Studentships are worth over £60,000 and will support full-time doctoral study over three or four years.
Award can be taken at:
World-class research students
Nationality: UK citizens can apply for this PhD studentship.
College Admission Requirement
MPhil/PhD: Normally students will hold a first or second class honours degree or recognised equivalent relevant and in some cases a recognised masters degree or equivalent relevant to the proposed programme of study, or appropriate research or professional experience which resulted in published work, written reports or other appropriate evidence of accomplishment.
EngD: The normal minimum entry requirement is a 2(i) Honours degree in a relevant subject or a recognised equivalent. A 2(ii) may be acceptable if supplemented with a relevant postgraduate qualification and/or substantial industrial experience.
English Language Requirement: For applicants whose first language is not English, the minimum standard of English competence accepted is normally equivalent to the following International English Language Testing System (IELTS) scores:
-College of Arts: 7.0 overall, 7 for writing, and none below 6.5.
-Brighton Business School: 7.0 overall, 7 for writing, and none below 6.0.
-School of Health Professions: 7.0 overall, 7 for writing, and none below 6.5.
-School of Sport and Service Management: 7.0 overall, 7 for writing, and none below 6.0.
-For Engineering and Environment & Technology: A minimum of 6.0 in each component.
-For all other subjects: 6.5 overall and minimum 6.0 for writing.
All SELT (Secure English language tests) must have been obtained within the preceding two years.
Supporting Material: Alongside application University also require applicant to upload copies of their bachelors and masters certificates and transcripts, IELTS certificate or equivalent, and two references (one must be academic and both must have been written within the last year).
How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.
Application Deadline: The deadline for applications is 9th March, 2016.