The University of Sheffield is pleased to offer SIX new opportunities for PhD research across the Faculties of Engineering and Social Science. The PhDs are expected to commence in October 2017, and have been designed to integrate with the TWENTY65 research project.
Click on the links below to find out more about each of the projects, including the lead academic contact for further information.
- Governance of multi-functionality: unpacking the design and delivery of blue-green infrastructure
- Pervasive autonomous sensing of buried pipes
- Juxtaposing bulk transfer of water and renewable energy storage
- Sustainable soils for enhanced biofilter water quality performance
- Tipping points for water infrastructure in the city of the future
- Controlling attachment of methanogens for improved anaerobic digestion
The PhDs are fully funded for Home or EU applicants plus the standard Research Council maintenance award (£14,296 per annum in 2016/17) for three years. We also welcome applicants from overseas students who are able to self-fund the difference between the Home and Overseas fees levels.
If you wish to apply for any of these projects, please send a CV and covering letter to Lindsey Farnsworth (e-mail link:l.j.farnsworth@sheffield.
ac.uk). The closing date for applications is 24 February 2017.