Postgraduate research opportunities

Browse through our research degree opportunities to find PhD projects and scholarships. Some of our funding options are linked to specific projects, whilst others can be applied more flexibly, allowing you to choose your research area and supervisor. These opportunities are awarded on the basis of academic merit and are very competitive, so it is important you make enquiries and apply as early as possible. Former students may be eligible for a 10% discount on fees with our alumni bursary.

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Funding schemes

Title Subject area Eligibility Deadline
EPSRC Centres for Doctoral Training UK and EU See CDTs for details
Endowed Research Scholarships 2019/20 Food science and Nutrition UK and EU 3 June 2019 (17:00 UK time)

Directly funded PhD projects

Title Subject area Eligibility Deadline
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Molecules to Product Food science and Nutrition UK and EU 31 May 2019

Competition funded PhD projects

Title Subject area Eligibility Deadline
Food and nutrient intake in relation to health outcomes: the UK Women's Cohort Study Food science and Nutrition Worldwide (International, UK and EU) Applications accepted all year round
The role of genetics in the regulation of metabolism and cardiometabolic diseases and cancer Food science and Nutrition Worldwide (International, UK and EU) Applications accepted all year round
Physiological and psychological mechanisms of resistance to weight loss Food science and Nutrition Worldwide (International, UK and EU) Applications accepted all year round
Development and validation of new dietary assessment methods Food science and Nutrition Worldwide (International, UK and EU) Applications accepted all year round
Bayesian clustering, Dirichlet process mixture modelling and metabolic profile landscape analysis of fat and lipid biomarkers derived from large-scale lipidomics Food science and Nutrition Worldwide (International, UK and EU) Applications accepted all year round
Food colloids and interfacial science Food science and Nutrition Worldwide (International, UK and EU) Applications accepted all year round
Crystal engineering approaches for the design of novel delivery systems for nutrients and nutraceuticals Food science and Nutrition Worldwide (International, UK and EU) Applications accepted all year round
Choice architecture: nudging food choice behaviour Food science and Nutrition Worldwide (International, UK and EU) Applications accepted all year round
Older adults' food choice and dietary intake Food science and Nutrition Worldwide (International, UK and EU) Applications accepted all year round
New nutritional strategies to modulate postprandial cardiometabolic risk in metabolic disease - Nutrition and public health Worldwide (International, UK and EU) 31 May 2019
New nutritional strategies for improved vascular outcomes in double diabetes - Nutrition and public health Worldwide (International, UK and EU) 31 May 2019
New nutritional strategies for the treatment and management of gestational diabetes - Nutrition and public health Worldwide (International, UK and EU) 31 May 2019