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
China Scholarship Council-University of Leeds Scholarship Food science and Nutrition Citizens or permanent residents of the People's Republic of China 9 January 2019
Leeds Doctoral Scholarships Food science and Nutrition Worldwide (International, UK and EU) 11 January 2019

Directly funded PhD projects

Title Subject area Eligibility Deadline
What is the science behind healthier, protein containing snacks? How do food components interact with saliva to determine sensory experience? Food science and Nutrition UK and EU 14 December 2018

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