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PhD Studentships for UK/EU applicants – University of Reading

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  • A range of funding opportunities

    Around 150 entry awards available to outstanding applicants each year

PhD Studentships for UK/EU applicants

Funding for UK and EU citizens is available from a range of sources on a competitive basis.

Follow the links to find full details regarding eligibility, available finance, application methods and closing dates. We update the information here as new funding becomes available, so check back regularly to keep up to date. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook to hear when we have added new studentship opportunities.

Funding opportunity Relevant for: Application Deadline

Doctoral Loans - New for 2018/19

 

  • All subject areas
  • Applicants from the UK/EU
  • Full or part-time study
 Ongoing
EPSRC DTP PhD Studentship in Pure Mathematics - Arithmetic equivalence of modular curves and Shimura varieties School of Mathematical, Physical and Computational Sciences - Department of Mathematics and Statistics 31 January 2019
PhD Studentship in Land Surface mathematical modelling: Novel physical and numerical methods for simulating water and heat transfer in land surface models School of Archaeology, Geography and Environmental Sciences - Geography 15 February 2019
EPSRC DTP PhD Studentship in Mathematical Analysis - Operator and spectral theory of plasmon resonances for structures with corners and edges School of Mathematical, Physical and Computational Sciences - Department of Mathematics and Statistics 15 February 2019
EPSRC DTP PhD Studentship in Mathematics & Hydrology - Improving European flood forecasts using data assimilation School of Mathematical, Physical and Computational Sciences - Department of Meteorology 22 February 2019
PhD Studentship in Quantitative Pharmacology and Neuroscience School of Chemistry, Food & Pharmacy - Dept of Pharmacy 23 February 2019
BBSRC CTP PhD studentship: Using machine learning to predict post-storage apple fruit quality with microbiomes, climatic and imagery information

Mathematics/Statistics, Agriculture, Biology, Computer Science 

28 February 2019
BBSRC CTP PhD studentship: Towards year-round production of UK strawberries Agriculture, Biology, Environmental Science 28 February 2019
BBSRC CTP PhD studentship: How does nutritional status affect plant immunity? Agriculture, Biology, Environmental Science 28 February 2019
BBSRC CTP PhD studentship: Carbon sequestration potential of apple rootstocks: the role of root recalcitrance, rhizodeposition, and the rhizosphere microbiome Agriculture, Biology, Environmental Science 28 February 2019
BBSRC CTP PhD studentship: Powdery mildew resistance in strawberry fruit Agriculture, Biology, Environmental Science 28 February 2019
PhD Studentship in Environmental Science - Understanding vegetation response to fire during glacial and interglacial states Department of Geography & Environmental Science 1 March 2019 
PhD Studentship in Environmental Science - Pollen-based reconstructions of the vegetation and climate of the circum-Mediterranean region during the Holocene Department of Geography & Environmental Science 1 March 2019
PhD Studentship in Biomedical Sciences/Biomedical Engineering - Rapid blood platelet analysis: linking micro-capillary assays to novel digital microscopy and smartphone technology School of Biological Science 4 March 2019
EPSRC DTP PhD Studentship in Computer Science - Artificial Intelligence Enabled Smart LED Lighting for Eco, and Assisted Living Space School of Mathematical, Physical and Computational Sciences - Computer Science 4 March 2019
EPSRC DTP PhD Studentship in Pharmacy - Enhancing early stage drug discovery using a transformative approach to crystal structure determination School of Pharmacy 4 March 2019
EPSRC DTP PhD Studentship in Mathematics - In Vivo Verification of Proton Therapy: Derivation of Delivered Radiation Dose via Prompt Gamma Imaging School of Mathematical, Physical and Computational Sciences - Department of Mathematics 4 March 2019 
EPSRC DTP PhD Studentship in drug delivery - Development of novel spray dried dispersion formulations to improve oral and pulmonary delivery School of Chemistry, Food & Pharmacy - Department of Pharmacy 4 March 2019 
EPSRC DTP PhD Studentship in Data Science - Unsupervised Predictive Algorithms for Data Streaming Mining coping with unlabelled classes input School of Mathematical, Physical and Computational Sciences - Department of Computer Science  4 March 2019

SeNSS  Social Science Studentships

 

Agriculture, Policy and Development
Built Environment
Economics
Education
Law
Linguistics
Management and Business Studies
Politics and International Relations
Psychology
Real Estate and Planning
Open for applications - see further details.
EPSRC DTP studentships in the sciences  Various science areas - to be confirmed Individual PhD projects will be advertised here - check back in January 2019
Henley Business School Studentships Business Informatics, Systems & Accounting
Finance & Capital Markets
International Business & Strategy
Leadership, Organisation & Behaviour
Marketing & Reputation
Real Estate & Planning
Various deadlines apply, some on a rolling basis. Please check individual Department websites for more details
AHRC SWW DTP Studentships

Archaeology

Art

Classics

English Language and Literature

Film, Theatre and Television

History

History of Art

Law and Legal Studies

Modern Languages and European Studies

Philosophy

Political Studies and International Relations

Political Philosophy

Typography

Application system opens: Monday 3rd December

Application deadline: Friday 18th January

Interview notifications: Tuesday 12th March

Interview week: Week commencing 25th March

Award confirmation: Friday, 12th April

Wilkie Calvert Co-Supported PhD Studentships (Building research-focused partnerships with employers)  All subject areas 4 February 2019 & 28 June 2019
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training: Mathematics of Planet Earth Meteorology
Mathematics
Statistics
Physics
(Or closely related subjects)  
Details of studentship opportunities for 2019 entry will be listed on the website in November 2018

NERC SCENARIO Studentships

(environmental science-related areas)

Agriculture, Policy and Development
Archaeology
Biological Sciences
Chemistry
Geography
Environmental Sciences
Maths and Statistics
Meteorology
25 January 2019
Centre for Doctoral Training in Quantitative and Modelling Skills in Ecology and Evolution (QMEE)  Agriculture, Policy and Development
Biological Sciences
Chemistry
Geography
Environmental Sciences
Maths
Statistics 
16 February 2019
Regional PhD Bursaries for Local Residents All subject areas 3 May 2019

Find a PhD

In addition to the studentship opportunities listed here, we advertise many of our pre-defined doctoral research projects (both funded and unfunded) via the FindaPhD website.

Find out whether one of these projects designed by our academics will be right for you.

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