PhD Studentships in Technology, Oxford Brookes University [UK]

Up to five funded 3-year PhD Studentships are available in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematical Sciences, Electronics and Communications.

£14,000 tax-free per annum UK/EU students (plus fees paid)
£12,000 tax-free per annum International students (plus fees paid)

The 2008 Research Assessment Exercise placed the School of Technology at Oxford Brookes University in an excellent position, showing that we undertake research of world class standard in a number of areas.

For more details about our research please see

Five fully funded PhD studentships are available in the School for an October 2009 start.

Students must work on a research project of strategic importance to the School. Projects are available in the following areas:

  • Computer Science: Computer vision, digital identity, digital forensics, formal algorithm development, formal methods in software design, web technologies.
  • Electronics and communications: Wireless sensor networks, biomedical electronics, crypto-hardware design.
  • Mathematics: Applied inverse problems, computational algebra and algorithm development.
  • Engineering: Joining technology, fatigue testing, risk and reliability, scaffold structures, design of electric vehicles, sustainable techniques and materials for transport manufacture.

More detailed descriptions of projects available are given at

If you wish to discuss a project informally prior to making an application, please contact the potential supervisor at the email address given within each project description.

These studentships are open to all suitable qualified applicants. Full fees (at home/EU or International level, as appropriate) and an annual bursary of £12,000 (international), £14,000 (home/EU) will be paid subject to satisfactory progress.

Applicants should have a 1st or 2i at undergraduate level, or at least a merit at Masters level in a engineering, mathematical, computer science or analytical subject.

Please fill in the application form and obtain references as per instructions at

For general application queries please contact tech-research[ at ]