Our School is recognised for its high-quality research with 94% of our research rated 'world-leading or internationally excellent' by the Research Excellence Framework 2014.
Our research is organised around our research groups, allowing the availability of a wide variety of PhD projects.
Explore and find out more about current project ideas by selecting a research group or research centre below.
Take a look through our research and supervisor profiles to decide if your intended research topic is likely to fit with any of the research the school is already undertaking. If there is a match, please contact the academic for that research area to discuss your research topic in more detail.
Please bear in mind that these research projects are currently unfunded so when making your application, you will be required to demonstrate that you have already obtained, or intend to apply for, external funding. To find out about our funded projects and studentships, and how to apply for these opportunities, visit our studentships and fees and funding pages.