Funding for postgraduate research programmes

AwardValueDeadlineDescription
College funded PhD Studentship in Computational Neuroscience: Neural dynamics of perceptual competition
(ID 2589)
3.5 year studentship funded UK/EU and international tuition fees and an annual maintenance allowance at current Research Council rate of £14,296 per year Mon 10th Apr 2017 An interdisciplinary project investigating the neural mechanisms and dynamic competition that drives perceptual alternations for ambiguous visual and auditory stimuli with modelling (mathematical / computational) and perceptual experiments (psychophysics / psychoacoustics)
PhD Studentship in Ocean Technology: Development of a numerical design algorithm for a hollow braided offshore shock absorber
(ID 2560)
3 years tuition fees UK/EU and an annual maintenance allowance at current research council rate Sun 16th Apr 2017 This PhD work will focus on the development of a numerical model and user interface that will aid mooring designers seeking to specify the hollow braided tether within a mooring design.
College funded PhD Studentship in Atmospheric Chemistry: Air pollution impacts on agriculture and natural ecosystems
(ID 2594)
3.5 year studentship including UK/EU/International tuition fees plus a stipend equivalent to the RCUK rate (£14,553 for 2017/18) Mon 1st May 2017 Current and future food production and productivity in natural ecosystems are highly vulnerable to air pollution but impacts are not well understood. This modelling and analysis project will quantify the individual and combined effects of ozone, reactive nitrogen deposition and aerosols on crop yields, the carbon cycle and climate in Europe and at the global scale.
Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship for Postgraduate Research
(ID 2582)
Home/EU - Full tuition fees, stipend and research allowance. International - full fees plus research allowance Tue 2nd May 2017 22 fully funded scholarships are available to current University of Exeter students progressing to postgraduate research programmes in 2017.
PhD Studentship in Offshore Energy: Design optimisation of floating offshore wind turbins
(ID 2592)
3.5 year studentship including UK/EU tuition fees plus a stipend equivalent to RCUK rate (£14,553 for 2017/18) Wed 3rd May 2017 This PhD work will focus aim to optimize the design of wind turbine rotor and tower enhancing coupled aerodynamic and structural models for floating offshore wind applications; enabling resilience in design to address extend life time combined with an enhanced energy yield.
Computer Science PhD Studentship in Machine Learning and Optimisation: Bayesian optimisation for deep learning
(ID 2233)
3.5 year studentship: UK/EU tuition fees and an annual maintenance allowance at current Research Council rate of £14,296 per year Deadline passed Deep learning, neural networks, structural optimisation, Bayesian optimisation, surrogate learning
Computer Science PhD Studentship in Machine Learning and Optimisation: Big data set shift and non-stationarity
(ID 2230)
3.5 year studentship: UK/EU tuition fees and an annual maintenance allowance at current Research Council rate of £14,296 per year Deadline passed Machine learning, big data, data set shift, non-stationarity, computationally efficient
PhD in Computer Science: Development of new, automated methods in image processing for photogrammetry RTI (Reflectance Transformation Imaging).
(ID 2177)
3.5 year studentship including UK/EU tuition fees plus a stipend equivalent to the RCUK rate (£14,296 for 2016/17) Deadline passed The project is to develop new, automated, image processing methods for photogrammetry RTI (Reflectance Transformation Photogrammetry).
EPSRC and British Telecommunications Industrial CASE funded Computer Science PhD Studentship in Dynamic Resource Management and Optimization for SLA Guarantees in Hyperconverged Communication Infrastructures
(ID 2180)
4 year studentship with UK/EU tuition fees and an annual maintenance allowance at the 2016/17 Research Council rate of £14,296 Deadline passed This project will develop cost-effective analytical performance models coupled with innovative optimisation methods to dynamically manage and tune communication resources in order to improve the performance and service of future Internet.
NERC GW4+ DTP PhD studentship: Remote sensing and DEEP learning for early warning of WATER quality hazards (DeepWater)
(ID 2300)
£14,296 per annum for 2016-17 Deadline passed NERC GW4+ funded studentship available for September 2017 entry. The studentship will provide funding of fees and a stipend which is currently £14,296 per annum for 2016-17.
EPSRC DTP PhD studentship: Data-Driven Mobile Networking Techniques for Efficient QoS Provisioning
(ID 2429)
3.5 year studentship: UK/EU tuition fees and an annual maintenance allowance at current Research Council rate. Current rate of £14,296 per year. Deadline passed EPSRC Funded studentship available for September 2017 entry. The studentship will provide funding of fees and a stipend which is currently £14,296 per annum for 2016-17.
EPSRC DTP PhD studentship: Detecting and preventing criminal network involvement from digital footprints
(ID 2414)
3.5 year studentship: UK/ EU tuition fees and an annual maintenance allowance at current Research Council rate. Current rate of £14,296 per year. Deadline passed EPSRC funded studentship available for September 2017 entry. The studentship will provide funding of fees and a stipend which is currently £14,296 per annum for 2016-17.
EPSRC DTP PhD studentship: Estimation of risk profiles in spatio-temporal data.
(ID 2369)
3.5 year studentship: UK/EU tuition fees and an annual maintenance allowance at current Research Council rate. Current rate of £14,296 per year. Deadline passed EPSRC funded studentship available for September 2017 entry. The studentship will provide funding of fees and a stipend which is currently £14,296 per annum for 2016-2017.
EPSRC DTP PhD studentship: Evolutionary Multi-Objective Workflow Scheduling in Cloud
(ID 2430)
3.5 year studentship: UK/EU tuition fees and an annual maintenance allowance at current Research Council rate. Current rate of £14,296 per year. Deadline passed EPSRC funded studentship available for September 2017 entry. The studentship will provide funding of fees and a stipend which is currently £14,296 per annum for 2016-17.
EPSRC DTP PhD studentship: Mapping environmental hazards using social media
(ID 2420)
3.5 year studentship: UK/EU tuition fees and an annual maintenance allowance at current Research Council rate. Current rate of £14,296 per year. Deadline passed EPSRC funded studentship available for September 2017 entry. The studentship will provide funding of fees and a stipend which is currently £14,296 per annum for 2016-17.
EPSRC DTP PhD studentship: Mathematical modelling of cognitive behaviour using network attractors
(ID 2405)
3.5 year studentship: UK/EU tuition fees and an annual maintenance allowance at current Research Council rate. Current rate of £14,296 per year Deadline passed EPSRC Funded studentship available for September 2017 entry. The studentship will provide funding of fees and a stipend which is currently £14,296 per annum for 2016-17.
EPSRC DTP PhD studentship: Modelling for Circular Economy
(ID 2382)
3.5 year studentship: UK/EU tuition fees and an annual maintenance allowance at current Research Council rate. Current rate of £14,296 per year. Deadline passed EPSRC Funded studentship available for September 2017 entry. The studentship will provide funding of fees and a stipend which is currently £14,296 per annum for 2016-17.
EPSRC DTP PhD studentship: Monte Carlo simulation of Raman scattering in heterogeneous breast tissue
(ID 2372)
3.5 year studentship: UK/EU tuition fees and an annual maintenance allowance at current Research Council rate. Current rate of £14,296 per year. Deadline passed EPSRC funded studentship available for September 2017 entry. The studentship will provide funding of fees and a stipend which is currently £14,296 per annum for 2016-2017.
EPSRC DTP PhD studentship: Predicting collective attention in online social networks
(ID 2419)
3.5 year studentship: UK/EU tuition fees and an annual maintenance allowance at current Research Council rate. Current rate of £14,296 per year. Deadline passed EPSRC funded studentship available for September 2017 entry. The studentship will provide funding of fees and a stipend which is currently £14,296 per annum for 2016-17.
EPSRC DTP PhD studentship: Real-­time big data analytics for automatic network optimisation in future Internet
(ID 2425)
3.5 year studentship: UK/EU tuition fees and an annual maintenance allowance at current Research Council rate. Current rate of £14,296 per year. Deadline passed EPSRC Funded studentship available for September 2017 entry. The studentship will provide funding of fees and a stipend which is currently £14,296 per annum for 2016-17.
EPSRC DTP PhD studentship: Resilience of transport networks: Assessing the impact of asset failures
(ID 2399)
3.5 year studentship: UK/EU tuition fees and an annual maintenance allowance at current Research Council rate. Current rate of £14,296 per year. Deadline passed EPSRC Funded studentship available for September 2017 entry. The studentship will provide funding of fees and a stipend which is currently £14,296 per annum for 2016-17
CEMPS funded PhD Studentship in Computer Science: Understanding Recurrent Neural Networks Dynamics
(ID 2543)
3.5 year studentship: UK/EU/International tuition fees and an annual maintenance allowance at current Research Council rate. Current rate of £14,296 per year. Deadline passed Recurrent neural networks are suitable for facing different problems and applications. However, interpretation of their dynamics and learning pose two key issues. This project aims to develop methods that deal with these two issues.
China Scholarship Council and University of Exeter PhD Scholarship
(ID 2545)
Full tuition fees and Living Allowance Deadline passed The University of Exeter alongside the China Scholarship Council is pleased to offer fully funded studentship available for September 2017 entry.
Computer Science PhD Studentship in Machine Learning and Optimisation: Ensemble learning of multiple objectives
(ID 2232)
3.5 year studentship: UK/EU tuition fees and an annual maintenance allowance at current Research Council rate of £14,296 per year Deadline passed Multi-objective optimisation, ensemble learning, trade-off, diverse architectures
Diamond Jubilee Scholarship
(ID 2460)
Up to 4 years – Home/EU fees Deadline passed The University is offering the Diamond Jubilee Scholarships to support a high quality Home/EU student to undertake a PhD or doctoral study at Exeter. The award pays the full Home/EU fees for up to 4 years.
Exeter International Excellence Scholarship for Postgraduate Research
(ID 2461)
Full international fees plus research allowance and £14,296 annual stipend Deadline passed The University is offering 20 Exeter International Excellence Scholarships for Postgraduate Research to top students from around the world. The award pays international fees, a research allowance and stipend (currently £14,296 pa) for up to 3.5 years.
Computer Science PhD Studentship in Data Visualisation: Visualising high-dimensional cost function landscapes
(ID 2482)
3.5 year Studentship: Tuition fees UK/EU and an annual maintenance allowance at current research council rate Deadline passed The project will investigate and develop methods for the visualisation of high-dimensional optimisation data, principally from the systems biology domain.
Africa Water Enterprise and College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences funded PhD Studentship in Water Engineering
(ID 2557)
3 year studentship including UK tuition fees plus a stipend equivalent to the RCUK rate (£14,296 for 2016/17) Deadline passed In developing countries, the operation and maintenance (O & M) of small scale water delivery systems is a considerable challenge due to lack of resources. This PhD studentship aims to investigate the feasibility and scale up potential of pre-paid smart water delivery systems (SWDS) that can generate resources at community level for the O&M of SWDS.
CEMPS funded PhD Studentship in Mining Engineering: Analysis of emerging technological developments in remote sensing and their impact on the mining industry
(ID 2555)
3.5 years UK/EU and international tuition fees and annual maintenance allowance at current Research Council rate of £14,296 per year Deadline passed Analysis of emerging technological developments in remote sensing and their impact on the mining industry. Subject areas: Remote Sensing, Mining Engineering, Surveying, Automation, Intelligent Mining and Machine Control
College funded PhD Studentship in Computer Science: Big optimization at scale: a data driven perspective
(ID 2574)
3.5 year studentship: UK/EU/International tuition fees and an annual maintenance allowance at the Research Council rate of £14,553 per year Deadline passed Design of experiments, sensitivity analysis, cooperative coevolution, multi/many objective optimization, large-scale optimization.
Renewable Energy PhD Studentship in Power Electronics: Development of reliable active network Management System
(ID 2563)
3 years tuition fees UK/EU and an annual maintenance allowance at current research council rate £14,553 Deadline passed The project seeks to develop an optimised Active Network Management system of the distribution network in order to increase the utilisation of connected Renewable Energy Sources, such as wind and solar, without affecting the network integrity.
Using complex network analysis to identify key actors from unstructured text documents
(ID 2575)
£14,553 Deadline passed The University of Exeter’s College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences, in partnership with an industrial sponsor, is inviting applications for a fully-funded PhD studentship to commence in September 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter. For eligible students the studentship will cover UK/EU tuition fees plus an annual tax-free stipend of £14,553 for 4 years. The student would be based in Computer Sciences in the College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences at the Streatham

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