PhD Scholarships – London South Bank University

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Placed On:10th May 2022                                                         Closes:10th August 2022


The School of Engineering at London South Bank University is an ambitious and progressive centre of research strength, ranked 25th nationally for research power in the last Research Excellence Framework. We have a fabulous central London location and are looking for talented potential students interested in research to work with our academic faculty in areas of strength. We are offering a number of funded PhD scholarships below. These studentships are available to UK nationals & EU citizens and overseas applicants*. Those in possession of their own funding (e.g. via a non-EU government scholarship) are also welcome to apply for a place of study.


PhD Scholarships in:

  • 1) PhD project for International students to develop atomic model of lubricated contact loading processes
  • 2) PhD project for International student to develop multiscale simulation algorithm of nanometric cutting process
  • 3) PhD project for International student for Therapeutic use of nanoparticles for cancer diagnosis and treatment
  • 4) PhD project for International student to fabricate nature-inspired nanostructures using sequential tool processing and nanoscratching
  • 5) PhD project for international student to monitor and diagnose thermal spray process and use robotic programming codes to correct the process anomalies
  • 6) PhD project for International student to create functional coatings in thermal spray using recycled waste


Further details on each PhD project as well as application information are provided via this link but all PhD scholarships benefit from the following:


  • Training in advanced engineering topics
  • Mentoring from industry on the application and context of research
  • Bespoke technical training
  • Enterprise and innovation skills training
  • Transferable skills development opportunities to increase employability
  • 3-year studentships of ~£15,000 per annum living stipend (tax free)
  • Payment of all tuition fees*
  • A school supported consumables and travel budget to support additional specialist research training courses, access to specialist equipment and travel to international conferences, seminars and workshops
  • Industry sponsored* cutting-edge research projects
  • Wide choice of PhD projects ranging from applied to blue-sky research
  • State-of-the-art research facilities in the centre of London
  • Opportunities for overseas secondments to industrial partners and universities
  • Excellent career prospects on completion of the PhD

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