Opportunities for fully funded collaborative PhD scholarships in 2018

Global universities, global impact. A unique opportunity to study in the UK and Australia

Application deadline: 19 January 2018

The Aberdeen-Curtin Alliance is offering unique opportunities to undertake doctoral study with a truly international dimension. Students undertaking a collaborative PhD under the alliance are offered a seamless international experience as well as a fully funded scholarship with living stipend. You will spend time at each institution and will be supervised by both Aberdeen and Curtin research staff.

Read more about specific English Language requirements here.

Available projects

University of Aberdeen

Engineering and Energy (Global Energy Institute)

Unconventional reservoir imaging and geological interpretation in porous, heterogeneous environment via integrated seismic, petrophysical, and mineralogical techniques.

Informal inquiries can be made to Dr Luca De Siena (lucadesiena@abdn.ac.uk) with a copy of your curriculum vitae and cover letter.

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Electrokinetic measurements in intact core samples at reservoir conditions with the application to enhanced oil recovery via miscible CO2 injection.

Informal inquiries can be made to Dr Jan Vinogradov (jan.vinogradov@abdn.ac.uk) with a copy of your curriculum vitae and cover letter.

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Hybrid Catalytic Systems for Sustainable Chemical Processing

Informal inquiries can be made to Dr Xiaodong Wang (x.wang@abdn.ac.uk) with a copy of your curriculum vitae and cover letter.

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Health Sciences and Medicine    

Widening access to medicine: An international comparison of student experiences

Informal inquiries can be made to Professor Jennifer Cleland (jen.cleland@abdn.ac.uk) with a copy of your curriculum vitae and cover letter

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Creative Arts    

Literature of travel and travel writing through a literary and/or creative practice lens

Informal inquiries can be made to Professor Alison Lumsden (a.lumsden@abdn.ac.uk) with a copy of your curriculum vitae and cover letter

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Curtin University

Engineering and Energy   

The velocity structure of complex overburden on the NW Shelf of Australia

Informal inquiries can be made to Curtin Supervisor: Professor Chris Elders (Chris.Elders@curtin.edu.au) or Aberdeen Supervisor: Dr Vittorio Maselli

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Multiple agent based hierarchical control of smart grid using IEC 61850 protocol

Informal inquiries can be made to Curtin Supervisor: Professor Syed Islam (S.Islam@curtin.edu.au) and Aberdeen Supervisor: Prof Murilo Da Silva Baptista

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Development of reversible fuel cells for effective energy storage and electricity generation

Informal inquiries can be made to Curtin Supervisor: Professor San Ping Jiang (S.Jiang@curtin.edu.au) and Aberdeen Supervisor: Professor Abbie McLaughlin

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Health Sciences and Medicine  

Reprogramming of pancreatic cells towards an insulin secretory phenotype

Informal inquiries can be made to Curtin Supervisor: Professor Philip Newsholme (Philip.Newsholme@curtin.edu.au) and Aberdeen Supervisor: Professor Kevin Docherty

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Business  

Analysis of micro level property data

Informal inquiries can be made to Curtin Supervisor: A/ Prof Greg Costello (G.Costello@curtin.edu.au) and Aberdeen Supervisor: Dr Rainer Schulz

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Collaborative PhD Scholarships 2017 projects are underway in the areas of:

Three places will be awarded at each university.
One place will be awarded at each university.