DTP 2016-2017 Queen's University of Belfast

Lead Research Organisation: Queen's University of Belfast
Department Name: Research and Regional Services


Queen's University Belfast aims "to create a world-class postgraduate environment within which to realise the vision of: making Queen's the global choice for postgraduate education and research on global challenges; creating a postgraduate community built on excellence, intellectual challenge, and inclusiveness that will transform lives and inspire futures, and developing the Queen's postgraduate to be a leader and innovator." The newly established Graduate School provides an enriched environment of learning, research and innovation for both the postgraduate and postdoctoral communities. All students engaged in the EPSRC Doctoral Training Partnership will be fully integrated into the Graduate School. The Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences acknowledges that the research student population is an important driver for research & for the future of academy in its broadest sense, and is committed to working with the Graduate School to ensure students receive a world-class experience.
The EPSRC Doctoral Training Partnership at Queen's will provide support for 20 PhD positions in 2016-17 and 17 places in 2017-18. Queen's recognises the need to provide broad support for research excellence & as such distributes studentships across a number of disciplinary areas. Awards will principally be allocated in - Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Maths and Physics and Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. Studentships will be available in areas of strategic importance for the University including Cyber Security, Green Chemistry, Healthcare Technologies, Analytical Science and Sustainable Energy.
Details of the DTP doctoral opportunities can be found on the respective School websites:
Queen's is committed to supporting the strengthening of existing and building of new industrial collaborations. We will offer a number of PhD projects which involve collaboration with industry. Details of these CASE studentships can also be found on the School websites. A small number of international studentships will be available principally within the Global Research Institute in Electronics, Communications and Information Technology.Queen's is committed to supporting and developing the next generation of researchers and has a strong track record of doctoral training & progression. Over the duration of the PhD programme, all DTP students will have the opportunity to engage in a wide range of different training and development opportunities delivered through a combination of formal training & integrated learning experiences, such as placements and project-based initiatives. The transferable skills training component is mainly delivered through the Postgraduate Researcher Development Programme, managed by the Graduate School. The PRDP is developed in line with Vitae's Researcher Development Framework. The Programme offers students a comprehensive range of training courses, 1-2-1 support and skills development opportunities. Transferable skills training courses include; presentation skills, writing skills, communication skills and specialist knowledge skills such as enterprise, ethics and IP. Recruitment is undertaken at a School level with support from the University's central Admission Office. A defined set of assessment criteria and minimum standards for previous academic performance are adopted. Prospective supervisors will be informed of the distribution of studentships in November and then subsequent to an external application process (details available on the School websites) students will be informed of the outcome in Jan


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Studentship Projects

Project Reference Relationship Related To Start End Student Name
EP/N509541/1 01/10/2016 30/09/2021
1786238 Studentship EP/N509541/1 23/09/2016 31/03/2020 Caoimhe Maria Bond
1786463 Studentship EP/N509541/1 26/09/2016 12/08/2019 Scott Leslie Millen
1792716 Studentship EP/N509541/1 26/09/2016 31/03/2020 Dale Alexander Hughes
1786429 Studentship EP/N509541/1 01/10/2016 31/03/2020 Thien Van Luong
1786408 Studentship EP/N509541/1 01/10/2016 31/03/2020 Kevin Fitzgerald MURRAY
1786237 Studentship EP/N509541/1 01/10/2016 31/03/2020 Nicole Breslin
1786462 Studentship EP/N509541/1 01/10/2016 31/03/2020 Michael Dermott Bingham
1786236 Studentship EP/N509541/1 01/10/2016 30/09/2019 Daniel David Clarke
1786404 Studentship EP/N509541/1 01/10/2016 31/03/2020 Mercedesz Anna Kovacsics
1786239 Studentship EP/N509541/1 01/10/2016 31/03/2020 John Cahir
1786464 Studentship EP/N509541/1 01/10/2016 31/03/2020 Joseph Gerald Guy
1786403 Studentship EP/N509541/1 01/10/2016 31/03/2020 Cormac Hyland
1786432 Studentship EP/N509541/1 01/10/2016 31/03/2020 Jonathan Smyth
1786405 Studentship EP/N509541/1 01/10/2016 31/03/2020 Aodhan Peadar McIlvenny
1786406 Studentship EP/N509541/1 01/10/2016 31/03/2020 Aaron Peter McNeill
1818068 Studentship EP/N509541/1 31/10/2016 28/02/2018 Jonathan Hugh Murray
1942677 Studentship EP/N509541/1 01/07/2017 31/12/2020 Andrew McClure
1924291 Studentship EP/N509541/1 01/09/2017 28/02/2021 Aimee McCabe
1943868 Studentship EP/N509541/1 14/09/2017 31/03/2021 Shichao Yu
1951147 Studentship EP/N509541/1 14/09/2017 31/05/2018 Mingjia Yin
1945873 Studentship EP/N509541/1 22/09/2017 31/03/2021 Christopher William Murnaghan
1941360 Studentship EP/N509541/1 22/09/2017 31/03/2021 Thomas Bach
1941355 Studentship EP/N509541/1 22/09/2017 31/03/2021 Douglas Aaron Thompson
1941353 Studentship EP/N509541/1 22/09/2017 30/09/2020 Dorothy Black
1941361 Studentship EP/N509541/1 22/09/2017 30/09/2020 Dina Abdul-Wahab
1782782 Studentship EP/N509541/1 22/09/2017 31/03/2021 Simon Ferguson
1941358 Studentship EP/N509541/1 27/09/2017 31/03/2021 Christopher Aron McCooey
1941357 Studentship EP/N509541/1 28/09/2017 30/09/2020 Konstantinos Karamanos
1941347 Studentship EP/N509541/1 28/09/2017 31/03/2021 Matthew Love
1941354 Studentship EP/N509541/1 01/10/2017 31/03/2021 Glen Brown