Value of award
A full PhD award will cover a studentship of £18,748 per year. This includes RCUK standard UK/EU tuition fees, and a stipend (living allowance) of at least £14,553 per year. Additional funding will be provided by the industry sponsor to support the placement position. This will vary by project outline/sponsor engagement.
Number of awards
Start date and duration
October 2017 (3 – 4 years)
Application closing date
The closing date for applications is 31st May 2017
The Faculty of Science, Agriculture & Engineering is offering 5 fully funded Industrial Collaborative Awards in Science and Engineering (CASE) PhD Studentship positions under the following projects:
CASE002: Next generation loop heat pipe wick technology for thermal management of Space and Terrestrial applications (Aavid Thermacore and School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials). (PDF:290KB)
Full studentship awards will cover RCUK standard UK/EU tuition fees and a stipend of at least £14,553 per year. Each studentship position will be primarily based on the Newcastle University campus, and will also include a minimum of a 3 month industry based placement (accommodation & travel paid). Each project will be co-supervised by an industry sponsor. Postgraduate students are also enrolled in our Postgraduate Researcher Development Programme.
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and the industry partner.
Name of supervisor(s)
Supervisory information is provided in each project outline above.
The award is available to UK/EU applicants only. Depending on how you meet the EPSRC’s eligibility criteria, you may be entitled to a fees-only award (partial funding) or fees and stipend award (full funding).
How to apply
Application guidance is given in each project outline.
For general enquiries please email: SAgEPGstudentships@newcastle.ac.uk or contact the lead supervisor identified in the individual project outlines.