This site uses Cookies - please see our privacy page for further information.

Join TFI Network+ Membership form →

PhD position in TransFIRe: Dematerialisation of cement and concrete

Location: University of Leeds Deadline: 22nd May 2022 Contact: Dr Purnell, Dr Drewniok View full details Achieving a sustainable circular economy will require that we “dematerialise” many systems of provision. […]

Read more

Published: April 21st, 2022
Posted in PhD opportunities


Coating development as surface engineering solutions to meet the challenges of net-zero carbon emissions

Location: University of Manchester Deadline: 1st June 2022 Contact: Prof P Xiao, Dr D Hall About the Project Applications are invited to join a large research team working on ceramics […]

Read more

Published: February 2nd, 2022
Posted in PhD opportunities


Robocasting ectropy stabilised ultra-high temperature ceramic composites for hypersonic applications

Location: Imperial College London Applications accepted all year round Contact: Dr Luc Vandeperre About the Project Hypersonic flight (>Mach 4) requires materials that can withstand high temperatures (>2000 °C) in harsh, […]

Read more

Published: February 2nd, 2022
Posted in PhD opportunities


Interface phase transitions and degradation of Pb-free ferroelectric ceramics

Location: University of Canterbury Applications accepted all year round Contact: Assoc Prof Catherine Bishop About the Project Overview The aging and fatigue (degradation) of oxide ferroelectric materials in service is […]

Read more

Published: February 2nd, 2022
Posted in PhD opportunities


3D printing of high temperature ceramics

Location: Loughborough University Deadline: 20th February 2022 Contact: Dr E Sabat About the Project Ceramics are light, durable, and affordable, with very high strength, thermal, and electrical properties, which can […]

Read more

Published: February 2nd, 2022
Posted in PhD opportunities


Understanding cement-superplasticiser interactions in blended protland cement wasteforms

Location: University of Sheffield Deadline: 1st June 2022 Contact: Dr B Walkley, Prof J Provis About the Project In the UK, over 150,000m3 of radioactive waste (enough to fill 60 […]

Read more

Published: February 2nd, 2022
Posted in PhD opportunities


Structure-activity mechanistic study of novel antimicrobial coatings on glass surfaces

Location: University of Liverpool Deadline: 30th March 2022 Contact: Prof R Raval, Dr Su Varma About the Project Early application is recommended as candidates will be considered as they apply […]

Read more

Published: February 2nd, 2022
Posted in PhD opportunities


Learning from historical cement sample stores

Learning from historical cement sample stores Location: University of Sheffield Contact: Prof J Provis About the Project The Cements@Sheffield group in the Department of Materials Science & Engineering, University of […]

Read more

Published: February 2nd, 2022
Posted in PhD opportunities


Enabling Steel Reuse in the UK

Location: University of Bath Deadline: 20th February 2022 The University of Bath is inviting applications for the following PhD project, co-sponsored by Cleveland Steel & Tubes Limited. It will ideally […]

Read more

Published: February 1st, 2022
Posted in PhD opportunities


Developing novel iron-rich cement

Location: University of Sheffield Applications accepted all year round The cement and steel sectors are foundational to the UK and are essential to construct our infrastructure. Cement is the most […]

Read more

Published: November 30th, 2021
Posted in PhD opportunities


In partnership with

Logo of the University of Leeds - TFI Network+ partner.
Logo of the University of Manchester - TFI Network+ partner.
Logo of the Swansea University - TFI Network+ partner.
Logo of the University of Sheffield - TFI Network+ partner.