Postgraduate research in chemical engineering
Our breadth of research expertise and highly advanced facilities make us an ideal choice whatever your doctoral interest.
Facilitating research across chemical engineering and bioscience, chemistry, mathematics and analytical and measurement science, means we can offer you the benefits of a large multidisciplinary institution at the same time as ensuring you are given personal support for your professional development.
Explore postgraduate research in chemical engineering
Browse our range of chemical engineering PhD, MPhil and MSc by Research postgraduate research programmes.
Start your PhD journey by finding a research project that you’re passionate about.
Getting in touch with a potential supervisor for your project is a crucial part of your PhD journey.
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There are lots of ways you can secure funding for your postgraduate research. Browse our funding pages to find out about available scholarships, studentships and awards before speaking to your supervisor for further guidance.
Centres for Doctoral Training (CDTs)
Find out more about fully funded PhD opportunities available through our CDTs, where you can combine research with practical training as part of a cohort and collaborate across research areas, institutions and industry.
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Advanced functional materials and analytical science
Development and analysis of a wide range of advanced functional materials.
Biochemical and bioprocess engineering
The sustainable biological production of a wide range of products using advanced technologies.
Catalysis and porous materials
Research into heterogeneous catalysis, membranes and separations, porous media and more.
Development and use of modelling and simulation tools to address research challenges.
Subsurface energy systems
Subsurface systems play a critical role in the transition from fossil fuels to sustainable energy.
Our staff and students have access to the University’s range of excellent modern facilities.
We work with a number of interdisciplinary University research centres and institutes.