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.
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Get ready for a life changing experience like no other; find out about postgraduate research at The University of Manchester.
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Start your PhD journey by finding the research project that best suits you.
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There are lots of ways you can secure funding for your postgraduate research. Depending on the project you’re applying for, there are a range of options available at different times of the year.
Centres for Doctoral Training (CDTs)
Find out more about these funded PhD opportunities where you gain valuable practical experience while training as part of a cohort.
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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.