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Energy and Environment Laboratory

School of Engineering, University of East Anglia (UEA)

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Research facilities:

  • World-leading facilities from across Norwich Research Park (click)
  • UEA laboratories and equipment (click)
  • UEA Institute of Productivity (click)


Openings: Please send email to me ( for discussion.

Overall IELTS score: 6.5 (At least 6.0 in each component); valid for 2 years (click)


Research areas: metal-air battery, Al-ion battery, graphene synthesis, air treatment (VOCs, NOx), desalination, heat and mass transport in electrodes, battery thermal management, density functional theory (DFT) calculations, etc


  1. We welcome applications from candidates eligible for PhD studentships funded by the China Scholarship Council (CSC) (click). CSC will cover University tuition fees, a grant for living costs and one return flight from China to the UK. Please note that candidates will not only have to submit an application to UEA but also apply directly for funding to the CSC by their required deadline. Apply to UEA by January 24th 2020 and mention their intention to apply for a CSC PhD Scholarship.

  2. Self-funded PhD (3 years) from China, South Korea, Japan, Pakistan, India, Turkey, and others. Tuition fee: £ 19,800 per year (international)

  3. UK/EU PhD (3 years)

  4. CSC funded 0.5-2 year visiting Master/PhD student (no English level requirement, supporting T5 UK VISA)

  5. Local government funded (china) 0.5-2 year visiting scholars (no English level requirement, supporting T5 UK VISA)

  6. Newton Fund PhD Call - Philippines. The call for the Newton Agham PhD Scholarship programme is open until 13 September 2019. The aim of the Newton PhD Programme is to facilitate the capacity building of individuals, and the building of sustainable, long-lasting links between the UK and the Philippines. (click)

  7. Part-time PhD for existing researchers with publications (click)

  8. UEA PhDs and Research Programmes (click)


Norwich Research Park is a partnership between the University of East Anglia, the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, four independent research institutes namely the John Innes Centre, Quadram Institute and the Earlham Institute (all strategically funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC)) and The Sainsbury Laboratory linked to the Gatsby Charitable Foundation. The BBSRC and the John Innes Foundation are also partners.

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