BRING YOUR
RESEARCH TO LIFE

 

Inspiring Projects
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“With so many exciting postgraduate opportunities on offer, at UEA you can get truly involved with the research that matters to you”

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Dr Nick Watmough, Academic Director, Research Degree Programmes

Inspiring PhDs

Drug delivery, cyber security, creative writing, water security, global history, low carbon energy - with a huge range of research studentships at a world-leading institution, your choice of project can be as unique as you are. With opportunities for field trips, internships, conferences and overseas collaboration who knows where your research could take you?

Take your research career to the next level with a UEA PhD - available now to start in 2019.

Brilliant Research
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“The impact that UEA research has on society, culture and the economy is truly incredible. Our research students are an integral part of UEA’s pioneering research and innovation community.”

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Professor Fiona Lettice, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Innovation

Brilliant Research

UEA research is world leading and world changing. We are a research-intensive university, 10th in the UK for the quality of our research outputs (Times Higher REF 2014 analysis). Our PhDs are an opportunity to become part of our active, outstanding, globally respected research groups.

 

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We welcome applications throughout the year - if you are interested in finding out more about postgraduate research opportunities at UEA then tell us a little bit about yourself and we'll get in touch with some relevant information.

Life in the City
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“Norwich is a fine city. None finer. If there is another city in the United Kingdom with a matchless modern art gallery, a university with a reputation for literary excellence, and an extraordinary new state-of-the-art public library then I have yet to hear of it.”

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Stephen Fry, actor, writer and UEA honorary graduate

Life in the City

Set in one of the UK’s best-kept-secret cities, UEA is the perfect environment to explore your ideas through a PhD. Small enough to explore on foot but big enough to have lots to offer, Norwich is a fantastic fusion city, bringing together the historic and modern into the perfect backdrop to your time at UEA. This vibrant city with its laid-back culture offers both an economical and cosmopolitan lifestyle - you’ll soon find there’s nowhere quite like Norwich.

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A Vibrant Community
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“I chose UEA for lots of reasons - I’ve managed to attend conferences, participate in research projects, write publications, teach, give outreach sessions and it’s been just a phenomenal experience.”

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Reilly Willis, PhD candidate and associate tutor, Law and Political Science

A Vibrant Community

Where else do you get to meet people from all over the world? Some who think like you do, some who will change how you think. The friends you make at University are the people who stay with you, even when you are miles, or years apart. We have a large community of over 4000 postgraduate students, social but focused, diverse yet close, your support network for an amazing time. Don’t take our word for it, hear from current postgraduate students.

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Perfect Partners
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“With six world-class institutions on a single site the Norwich Research Park just presents so many opportunities for postgraduate research students to make their mark.”

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Prof Dylan Edwards,Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

Perfect Partners

We are part of the Norwich Research Park, an incredible environment for research where many scientists, clinicians and entrepreneurs are exploring some of the world’s leading research areas. With an annual research spend of over £100 million, Norwich Research Park is home to over 50 innovative science and IT based businesses. We believe these superb facilities and unique opportunities to network provides our postgraduate students with the perfect home for your research.

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