Research-led & applicant-led theme opportunities at UEA Research-led & applicant-led theme opportunities at UEA

At UEA, we offer a wide range of postgraduate research opportunities. Search for PhD and other programmes below or visit our faculty graduate schools. 

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Title Primary Supervisor Application Deadline Funding Type Subject Area
Unlocking the full health potential of mycoprotein based foods (WILDEQ17QUORN) Professor Pete Wilde 21 Jul 2017 Funded Studentship
How effective are catchment approaches to reducing metaldehyde loss to water supplies? (HISCOCK_U17SCI50) Prof Kevin Hiscock 23 Jul 2017 Funded Studentship
GPU-Accelerated 3D Visualisation and Analysis of Migratory Behaviour of Long Lived Birds (LAYCOCK_UCMP17NEX) Dr Stephen Laycock 10 Jul 2017 Funded Studentship
PhD Studentship in Food/Crop Sciences in association with Greencell Ltd Dr Carol Wagstaff (University of Reading), Dr Lynn Dicks (University of East Anglia), Jonathan Berry (Greencell) 30 Jun 2017 Funded Studentship
Does enhanced smooth muscle cell contraction increase local matrix stiffness and promote smooth muscle cell proliferation? (WARREN_U17BHF) Dr Derek Warren 06 Jul 2017 Funded Studentship
How do gut bacteria strains boost our immune system? (JUGE_Q17DTPR) Dr Nathalie Juge 07 Jul 2017 Funded Studentship
How can the structure and physical chemistry of dietary fibre help make healthier foods (WILDE_Q17CASEC) Professor Peter Wilde 01 Jul 2017 Funded Studentship
Rapid assessment of neuroplasticity in brain injury Dr Michael J Grey 31 Jul 2018 PGR Opportunity
Characterising changes and covariation in physical activity, sedentary behaviour and sleep during childhood and adolescence Dr Andrew Atkin 31 Jul 2018 PGR Opportunity
Psychological morbidity in patients with advanced COPD and their informal carers Dr Morag Farquhar 31 Jul 2018 PGR Opportunity
The synthesis and medicinal chemistry applications of new linkers / cytotoxic natural products for antibody drug conjugates (BEW_U17iMRC) Dr Sean Bew 02 Jul 2017 Funded Studentship
Understanding the flows of carbon through shelf seas using cutting edge sampling systems and analysis techniques (JOHNSON_U17iNERC) Dr Martin Johnson 30 Jun 2017 Funded Studentship
CONNOLLY_U17WP Social Mobility and Widening Participation in Higher Education in East Anglia Prof Sara Connolly 10 Jul 2017 Funded Studentship
• PGR Opportunities in Health Sciences for self-funding and international students Jan McAllister, School Director of Postgraduate Research 01 Jan 2020 PGR Opportunity
• PGR Opportunities in Norwich Medical School for self-funding and international students Alastair Watson, School Director of Postgraduate Research 01 Jan 2020 PGR Opportunity
• PGR Opportunities in Social Work for self-funding and international students Gillian Schofield, School Director of Postgraduate Research 01 Jan 2020 PGR Opportunity
PGR Opportunities in Psychology for self-funding and international students Martin Doherty, School Director of Postgraduate Research 01 Jan 2020 PGR Opportunity
• PGR Opportunities in Norwich Business School for self-funding and international students. Nishikant Mishra, School Director of Postgraduate Research 01 Jan 2020 PGR Opportunity
• PGR Opportunities in Law for self-funding and international students Ian Edwards, School Director of Postgraduate Research 01 Jan 2020 PGR Opportunity
• PGR Opportunities in Education and Lifelong Learning for self-funding and international students Anna Robinson-Pant, School Director of Postgraduate Research 01 Jan 2020 PGR Opportunity
• PGR Opportunities in Economics for self-funding and international students Stephen Davies, School Director of Postgraduate Research 01 Jan 2020 PGR Opportunity
• PGR Opportunities in International Development for self-funding and international students Maren Duvendack, School Director of Postgraduate Research 01 Jan 2020 PGR Opportunity
• PGR Opportunities in Politics, Philosophy, Language and Communication Studies for self-funding and international students Davide Rizza, School Director of Postgraduate Research. 01 Jan 2020 PGR Opportunity
• PGR Opportunities in History for self-funding and international students Geoffrey Plank, School Director of Postgraduate Research. 01 Jan 2020 PGR Opportunity
• PGR Opportunities in Literature, Drama and Creative Writing for self-funding and international students Petra Rau, School Director of Postgraduate Research 01 Jan 2020 PGR Opportunity
• PGR Opportunities in Art, Media and American Studies for self-funding and international students Becky Fraser, School Director of Postgraduate Research 01 Jan 2020 PGR Opportunity
 PhD opportunities in Pharmacy for self-funding and international students 01 Jan 2020 PGR Opportunity
 PhD opportunities in Mathematics for self-funding and international students 01 Jan 2020 PGR Opportunity
 PhD opportunities in Environmental Sciences for self-funding and international students 01 Jan 2020 PGR Opportunity
 PhD opportunities in Computing Sciences for self-funding and international students 01 Jan 2020 PGR Opportunity
 PhD opportunities in Chemistry for self-funding and international students 01 Jan 2020 PGR Opportunity
PhD opportunities in Biological Sciences for self-funding and international students Dr Gabriella Kelemen (PGR Director) 01 Jan 2020 PGR Opportunity