PhD studentships

We offer a number of research studentships each year, these are usually three-year, full-time doctoral research studentships. All studentships are advertised in the national press and are available on a competitive basis.

Find out more a about PhD studentships at Worcester  

Each of our PhD studentship panels will be running live, on-line events to talk about their studentship opportunities and to answer any questions you might have before you apply. Please register to access this webpage where you can also watch videos by the Research School Team and hear more about doing a PhD at the University of Worcester.

Studentship events will be added to this webpage between September and October so please keep an eye on this page.

All applicants should apply via the online application form listed with the relevant studentship below. If you have any questions about research studentships at Worcester please get in touch via research@worc.ac.uk.      

The role of peer relationships in the working lives of post-pandemic primary teachers

Applications are invited for a fully-funded, full-time PhD studentship for this project.

See the full advert for The role of peer relationships in the working lives of post-pandemic primary teachers

Deadline for applications: Friday 28th October 2022


Application of small RNA to control downy mildew on pea plants

Applications are invited for a fully-funded, full-time PhD studentship for this project.

See the full advert for Application of small RNA to control downy mildew on pea plants

We are running a Virtual Taster Event for this PhD Studentship on Wednesday 19 October between 2-3pm. To access the live event please follow this link.

Deadline for applications: 2nd November


Ethical aspects of police response to people experiencing mental illness. 

Applications are invited for a fully-funded, full-time PhD studentship for this project.

See the full advert for Ethical aspects of police response to people experiencing mental illness.

We are running a Virtual Taster Event for this PhD Studentship on Monday 3 October at 6pm. To access the live event please follow this link.

Deadline for Applications: 12th October 2022


Policy, knowledge, and practice: Supporting men with muscle-orientated issues in the UK

Applications are invited for a fully-funded, full-time PhD studentship for this project.

See the full advert for Policy, knowledge, and practice: Supporting men with muscle-orientated issues in the UK

We are running a Virtual Taster Event for this PhD Studentship on Thursday 6 October between 6.15-7.15pm. To access the live event please follow this link.

Deadline for Applications: 31st October 2022


Precarity and Forced Migrant Entrepreneurship – An Exploratory Research

Applications are invited for a fully-funded, full-time PhD studentship for this project.

See the full advert for Precarity and Forced Migrant Entrepreneurship – An Exploratory Research

We are running a Virtual Taster Event for this PhD Studentship on Saturday 8 October between 10-11am. To access the live event please follow this link.

Deadline for Applications: 4th November 2022


Troubling the Practice of Inclusion and (Re)Homing Disability in Intersectionality: Physical Activity Experiences of Disabled Women with Multiple-Marginalised Identities

Applications are invited for a fully-funded, full-time PhD studentship for this project.

See the full advert for Troubling the Practice of Inclusion and (Re)Homing Disability in Intersectionality: Physical Activity Experiences of Disabled Women with Multiple-Marginalised Identities

We are running a Virtual Taster Event for this PhD Studentship on Saturday 8 October between 4-5pm. To access the live event please follow this link.

Deadline for applications: 24th October 2022

 


Enhancing the environmental sustainability of UK grape growing

Applications are invited for a fully-funded, full-time PhD studentship for this project.

See the full advert for Enhancing the environmental sustainability of UK grape growing

We are running a Virtual Taster Event for this PhD Studentship on Tuesday 18 October between 6-7pm. To access the live event please follow this link.

Deadline for applications: 28th October 2022

 


Drones, Development and Disaster Risk Reduction in Nepal: Towards an Anticipatory Action Approach

Applications are invited for a fully-funded, full-time PhD studentship for this project.

See the full advert for Drones, Development and Disaster Risk Reduction in Nepal: Towards an Anticipatory Action Approach

We are running a Virtual Taster Event for this PhD Studentship on Thursday 6 October at 5pm. To access the live event please follow this link.

Deadline for applications: 21st October 2022

 


Exploring stigma and prejudice towards people living with dementia in Extra Care Housing

Applications are invited for a fully-funded, full-time PhD studentship for this project.

See the full advert for Exploring stigma and prejudice towards people living with dementia in Extra Care Housing

We are running a Virtual Taster Event for this PhD Studentship on Tuesday 18th October 6:30pm. To access the live event please follow this link.

 Deadline for applications: 31st Oct 2022


Development and evaluation of a ‘best housing’ assessment tool for people living with dementia in extra care housing

Applications are invited for a fully-funded, full-time PhD studentship for this project.

See the full advert for Development and evaluation of a ‘best housing’ assessment tool for people living with dementia in extra care housing

We are running a Virtual Taster Event for this PhD Studentship on Thursday 13th October at 6:30pm. To access the live event please follow this link.

 

 Deadline for applications: 31st Oct 2022

 


 

Slavery, Health and Society in West Africa in the Nineteenth Century

Applications are invited for a fully-funded, full-time PhD studentship for this project.

See the full advert for Slavery, Health and Society in West Africa in the Nineteenth Century

We are running a Virtual Taster Event for this PhD Studentship on Wednesday 19 October between 4-5pm. To access the live event please follow this link.

Deadline for applications: 4 November 2022