Fully Funded Studentships

The ReNU projects below are currently available. There are a minimum of 13 studentships available for starting in October 1st 2020. Each award includes (Home/EU) fees, an annual living allowance (£15,009 for 2019/20) and a Research Training Support Grant (for travel, consumables, and further training). For full eligibility criteria and to apply please click the title link to

We have the following positions still opened for October 2020 start!

Please note: 

  • Applicants should hold or expect to obtain a First Class (Hons) or Upper Second Class degree or a Masters (preference for Merit or above) in an appropriate subject area.
  • The scholarship award is set at the Home/EU level of fees.

We encourage applications from under-represented groups.

Self-sustained surface cleaning of solar energy systems (Ref: RENU20/EE/MPEE/BARRIOZ)

Distributed Energy Resources Aggregation and Optimisation in Future Power System (Ref: RENU20/EE/MPEE/JIANG)

Bismuth-chalcohalide solar cells (Ref: RENU20/EE/MPEE/TIWARI)

Aligned Students

We welcome applications from PhD students to join the ReNU as aligned members. Aligned students will attend a range of ReNU CDT training events at no cost, and have the option of joining other activities at additional cost. For more info and to apply please click here.

Want to contact our existing doctoral candidates?

We will happily discuss what we are doing and provide additional information from the student perspective. Please contact us here.

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