UK: PhD Studentships in Aeronautics and Automotive Engineering – Loughborough University

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Applications are invited for PhD research studentships within
Loughborough University’s Department of Aeronautical and Automotive
Engineering for the 2008-2009 academic year. Studentships will be paid
a tax-free stipend of at least £12,000 p.a. for 3 years, plus tuition
fees at the UK/EU rate. For well-qualified overseas graduates
studentships will cover the overseas fees. Applicants should be highly
motivated and have (or expect to obtain by October 2008) a minimum of
an upper second-class honours degree or equivalent in the appropriate
engineering discipline.

Loughborough University’s research has a strong industrial and
commercial dimension that is at the forefront of many technological
advances. Research studentships in the Department of Aeronautical and
Automotive Engineering are available in a number of key areas:


  • Acoustics and Vibration
  • Applied Aerodynamics
  • Combustion and Energy Conversion
  • Dynamics and Control
  • Structures and Materials
  • Risk and Reliability

Further details of research areas for each group can be found in our
Research Guide which can be downloaded from the department’s website:



Candidates should hold, or expect to receive, a first or upper second
degree in a relevant engineering or science subject. In addition
applicants whose first language is not English English will require a
language qualification, full details can be found at:

Additional Information:
Applicants should complete the standard PhD application form available from:-

Further information about the
studentship can be obtained by contacting:- Jackie Green, Research
Administrator, Department of Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering,
Loughborough University, E-mail: J.A.Green[a-t]

For informal enquiries contact the relevant academic, details are available on the website:

Closing Date for Applications: Friday, 15 August 2008


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