PhD opportunities

Send us your PhD opportunities to get them posted here. Please use the contacts page. Current internships and job positions are listed on the jobs page.

Information about the Engage Call for PhDs and post-graduate theses (now closed) is available here.

De Montfort University Leicester (UK) – industrial PhD studentship

Four year Future Aviation Security Solutions (FASS) PhD studentship ‘Utilising data and AI to secure improvements in passenger satisfaction and employee wellbeing with respect to airport security’; to support the Manchester Airports Group in shaping their data and AI utilisation strategy; open to UK students only; closing date 11 February 2021

Bournemouth University (UK) – PhD position in UKRI-funded UAV project

Three year PhD position aligned to the ‘E-Drone’ project and will focus predominantly on understanding stakeholder concerns about UAVs and the social practices around their use (‘A social science perspective of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in NHS logistics – stakeholder and public concerns and pathways to adoption’); closing date 21 February 2021

Alianza 4 Universidades/4 Universities Alliance (Spain) – Travel grants

Call for applications for staff and student mobility with non-European partner universities; allowances to cover the travel expenses to/from Spain; open to Bachelor, Master and PhD students and staff from participating universities; closing dates 12 March 2021 for PhD students/staff and 09 April 2021 for Bachelor and Master students

Technical University of Delft (The Netherlands) – PhD position in the Aerospace Engineering Faculty

Four year PhD position ‘Optimisation models for green airport operations’ within the Air Transport and Operations section of Aerospace Engineering Faculty; closing date not specified

IFISC (Spain) – PhD position in the ERC ARCTIC project

Three year PhD position, funded by the European Research Council through the ERC Starting Grant ARCTIC, on large-scale data processing in air transport; closing date not specified

Linköping University (Sweden) – PhD positions within the AEAR group

PhD positions are available within the AEAR group for students proficient in programming, algorithm design, optimization, mathematics; closing date not specified
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