PhD Scholarships up for Grabs

Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, are currently offering both full and part funded PhD scholarships in sustainable building design.

The university is one of 4 UK Centres of Excellence in Sustainable Building Design accredited by the Royal Academy of Engineering.

Research projects currently available for funding include:

  • The Design of Positive Soundscapes for Indoor Built Environments
  • Characterisation and Potential Dating of Historic Window Glass
  • Advanced Mixed Reality System for Construction Manual Trade Training
  • Development of the 7D-BIM Technology
  • An Evaluation of the Performance of Low Carbon Alternative Binders to Rapid Dewatering/Rewetting
  • CFD Modelling of Multi-Phase Flows in Building Drainage Systems
  • The Impact of Squeezing Build Cost on Long Term Value and Performance of Social Housing
  • A Comparative Analysis of As-Built Documentation Methods

Eligibility: applicants must already have a first class honours degree or a 2.1 degree plus a Masters in a relevant subject. Scholarships are limited and will be awarded purely on merit.

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The closing date for applications is Friday 28 February 2014