We offer research and training opportunities through our work with Centres for Doctoral Training (CDT).
These UK Research Council-funded programmes provide doctoral study within a dynamic research culture that encourages innovative, cross-disciplinary collaboration. Each programme also offers targeted training to prepare you for your research project and your future career.
Find out more about our centres and the research programmes available.
Advanced Biomedical Materials CDT
Undertake a fully-funded, four-year EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) PhD in Advanced Biomedical Materials and form part of a strong, internationally leading cohort of interdisciplinary researchers that will help shape the future of biomedical materials research in the UK, and further afield.
Visit the ABM CDT website
Graphene NOWNANO (CDT in Science and Applications of Graphene and Related Nanomaterials)
Established in 2013 with EPSRC funding and now supported by The University of Manchester and industry, the Graphene NOWNANO CDT offers PhD training in science and applications of the fast-growing family of 2D materials. Working closely with the NGI and GEIC, the CDT offers a unique environment combining academic research and opportunities for innovation.
Visit the Graphene NOWNANO CDT website
Nuclear Energy - GREEN (Growing skills for Reliable Economic Energy from Nuclear) CDT
The GREEN CDT is a consortium of the five universities of Lancaster, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester and Sheffield, which aims to train the next generation of expert nuclear scientists and engineers.
Visit the Nuclear Energy - GREEN website