Research studentships

Studentships leaflet

We are advertising studentships at Southampton, Birmingham, Huddersfield and Nottingham. All are available for an early start if preferred. We are keen to hear from people who have or expect to secure a good, relevant first degree. Follow these links for more information.

Improved track forms (at Southampton) (Appointed)

Improved track forms (at Nottingham)

Correlating ballast stiffness/settlement and sub-ballast behaviour with trackbed performance and maintenance needs (at Southampton) (Appointed)

Mechanical properties of re-used ballast (at Southampton)

Modelling the cost-benefits of improvements to railway track (at Southampton)

Integrating train and trackside monitoring (at Birmingham)

Ground support and modelling through railway switches & crossings and transitions: Modelling (at Huddersfield)

Ground support and modelling through railway switches & crossings and transitions: Ground Support (at Southampton)

Noise and vibration mitigation at S&C and transitions (at Southampton)

Fibre reinforcement for railway ballast (at Southampton) (fully funded for UK or EU student: an overseas student would have to fund the difference in fee level)