Prospective PhD researchers

The Faraday Institution offers an enrichment scheme designed to increase the knowledge, skills and aspirations of dynamic and diverse cohorts of UK battery related PhD researchers, and setting up individuals for career success.

Would you like to undertake a battery related PhD in the UK?  Check out the current opportunities:

Project titleUniversitySupervisorClosing date
PhD in Advanced Characterisation of Large Format Lithium-Ion Battery FailuresWMG, University of WarwickProfessor James MarcoASAP
PhD in Advanced Battery Design for Future Electric VehiclesWMG, University of WarwickProfessor James MarcoASAP
Advancing battery intelligence using digital parameterisation of battery electrode microstructuresHenry Royce InstituteDr Jennifer Hack and Prof B Inkson15 July 2024
Developing Electrically-switchable Glazing for Electric VehiclesUniversity of Lancaster and Jaguar Land RoverDr Xiao Hua31 July 2024
PhD in Modelling and Optimisation of Battery Electrode Slurry Preparation Process by ExtrusionWMG, University of WarwickDr Mona Faraji Niri, Prof James Marco, Dr Matthew Capener30 September 2024
Research Studentship in Battery Modelling and Performance TestingUniversity of OxfordProfessors Charles Monroe and David HoweyOctober 2024
Multiscale Design of Fluids for Battery Electrode ManufacturingUniversity of BirminghamDr Carl ReynoldsApplications are accepted all year round
Integrating Circular Economy Principles and Life Cycle Assessment in Nuclear DecommissioningUniversity of SheffieldDr Fanran Meng, Dr Brant WalkleyApplications accepted all year round
Disruptive manufacturing approach to enable safe and high energy batteriesUniversity of SouthamptonDr Christopher Homes, Pier Sazio, Nuria Garcia, Andrew HectorApplications accepted all year round
PhD Studentship in Battery Fire SafetyImperial College LondonDr Huizhi WangApplications accepted all year round

For further battery related PhD opportunities see FindAPhD

To employers

The Faraday Institution is committed to inspiring STEM talent to consider pursuing careers in the battery sector.  With over 200 undergraduate internships provided to date through the Faraday Institution Summer Experience (FUSE) programme, as well as wider attraction work, we are creating a dynamic and diverse pool of talent.  We now receive multiple enquiries about battery related PhD positions.

Do you have a UK based battery related PhD position you would like the Faraday Institution to advertise?  If so, please send details to our social media coordinator Petra Gudelj.