Swansea Science Doctoral Training Centre PhD Projects 2018/2019
Swansea Science DTC is a community committed to undertaking world-class research that has a positive impact globally.
We have a number of self-funded PhD projects available from five of our subject areas: Biosciences, Computer Science, Geography, Mathematics and Physics.
Project descriptions can be found under each subject area.
Departmental Training is targeted at skills for specific disciplines, but are available to all Science DTC students to foster “T” shaped thinking. Opportunities include:
The Joint Visible Lunch / CODAH Seminar
The BioScience Postgraduate Seminar Series
Topics include training on Social Media, Poster preparation, Writing papers, Peer review, R
BIOM25-Core Science Skills and
BIOM25B-Science Skills and Research Methods
Targeted at Bioscience and Geography Students but open to all CoS Students. Topics include: Library and internet resources including WoS, Voyager, Philosophy of science, Experimental design, Ethical issues in science, Plagiarism, Databases and spreadsheets, Presentation skills (Powerpoint and graphics packages), Data analysis with SPSS and R.
BIOM31-Term Papers for Environmental Biology
Targeted at BioScience and Geography Students but open to all CoS Students. Topics include: scientific literature searches and reviews.
The College of Science Lunchtime Seminar Series
The PhD in (Data) Visualisation Starter Kit (PVSK)
External training opportunities
We encourage our students to take advantage of external training opportunities during their PhD, such as NERC Advanced Training Short Courses