PhD Studentship - I2AM-BirD: Innovative Integration of Advanced Materials for Bird-tracking tag antenna Design

A rare opportunity for a mechanical/materials graduate engineer to advance the study of wild birds at a thriving modern university and alongside an international market leader in the design and manufacture of bird tracking devices, in the lovely south coast county of Dorset.  

This is an engineering PhD with an industrial partner and cross-disciplinary academic support.  You will develop your own research project, working within a private company encompassing the disparate fields of wildlife biology and electronics/mechanical engineering, with access to first class academics and resources in Engineering and Life Sciences Departments at Bournemouth University.  

This is a fully-funded PhD studentship which includes a stipend of £18,622 each year to support your living costs. 

Key information

Next start date:

22 January 2024


Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus


36 months

Entry requirements:

Outstanding academic potential as measured normally by either a 1st class honours degree or equivalent Grade Point Average (GPA), or a Master’s degree with distinction or equivalent. If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 minimum (with a minimum 6.0 in each component, or equivalent). For more information check out our full entry requirements