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The Department of Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering is very pleased to have achieved a very good performance in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) – the system for assessing the quality of research in UK higher education institutions. 86% of our research was rated as world-leading or internationally excellent. Learn more about our REF results.
15 fully funded PhD studentships in STEM subjects available, with an association with industrial partners.
We are inviting the very best applicants to join us in our research to explore, analyse and provide innovative solutions to challenges in the modern world. Studentships are for four years and are available full-time and part-time.
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Research in Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering at the University of Birmingham addresses key challenges, problems and opportunities currently facing our civilization, in power, communications, transport, healthcare and Human-Systems integration.
The Department employs over 30 full-time research active academic staff and approximately 40 research fellows and research assistants. We have a population of around 100 Doctoral Researchers. EESE research is organised into six groups, as shown in the links above, reflecting our wide ranging expertise.
EESE has a total annual research grant income of around £4 million, from a wide range of sources including the European Union, UK Research Councils, UK Government agencies, charities, and Industry both in the UK and internationally.