Studying imperial tombs of the Qing Dynasty in China

Meng Li’s research involves documenting the practices of caretakers who maintained imperial tombs of Qing dynasty

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Torii and Great Red Gate of West Tomb of Qing Dynasty in Yi County, Hebei, China, one of the two tombs of Ying Dynasty. Many Emperors and their clans were buried here.
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Making concrete greener

Professor Susan Bernal Lopez and her team at the University of Leeds are developing and studying low-carbon cement

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Hands mixing substances in a lab
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Whether you’re looking to begin an academic career or want to develop your skills and expertise for a career in industry, studying for a PhD will be a journey that will stimulate your passion for your subject and push you to reach your potential.

You’ll join a friendly, supportive and diverse community of postgraduate researchers who come from all over the world.

As well as a lead supervisor who’ll provide guidance and support on your project, you’ll also be associated with one of our research groups, a small community with whom you’ll interact on a daily basis.

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Research degrees in the School of Civil Engineering

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Fully funded 4 year PhD places in water and waste infrastructure systems engineered for resilience

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Mubarak Shamaki
Student | PhD in Civil Engineering Materials
My supervisors are very supportive and our research interests are aligned with the common aim of developing resilient materials.