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PhDs

Interested in studying for your PhD with EMEC?

EMEC acts as an industry sponsor and supervisor for a range of PhDs.

Our PhDs span technical and social sciences, and can cover wave and tidal energy, green hydrogen and wider energy system development.

 

Industry pathways for PhDs

There are various pathways to getting a PhD including:

Energy Technology Partnership: funded by the Scottish Government.

  • Academic partners: University of Aberdeen, University of Glasgow, Edinburgh Napier University, Robert Gordon University, University of Dundee, University of the West of Scotland, University of St Andrews, Heriot Watt University, The Glasgow School of Art, University of Strathclyde, University of Edinburgh, University of the Highlands and Islands, Glasgow Caledonian University and University of Stirling.

IDCORE: an EPSRC funded doctoral training centre.

  • Academic partners: The University of Edinburgh, University of Exeter, Strathclyde University, and the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS).

If you have a topic you’d like to discuss with us, please send a covering letter which highlights your skills, knowledge and experience and your current CV to hr@emec.org.uk. Please be specific about the type of PhD you are interested in. We will be in touch once your application has been received and will provide more information on the application process.

 

PhD opportunities

We will post PhD opportunities here in January 2023. If you have a topic you’d like to discuss in the meantime, please email us your CV.

 

PhD case studies

Find out more about our PhD students:

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Lara Santos

Ana Couto

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Alyona Naberezhnykh

Luke Evans

James Ferguson

James Ferguson

EMEC CLIENTS

Alstom

Alstom

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hammerfest

Aquamarine

Aquamarine Power

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Atlantis Resources Corporation

Nautricity

Nautricity

Naval Group

Naval Group

openhydro

Open Hydro

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Orbital Marine

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pleamis

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ScottishPower Renewables

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Seatricity

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Sustainable Marine Energy

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Voith Hydro

Wello

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