Research opportunities

Following is a sample of the research projects currently available within the Department of Civil Engineering. Interested applicants should also refer to information on admission requirements and scholarship eligibility on the university website at

For general information on the projects shown below, please contact the relevant staff member.

Closing date Project title/outline For more information
 Plant-fungi relationships in water sensitive urban design (PDF, 0.09 MB)Dr. Brandon Winfrey
 Techno-ecological solutions for improving water sensitive urban design management (PDF, 0.09 MB)Dr. Brandon Winfrey
 Design and performance monitoring of engineered earthen covers on slopes (PDF, 0.03 MB)Prof Malek Bouazza
 How well do our sediment quality guidelines reflect natural conditions (PDF, 0.12 MB)Dr Anna Lintern
30 Nov 2018 PhD opportunity in off-site prefabrication of building elements (PDF, 0.29 MB)Dr Mehrdad Arashpour
31 Oct 2018 The Noel Murray PhD scholarship (PDF, 0.37 MB)