Potential PhD studentships at Dundee

The School of Science and Engineering, University of Dundee has a number of potential EPSRC studentships available in the following forensic and human identification related topics.  More information relating to these projects and the application process can be found at http://www.dundee.ac.uk/scienceengineering/research/epsrcfundedphdopportunities/


  • 3D visualisation and comparison of superficial and deep vein patterning for the purposes of identification
  • Chemical characterisation of New Psychoactive Substances and evaluating their implications on human health and wellbeing
  • Investigating the behavioural effects of novel psychoactive substance
  • Investigating the inter-relationship between epidermal and dermal fingerprint ridges
  • Investigation into the thermal disruption of the physical and chemical properties of bone


These scholarships are highly competitive and success will be based on the quality of the student and their application.   All projects are interdisciplinary in nature and will be based within the Queen's award winning Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification (CAHID) at the University of Dundee  


Applicants must satisfy EPSRC eligibility rules (https://www.epsrc.ac.uk/skills/students/help/eligibility/)


Closing date for application is 25th March 2016