The impact of disruptive technologies on the resilience of commercial shipping

Closing Date

30th June 2020*

Applicants should contact the primary supervisor, and submit their Expression of Interest (EOI) and Application as soon as possible.

*unless filled earlier

The Research Project

An opportunity exists for a PhD candidate interested in the impact of new and emerging technologies on the resilience of shipping organisations.  With increased disruption expected within maritime supply chains, this PhD thesis will explore the range of potential technologies and their impact on increasing the vulnerability of shipping organisations and the ability to recover and adapt in an unknown environment.

  • Demonstrate strong research and analytical skills
  • Demonstrate evidence of high level written and communication skills expected for doctoral study
  • Knowledge and skills in maritime transport operations and maritime business

See the following web page for entry requirements:

Application Process

Applicants who require more information or are interested in this specific project should first contact the listed Supervisor. Information and guidance on the application process can be found on the Apply Now website.

Information about scholarships is available on the Scholarships webpage.

More Information

Please contact, Stephen Cahoon for further information.