Research Grant for PhD Students - STICKER

Research Grant for PhD Students - STICKER


The Structural Composites Research group of the Institute for Sustainability and Innovation in Structural Engineering (ISISE), University of Minho, Portugal, is opening a research grant for PhD Students to develop research activities within the I&D Project Sticker, co-financed by FEDER through Operational Competitiveness and Internationalization Program (POCI).

The research activities: development of analytical models for the strengthening of RC slabs and cantilever type RC structures; implementation of these models in user-friendly computer programs; development of design guidelines for the flexural, shear and punching strengthening with the new technique and type of CFRP reinforcements.

Necessary qualifications: MSc degree in Civil Engineering or related field.

Recipients: Students of PhD Programme in Civil Engineering at the University of Minho or candidates with Master degree enrolled in a non-academic degree course integrated in the educational project of the University of Minho (proof of registration should be provided at the time of the contract processing).

Application deadline and form of submission of applications: The call is open from 12/05/2021 to 25/05/2021.

Applications must be made through an application letter together with the following documents: Curriculum Vitae, certificates of graduation degrees with grades (or additional transcript of grades) or a Declaration of Honourdocument proving enrollment in PhD (if applicable at the date of application); letter of interest.

All applications must be submitted by email to the following address:, with the following subject: “STICKER-POCI-01-0247-FEDER-039755-UM.B2_2.21”.

The full announcement can be downloaded here.