- Identification of perpetrators of child sexual abuse
- Issues of biometric identity
- Age estimation in the living
- Extraction and detection of explosives
- Visualisation and chemical enhancement of fingerprints
- Chemical characterisation of burnt bone
- Arc fault mapping as a tool in fire investigation
- Chemical profiling of illicit drugs
- Chemical characterisation of New Psychoactive Substances
- Development of metabolomics database for New Psychoactive Substances incorporating poly-drug interactions
- Developing a neuropharmacological understanding of New Psychoactive Substances
- Improving the efficacy of smoke detectors to wake vulnerable populations
- Understanding jury interpretation of expert evidence
- Development of chemometric analysis and pattern recognition of complex data
- Objective characterisation of striation marks and tool marks
- Examination of the microstructure of bone as a tool in species and population level identification of remains
- Anatomical variation and its clinical relevance
- Validation of Thiel cadavers as a model for training and research
- Clinical nerve mapping through anatomical and immunohistochemical methods
- Alternative diagnostic methods for musculoskeletal conditions using biomechanical techniques
- Investigation of the trabecular organisation of the skeleton using 3D imaging techniques
- Analysis of craniofacial anatomical interrelationships
- Development of preservation methods for educational prosections
- Medical art for enhancing e-learning
- The future of medical art and artists and developing technologies
- The use of virtual and augmented reality in anatomical and medical education
- The use of haptic technologies in anatomical and medical education
- Development of digital artefacts and online museums
You should have an honours degree at 2.1 or above, and/or a Masters degree in a relevant discipline.
English Language Requirement: IELTS of 6.5 overall, with no less than 6.0 in the written component and no less than 5.5 in any other component, if your first language is not English. Please check our Language Requirements page for details of equivalent grades from other test providers, and information about the University of Dundee English Language courses.
English Language Pre-Sessional Programmes
We offer Pre-Sessional programmes which are designed to prepare you for university study, the 24 week and 10 week programmes provide additional English language tuition for students who do not meet our minimum English language requirements by up to 1.0 IELTS and 0.5 IELTS respectively. Successful completion of these programmes guarantees progression to various degrees at the University of Dundee as long as you hold a relevant offer.
Fees & Funding
Please visit our Fees & Funding webpages for general postgraduate research funding information.
How to Apply
To apply for a research degree, use the online system UCAS Postgraduate. You may wish to visit our PhD application process webpage first for more information on what you should submit as part of your application.
You must read the information regarding how to upload relevant documents to UCAS Postgraduate before proceeding with your application.
- PhD in CAHID (3 years)
- PhD in CAHID (4 years)
- Masters by Research in CAHID
- Non-graduating research in CAHID (6 months or more)
- Non-graduating research in CAHID (less than 6 months)
Professor Niamh Nic Daeid
+44 (0)1382 384560