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PDRA opportunities

There are currently no open PDRA positions.

PhD opportunities

1. Inter-disciplinary PhD in tin perovskite photovoltaics

The University of Warwick will award 7 fully funded PhD studentships to start in October 2017 in areas aligned with the University’s Global Research Priorities (link), including Energy research ( Applicants are invited to be the named student on an entry into this competition by Dr Ross Hatton and Professor Richard Walton (Chemistry) and Dr James Lloyd-Hughes (Physics) in the area of tin perovskite photovoltaics. This highly inter-disciplinary research opportunity will provide training in the synthesis and characterisation of novel perovskite semiconductors, advanced spectroscopic characterisation and photovoltaic device research. The project will be conducted in the £24 M Materials & Analytical Sciences building on the Warwick Campus in which the host groups are co-located. This project will build on recent success in this area published and highlighted in Nature Energy (doi:10.1038/nenergy.2016.178)

Applicants must have a strong record of academic achievement at undergraduate level in chemistry, physics or materials science.

Expressions of interest must be received by Monday 24th April 2017. The outcome will be announced by Friday 19th May.

Under RCUK funding rules only UK students and EU students who have been resident in the UK for at least 3 years are eligible for a fully funded (fees and stipend) support.

In the first instance please send your CV to Dr Hatton at

2. NOW CLOSED Chancellor's International Scholarship (CIS) application process now open. If you have an excellent educational track record then you may meet the criteria for a CIS. In the first instance please send your CV to Dr Hatton at

3. Self-funded. Potential self-funded PhD students should contact Dr Ross Hatton ( 6-12 months in advance before starting date (October), for discussion and interview.