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Research topics and projects

This is a full list of the research projects that supervisors have identified for potential PhD or MSc students. Self-funded students and students with external scholarships are welcome to apply for any research project: our funding page has full details on funding options for UK and international students. There are a limited number of PhD scholarships for outstanding UK students to work on any project identified on the full project list. International students can apply for support via the Chancellor's International Scholarships and other schemes.

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Condensed Matter Physics
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Theoretical and Computational Physics
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Medical and Biophysics
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Astronomy and Astrophysics 
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Centre for Fusion, Space and Astrophysics
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Elementary Particle Physics
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Flat band phase transition in gadolinium garnet, a frustrated antiferromagnet

logo3.gifSupervisor: Dr Nicholas d'Ambrumenil
Group: Theory
Project details: pdf
Funding: full funding for UK students (42 months).

Start date: October 2019. Application deadline: ongoing.

Tue 27 November 2018, 09:00 | Tags: PhD, Theoretical and computational, Filled

Machine learning quantum localization

logo3.gifSupervisor: Professor Rudo Roemer
Group: Theory
Project description: pdf
Funding: independent scholarship/funding source required

Mon 07 January 2019, 15:11 | Tags: PhD, Theoretical and computational

How to build a swarm

logo3.gifSupervisor: Professor Matthew Turner
Group: Theory
Funding: independent scholarship/funding source required

Sun 20 November 2016, 21:35 | Tags: PhD, Theoretical and computational

Active matter

logo3.gifSupervisor: Professor Matthew Turner
Group: Theory
Funding: independent scholarship/funding source required

Sun 20 November 2016, 21:34 | Tags: PhD, Theoretical and computational