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Joining us

We are always interested to hear from talented and motivated scientists. If you wish to join the group, please get in touch (animesh dot datta at warwick dot ac dot uk).


Enquiries from outstanding candidates in quantum information science who seek support for external fellowship applications are welcome at any time. Please include a CV, publication list, and cover letter, detailing potential funding agencies. All of these applications require endorsement from our research group and the department. So, get in touch (animesh dot datta at warwick dot ac dot uk) well in advance of the deadlines.

Potential sources of funding include Newton International Fellowships, Royal Commission for the exhibition of 1851, EPSRC, The Leverhume Society, Marie Curie actions, JSPS, SNSF, The Branco Weiss Foundation, US NSF, Canadian NSERC, University of Warwick (IAS), AXA Research Fund.

There may also be fellowships available from your home country as well as other institutions.


Starting on October 2019, we are seeking a PhD student on the project Quantum sensors for fundamental physics.

For UK or EU (with a UK undergraduate degree) students with a First class, funding is available. Apply here. Application deadline: 31 Jan 2019.

For international students, scholarships like the highly competitive Chancellor's International Scholarship are available. Application deadline: 18 Jan 2019.

For EU students, there is the extermely competitive EU Chancellors Scholarship. Application deadline: 6 March 2019 

For Informal enquires (animesh dot datta at warwick dot ac dot uk), please include a CV, and explanation of your excellence and suitability for the project.

Other sources of scholarships include the Commonwealth scholarships, Newton Fund, and John Monash scholarships.

Undergraduate/Masters/Summer projects

Get in touch (animesh dot datta at warwick dot ac dot uk) only if you are in the third year or above and have exceptionally strong grades. We may be able to find something to work on.

We can also accommodate talented and committed undergraduate (third year, over 80% aggregate) students for short research projects in the group over summer through the Warwick Undergraduate Research Scholarship Scheme (URSS). Enquires from suitable students are welcome at all times, although advanced expressions of interest for summer projects is advised.