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Fully Funded Postgraduate Research Projects

Throughout the year we advertise a range of funded Mathematics, Statistics and Physics PhD studentships. Opportunities are posted as soon as they become available. Below is a list of studentships currently available.

 

Physics PhD projects

PhD studentships in Astrophysics, Cosmology and Theoretical Physics.

We’re offering a number of projects in this area; some are part of the NUData CDT: 

Projects 

Title: Magnetism in hot Jupiters

Lead Supervisor Tamara Rogers, co-supervisor Paul Bushby

Title: Particle cosmology

Supervisor: Professor Ian Moss

Title: Cosmological correlators, symmetries and holography. 

Supervisor: Dr Paul McFadden

Title: Turning Astronomical Data into Sound: Developing sonification for astrophysics research, communication, and accessibility

Supervisors: Dr Chris Harrison (Newcastle University) and Prof Paul Vickers (Northumbria University)

Title: Establishing how growing supermassive black holes influence galaxy evolution

Primary supervisor: Dr Chris Harrison

Title: Double-diffusive convection in Mercury

Supervisors: Dr Céline Guervilly and Dr Graeme Sarson

Title: Polar vortices in Jupiter’s atmosphere

Supervisors: Dr Céline Guervilly and Dr Paul Bushby

Title: Cosmology with Upcoming Cosmic Shear Surveys

Supervisor: Dr Joachim Harnois-Deraps

Title: Answering Big Questions in Cosmology with Big Data from Galaxy Surveys

Supervisor: Dr Cora Uhlemann

Title: Dynamical Processes in Stellar Interiors

Supervisor: Professor Tamara Rogers

 

For more information on these projects and how to apply please see the link here.

 

PhD Studentships in Theoretical Quantum Physics

Title: Quantum electrodynamics of atoms and molecules

Supervisor: Dr Adam Stokes

For more information on this project and how to apply please see the link here.

Title: Quantum thermodynamics

Supervisor: Dr Obinna Abah

For more information on this project and how to apply please see the link here

 

PhD Studentships in Theoretical Physics

Title:  Non-Equilibrium Quantum Gas Modelling

 For more information on this project and how to apply please see the link here

Pure Mathematics PhD Projects

 

Title: The Algebraic Topology of Dynamical Systems

Supervisor: Dr Christian Bönicke

For more information on this project and how to apply please see the link here

Applied Mathematics PhD Projects

 

Title: Optimising stem cell therapies for corneal damage: insights from multiscale mathematical modelling harnessing artificial intelligence.

Supervisor: Dr Laura Wadkin and Professor Anvar Shukurov

For more information on this project and how to apply please see the link here.

Statistics PhD projects

Title: Scale-freeness and growth stability of realistic network models.

Supervisor: Dr Clement Lee

For further information on this project and how to apply please see the link here

Title: Inference for distributed likelihoods.

Supervisor: Dr Murray Pollock

For further information on this project and how to apply please see the link here