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Possible MPhil/PhD Projects in Physics

Suggested projects for postgraduate research in physics.

Areas of expertise

Physics research in the School of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics is concentrated in the following areas:

  • emerging technologies and materials
  • astrophysical and geophysical MHD
  • cosmology and quantum gravity
  • quantum matter
  • observational astronomy

If you're applying for a MPhil/PhD project in one of these areas, please provide the titles of up to three projects from the list below, in order of preference. Applicants are invited to apply online. Please note that the projects listed below are only for self-funded applications. If you're looking for fully-funded projects, they are posted in our fully funded PhD and MPhil Research Degree page

For further information on theoretical physics projects, please contact Dr Gerasimos Rigopoulos.

For further information on experimental physics projects, please contact Dr Aleksey Kozikov.

Emerging technologies and materials

Astrophysical and geophysical fluids

Cosmology and quantum gravity

Quantum matter

Observational astronomy

Find out about the physics research group