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Get paid this summer helping open source – Google Summer of code

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Open Astronomy has been selected again this year as an organisation for Google Summer Of Code. This mean that students can contribute to any of the open source projects Open Astronomy is representing this year (i.e., astropy, sunpy, poliastro, juliaastro, heliopy, glue timelab) and get paid a stipend for their work during the summer (from $2400 up to $6600 depending on your location).… continue to the full article

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PhD Studentships in the Jeremiah Horrocks Institute, UCLan

Applications are invited for two full time PhD (via MPhil) studentships in Astronomy or Astrophysics in the Jeremiah Horrocks Institute

Each studentship is tenable for up to 3.5 years full-time (subject to satisfactory progress).

Project Description: The projects will be in one of the JHI research areas, depending on the preference of the students ranked highest on the list of applicants.… continue to the full article

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PhD Opportunities at MSSL, UCL

The Department of Space & Climate Physics (Mullard Space Science Laboratory in the beautiful countryside in Surrey, at University College London is currently accepting the applications for several STFC studentships, cosmoparticle initiative PhD positions and one Royal Society (RS) funded 4 yr cosmology studentship, commencing in September 2018.… continue to the full article

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Fully-funded EU PhD studentship at Queen’s University Belfast

A fully funded PhD studentship for **ANY** UK/EU student is available within Queen’s University Belfast under the topic of “Solar Physics with Biomedical Applications: Revealing the hidden science on micrometre to megametre scales”.

The project will involve intensive interdisciplinary work, combining observational, theoretical, computational and statistical techniques in both academic and industrial environments through the close collaboration with the global biomedical company Randox Laboratories Ltd.… continue to the full article

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A Ph.D. position in theoretical fluid mechanics is offered at Coventry University (UK). The project concerns convection under a magnetic field in the so called tangent cylinder” region of the Earth’s core. Much of the mystery surrounding the Earth’s dynamics (its magnetic field, plate tecnonics) lies in the nature of the convective patterns within the Earth’s liquid core, and in particular in the region called the “Tangent Cylinder”.… continue to the full article

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PhD Studentships in Space and Astrophysical Plasma Physics at Queen Mary University of London

The Space and Astrophysical Plasma Physics group at Queen Mary University of London is currently accepting applications for PhD studentships to begin in September 2018. Projects are available across the range of research areas covered by the group, including the solar wind, heliospheric physics, plasma turbulence, shocks, magnetic reconnection, solar physics, particle acceleration, kinetic plasma physics, and plasma radio emission.… continue to the full article

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