The Solar Physics Group at Trinity College Dublin (TCD) is pleased to announce the availability of a fully funded PhD studentship in the area of X-ray imaging of solar flares. The student will use images and spectra from NASA’s RHESSI mission to study the evolution of solar flares and their association with coronal mass ejections.… continue to the full article
The School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Birmingham invites applications for a PhD by research in solar physics and use of the HiSPARC network for space weather applications.
The student will be working with Professor Bill Chaplin and Dr Rachel Howe of the Solar and Stellar Physics Group to look at combinations solar data (various, both atmospheric and internal/helioseismic) and heliospheric data (various) to study linkages between solar interior, solar atmosphere and heliosphere.… continue to the full article
The Physics Department at Aberystwyth University welcomes applicants for funded PhD opportunities in solar physics. Potential topics include: (1) Advanced numerical modelling of magnetic flux tubes/loops in the low solar atmosphere (2) Forward modelling of spectroscopic and narrowband EUV observations of the low solar atmosphere, (3) Solar Rotational Tomography of EUV and/or coronagraph coronal observations, (4) Automated detection and prediction of coronal mass ejections, (5) Analysis of solar wind turbulence observations by in situ spacecraft, (6) Eclipse instrumentation, observations and data analysis.… continue to the full article
PhD (via MPhil) Studentship in Astronomy or Astrophysics (Reference RS/16/09)
Applications are invited for a full time PhD (via MPhil) studentship in Astronomy or Astrophysics in the Jeremiah Horrocks Institute. The studentship is funded by STFC and is tenable for up to 3.5 years full-time [subject to satisfactory progress] and will cover the cost of tuition fees at UK/EU rates and a maintenance grant (14,296 at 2016/17 rates).… continue to the full article
A funded PhD in Solar Physics is likely to be available in the Astronomy & Astrophysics group at the University of Glasgow. This position would start in October 2017 and be fully funded by STFC for a UK student.
For more information see:
The closing deadline is 14th February 2015, with interviews in early March.… continue to the full article
Applications are invited for a full-time PhD studentship in the School of Science & Engineering, University of Dundee. This is a fully-funded 3.5 year studentship from STFC (fees and stipend), and will be in the field of Solar Physics / Magnetohydrodynamics (MHD).… continue to the full article
We would appreciate it if you would bring the below PhD opportunities at MSSL/UCL in Solar Physics to the attention of any final year undergraduate students.
PhD Opportunities in Department of Space & Climate Physics, MSSL/University College London
Deadline: 5th February 2017
The Department of Space & Climate Physics (Mullard Space Science Laboratory in the beautiful countryside in Surrey, http://www.ucl.ac.uk/mssl/about-mssl/find-us/travel-by-car) are currently accepting applications for STFC-funded PhD positions commencing in September 2017.… continue to the full article
The Solar Physics group at Northumbria University is advertising a fully-funded PhD studentship on “The evolution of solar active regions and its relation to flaring activity”.
Deadline for applications: 20 January 2017
Studentship start date: 2 October 2017
Active regions are portions of the solar atmosphere that are threaded by strong magnetic fields, with sunspots being their visible imprint on the solar surface.… continue to the full article
The Solar Physics group at Northumbria University is advertising two fully-funded PhD studentships. The two projects are:
• Numerical models for solar partially-ionised plasmas
Enquiries regarding this studentship should be made to: Dr Sergiy Shelyag
• The nature of solar plumes and their link to the solar wind
Enquiries regarding this studentship should be made to: Dr James McLaughlin
The International Max Planck Research School for Solar System Science
at the University of Göttingen in Germany (Solar System School) offers
a research-oriented doctoral programme covering the physical aspects of
Solar system science. It is jointly run by the Max Planck Institute
for Solar System Research (MPS) and the University of Göttingen.… continue to the full article