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PhD Studentships at the University of Warwick

The Astronomy & Astrophysics Group at the University of Warwick is recruiting PhD candidates to start in October 2021. All applications must be submitted by January 15th 2021, 12:00 pm GMT.

Available projects include:
-Stellar Variability and Exoplanet Characterisation (Supervisor: Heather Cegla)
-Extrasolar planetesimal belts (Supervisor: Grant Kennedy)
-The Population of Compact Double White Dwarf Binary Stars (Supervisor: Tom Marsh)
-Remnants of planetary systems around white dwarfs (Supervisor: Boris Gänsicke)
-Stellar and planet formation history across the disk and halo of the Milky Way (Supervisor: Pier-Emmanuel Tremblay)
-Exoplanet atmospheres at high spectral resolution and simulation of future observations of bio-markers (Supervisor: Matteo Brogi)

Further details on how to apply and the available, and potential, projects can be found here:… continue to the full article

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STFC-funded PhD position at the University of Sheffield – closing date October 30th 2020

The Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering at the University of Sheffield, has a STFC funding for three years PhD studentship in the research areas relevant to space science (including space weather) and solar physics. The studentship provides UKRI fees and stipend for up to 3.5 years and a RTSG of £4,300 (across the award) as well as a fieldwork allowance

The particular research topics and corresponding academic points of contact are:

– physics of collisionless shocks (research related to Cluster (ESA), Solar Orbiter (ESA), MMS (NASA) and THEMIS (NASA) spacecraft missions).… continue to the full article

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PhD Positions in Göttingen

The Max Plank Institute for Solar System Research in Göttingen, Germany invites applications for PhD positions in Solar System Science for a start in 2021, to work on projects in solar physics with Sami Solanki or Laurent Gizon:

More details can be found under:

Review of applications will begin on 1 November 2020, and two letters of recommendation are due no later than 10 November 2020.… continue to the full article

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2 PhD positions and 1 postdoc position at KU Leuven (Belgium)

The Centre for mathematical Plasma Astrophysics (  of the KU Leuven (Belgium) invites applications for two PhD positions and one postdoc position within ongoing projects.

1) PhD position in multi-fluid modelling of the solar atmosphere with  COOLFLUID. Your research will be about developing novel multi-fluid plasma  models for studying phenomena in the solar atmosphere within COOLFluiD, ( a world-class open source platform for massively parallel multi-physics simulations entirely written in C++.… continue to the full article

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