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PhD studentships at University of Central Lancashire, Preston

Applications are invited for one or more full time PhD (via MPhil) studentships in Astrophysics (including Solar Physics) in the Jeremiah Horrocks Institute, at the University of Central Lancashire in Preston. The studentships are tenable for 3.5 years full-time (subject to satisfactory progress) and will cover the cost of tuition fees at UK rates together with a maintenance grant (£15,285 per year 2020/21 rates) for eligible applicants.… continue to the full article

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Announcement of PhD opportunities

Call for GNOSIS PhD Studentships Extended

We are pleased to announce that the call for applications for 40% funded PhD studentships to support collaboration between academia and the commercial sector has been extended until 1st of March 2021. These studentships are aimed at translating science, technology, or expertise from the STFC science programme towards understanding and solving problems related to space sustainability.… continue to the full article

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4 Fully-funded PhD Opportunities (Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK) *** deadline 7 January 2021 ***

Please find below 4 fully-funded PhD adverts in the areas of Solar Physics and Magnetosphere, Ionosphere and Solar-Terrestrial (MIST), for PhD opportunities within the Solar Physics research group at Northumbria University (Newcastle upon Tyne, UK). The Solar Physics group is a large and successful research group, and our long-term programme is to understand all aspects of the solar-terrestrial connection.… continue to the full article

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4 Fully-funded PhD Opportunities (Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK) *** new flexible start date ***

*** Note there is a new flexible start date (Ideally 1st June 2021, but there is flexibility for an earlier or a later start date) ***

Please find below 4 fully-funded PhD adverts in the areas of Solar Physics and Magnetosphere, Ionosphere and Solar-Terrestrial (MIST), for PhD opportunities within the Solar Physics research group at Northumbria University (Newcastle upon Tyne, UK).… continue to the full article

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4 Fully-funded PhD Opportunities (Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK)

Please find below 4 fully-funded PhD adverts in the areas of Solar Physics and Magnetosphere, Ionosphere and Solar-Terrestrial (MIST), for PhD opportunities within the Solar Physics research group at Northumbria University (Newcastle upon Tyne, UK). The Solar Physics group is a large and successful research group, and our long-term programme is to understand all aspects of the solar-terrestrial connection.… continue to the full article

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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: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/physics/research/astro/postgraduate/.… 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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