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Fully-funded PhD opportunities at Northumbria University

Deadline for applications = Friday 24 January 2020

The Solar Physics group at Northumbria University is currently advertising 3 fully-funded PhD opportunities for a start date of October 2020:

• “Active region wave-based coronal heating”

supervisor = Dr Patrick Antolin

• “Understanding solar flare energetic electrons from the Sun’s inner atmosphere to the Earth”

supervisor = Dr Natasha Jeffrey

• “Can a star’s internal oscillations power their coronae?”

supervisor = Dr Richard Morton

Applications are open to all students, including international students.… continue to the full article

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Call for applications for 15 Marie Sklodowska-Curie PhDs to study Exoplanets and Planet Forming Disks

‘CHAMELEON – Virtual Laboratories for Planets and Planet-forming Disks’ is an exciting new Marie Sklodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network (ITN):

The overarching goal of CHAMELEON is to train a network of PhD researchers to retrieve and predict the chemical composition of planet-forming disks and exoplanet atmospheres using such Virtual Laboratories in conjunction with existing and upcoming data such as the VLT, ALMA, JWST, and ARIEL.… continue to the full article

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Funded PhD position at Aberystwyth University – closing date November 1st 2019

The Solar System Physics research group ( within the Physics Department of Aberystwyth University seeks high-quality candidates for a fully-funded PhD project in the field of Solar System Physics. The group has particular strengths in solar and solar atmospheric physics – modelling and observations.… continue to the full article

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CASE Call Information


The 2019 Industrial CASE studentship competition opened on Friday 9 August 2019.
Call closes: 16:00 hrs on Thursday 3 October 2019

The STFC Industrial CASE scheme provides an opportunity to apply for additional studentships. The studentships come with extra funding (compared with standard studentships) for both the university and the student.… continue to the full article

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International Max Planck Research School for Solar System Science (University of Göttingen, Germany) – PhD Positions in Solar System Science

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

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