2 fully-funded PhD positions at the University of Glasgow

January 26, 2018, from Lyndsay Fletcher

Applications are welcomed for two fully-funded PhD positions at the University of Glasgow.

The first PhD studentship, fully funded by the Royal Society for 4-years, is available for a UK/EU student on the topic of “The high energy emission from small solar flares”. This will involve using some of the latest solar X-ray data (including NASA’s NuSTAR telescope) to investigate heating of the solar atmosphere. It will be supervised by Dr. Iain Hannah. For more information contact Dr Hannah directly (iain.hannah@glasgow.ac.uk) or go to http://www.astro.gla.ac.uk/?p=4814

The second PhD studentship, fully funded by the STFC, is for 3.5 years and is available to UK and EU students satisfying the STFC eligibility criteria under point 28. here:
http://www.stfc.ac.uk/files/tg-frequently-asked-questions/
This studentship will be in solar physics or a closely related area of plasma physics, and project descriptions are available here:
http://www.astro.gla.ac.uk/?page_id=52
Individual supervisors may be contacted for more information.

The PhD studentship will start by Oct 2018 and be held in Astronomy & Astrophysics group in the SUPA School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Glasgow, UK.

The application deadline for both positions is February 14th, and applications must be made through the Glasgow University College of Science and Engineering:
https://www.gla.ac.uk/colleges/scienceengineering/graduateschool/postgraduateresearchstudy/howtoapply/

http://www.astro.gla.ac.uk/?page_id=52


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