Funded PhD positions at Aberystwyth

The Physics Department of Aberystwyth University seeks high-quality candidates for 3-yr funded PhD projects in the field of Solar System Physics. The group has particular strengths in modelling and observational analysis of the solar atmosphere and solar wind, and building optical instruments/components for space missions . Our recent work concentrates on the development of novel data analysis techniques for solar atmospheric images, space weather studies and forecasting, advanced numerical modelling of coronal structures, impacts of space weather on planetary atmospheres, and visible/IR instrumentation for planetary surface exploration.

Applications are due by end January 2024 for a September 2024 start. Outstanding applications may also be entered for the Aberystwyth University Aberdoc scholarship competition. Applicants should follow the instructions at

For informal enquiries, please contact Prof Huw Morgan, by email: