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Postgraduate Opportunities

26 Feb 2020

PhD projects Offered

Applications for all positions are open now! Please follow the instructions on the application page. For students starting in October 2020, we are offering fully funded (fees+stipend) PhD places on the following projects:

  1. Particle theory, on precision simulations for the LHC. More details are available here. (eligibility: EU/UK). Please note thatthis position is subject to funding.
  2. Particle theory, on beyond the Standard Model physics. More details are available here. (eligibility: EU/UK).
  3. Particle experiment, on Dark Matter searches with the LZ experiment. More details are available here. (eligibility: EU/UK).
  4. Particle experiment, on Cold radon emanation for Dark Matter. Joint PhD between UCL and Rutherford Appleton Laboratory. More details are available here. (eligibility: EU/UK). For this project please also apply here.
  5. Particle experiment, on analysis of LHC data with the ATLAS experiment. Two projects are avaiable. More details are available here for project 5(a) and here for project 5(b).(eligibility: EU/UK).
  6. Particle experiment, on the Mu2e experiment. More details are available here. (eligibility: EU/UK).
  7. Particle experiment, on the LEGEND experiment. More details are available here. (eligibility: EU/UK).
  8. Particle experiment, on the CHIPS experiment. More details are available here. (eligibility: EU/UK).
  9. Cosmo-particle experiment, exploring the dark universe with quantum technologies. More details are available here. (eligibility: EU/UK).
  10. Proton beam therapy. More details are available here. (eligibility: EU with 3 years UK residency). Please note that this position is subject to funding.
  11. Particle physics PhDs are also available via the Centre for Doctoral Training in Data Intensive Science, which will offer four Particle Physics studentships this year, three of which will be on ATLAS. Further details on applying for this stream can be found studentships page. Please apply separately for these positions.