Projects for 2018 Entry
Update: We are seeking to fill two funded PhD studentship places to start in October 2018. If interested please get in touch with the supervisor as soon as possible.
- Physics of the inner heliosphere: Contact Tim Horbury. Project description: 2018 Horbury project 1. This project is funded by an STFC studentship.
- How does Ganymede's complex magnetic environment work? Contact Adam Masters. Project description: 2018 Masters project 1. This project is funded by the Royal Society.
We also welcome enquiries if you would be interested in undertaking a PhD on a topic not specifically listed in this section of the website, but in a field of research covered in the SPAT group. In this case, please contact the relevant academic member of staff directly.
Projects for 2016 Entry
EPSRC CASE Award
Applications will be considered as soon as they are received. It is preferred that you contact the lead supervisor with a CV and cover letter directly prior to making your application.
- Deriving improved Essential Climate Variables: An Earth Radiation Budget test case (Brindley, Green) contact Helen Brindley. Project description: 2018 Brindley project 2
Please note that the deadline has now passed for this year's applications to the NERC Science and Solutions for a Changing Planet (SSCP) Doctoral Training Partnership and the NERC Centre for Doctoral Training in Quantiative and Modelling Skills in Ecology and Evolution (QMEE).
All projects are also eligible for Imperial President's PhD Scholarship candidates. If you are considering applying for a Scholarship, please contact the appropriate supervisor as soon as possible.
These projects are for entry in October 2018.
Applications will be considered as soon as they are received. It is preferred that you contact the lead supervisor with a CV and cover letter directly prior to making your application through registry. We request that you also email your submitted application to the proposed supervisor directly.
- Physics of the inner heliosphere (Horbury). Contact Tim Horbury. Project description: 2018 Horbury project 1. This project is funded by an STFC studentship.
Need further information?
If you have any questions regarding the PhD program in SPAT, contact Dr. Helen Brindley.
Once you have submitted your application online, please save the full application in pdf format and send a copy to Dr Brindley and the Group Secretary at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Consider also applying to the Imperial College PhD Scholarship.