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.

  • 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

Atmospheric Physics

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.

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.

 

 

Space Physics

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.

  • How does Ganymede's complex magnetic environment work? (Masters). Contact Adam Masters. Project description: 2018 Masters project 1‌. This project is funded by the Royal Society.

Laboratory Astrophysics

If you are interested in projects in laboratory astrophysics, please contact Juliet Pickering

Example project in laboratory astrophysics: Spectroscopy of astrophysically important elements and applications of the new atomic data to astrophysics: 2017 Pickering Lab Astro  

Need further information?

If you have any questions regarding the PhD program in SPAT, contact Dr. Helen Brindley.

Follow this link to be redirected to PhD application forms

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 space.sec@imperial.ac.uk

Consider also applying to the Imperial College PhD Scholarship.