Mathematics and physics research courses

Our School is home to around 100 PhD students, working on projects ranging from computational studies of dark matter to experimental studies of paints and from the analysis of the Navier-Stokes equations to modelling the circadian rhythms of sleep.

So, whether you are interested in pure or applied mathematics or theoretical or experimental physics, our friendly School is the right place for you to undertake your studies for a PhD.

Studentships

Design of experiments: estimation of selected effects in foldover factorial experiments

Funding information:

We are offering the UKRI standard stipend (currently £18,622 per year) with an additional bursary of £1,700 per year for full 3.5 years for exceptional candidates. In addition, a research, training and support grant of £3,000 over the project is also offered. Full home or overseas tuition fees (as applicable) will be covered.

Ensemble modelling and uncertainty quantification for simulations of atmosphere and ocean dynamics

Funding information:

We are offering the UKRI standard stipend (currently £18,622 per year) with an additional bursary of £1,700 per year for full 3.5 years for exceptional candidates. In addition, a research, training and support grant of £3,000 over the project is also offered. Full home or overseas tuition fees (as applicable) will be covered.

Quantum sensing in curved spacetimes

Funding information:

We are offering the UKRI standard stipend (currently £18,622 per year) with an additional bursary of £1,700 per year for full 3.5 years for exceptional candidates. In addition, a research, training and support grant of £3,000 over the project is also offered. Full home or overseas tuition fees (as applicable) will be covered.

Expert support

The Doctoral College supports the academic and professional development of postgraduate researchers to ensure our world-leading research continues to grow. There is also an extensive Researcher Development Programme run at university level.

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If you are interested in doing a PhD with us, please look at the interests of our School's research groups and get in contact with an academic.