Postgraduate Studentships

Current physics postgraduate studentships:

Graphene based multilayer structures and devices

Supervisor: Leonid Ponomarenko

Deadline for Applications: Applications accepted all year round
Funding Type: UK/EU applicants only
Type of Study: PhD

We welcome applications from well-qualified students for a Faculty of Science and Technology Scholarship starting in October 2014 for a project entitled: Graphene based multilayer structures and devices

PhD in Nanotechnology (Nanoscale thermal transport in nanomaterials and devices)

Supervisor: Oleg Kolosov

Deadline for Applications: Mon 21 April 2014
Funding Type: Directly Funded PhD Project (European Students Only)
Type of Study: PhD

The Nanoscale Microscopy Group at Physics Department, University of Lancaster is seeking an enthusiastic and creative candidate to work on a PhD project on Nanoscale Thermal Metrology. The project will explore fundamental mechanisms of Nanoscale Heat Transport in materials and nanoscale devices using advanced Scanning Thermal Microscopy as a part of the large European FP7 QUANTIHEAT research consortium. While the control of nanoscale heat flow is central to modern technology and of particular...

Funding Types

Awaiting Funding Decision

This supervisor does not yet know if funding is available for this project. Applications are welcome - see project details for further information.

Competition Funded PhD Project (European Students Only)

This research project is one of a number of projects at this institution. It is in competition for funding with one or more of these projects. Usually the project which receives the best applicant will be awarded the funding. The funding is available to citizens of a number of European countries (including the UK). In most cases this will include all EU nationals. However full funding may not be available to all applicants and you should read the full department and project details for further information.

Non-European Students: In most cases if you have the correct qualifications and access to your own funding, either from your home country or your own finances, your application to work with this supervisor will be considered.

Competition Funded PhD Project (Students Worldwide)

This research project is one of a number of projects at this institution. It is in competition for funding with one or more of these projects. Usually the project which receives the best applicant will be awarded the funding.

Applications for this project are welcome from suitably qualified candidates worldwide. Funding may only be available to a limited set of nationalities and you should read the full project details for further information.

Competition Funded PhD Project (UK Students Only)

This research project is one of a number of projects at this institution. It is in competition for funding with one or more of these projects. Usually the project which receives the best applicant will be awarded the funding. The funding is only available to UK citizens or those who have been resident in the UK for a period of 3 years or more. Some projects, which are funded by charities or by the universities themselves may have more stringent restrictions.

Non-UK Students: In most cases if you have the correct qualifications and access to your own funding, either from your home country or your own finances, your application to work with this supervisor will be considered.

Directly Funded PhD Project (European Students Only)

This research project has funding attached. Funding for this project is available to citizens of a number of European countries (including the UK). In most cases this will include all EU nationals. However full funding may not be available to all applicants and you should read the full department and project details for further information.

Non-European Students: In most cases if you have the correct qualifications and access to your own funding, either from your home country or your own finances, your application to work with this supervisor will be considered.

Directly Funded PhD Project (Students Worldwide)

This research project has funding attached. Applications for this project are welcome from suitably qualified candidates worldwide. Funding may only be available to a limited set of nationalities and you should read the full project details for further information.

Directly Funded PhD Project (UK Students Only)

This research project has funding attached. It is only available to UK citizens or those who have been resident in the UK for a period of 3 years or more. Some projects, which are funded by charities or by the universities themselves may have more stringent restrictions.

Non-UK Students: In most cases if you have the correct qualifications and access to your own funding, either from your home country or your own finances, your application to work with this supervisor will be considered.

Fully Funded PhD Project

Fully Funded PhD Project (UK/EU students only)

Postgraduate Scholarship

Self-Funded Students Only

If you have the correct qualifications and access to your own funding, either from your home country or your own finances, your application to work with this supervisor will be considered.

UK/EU applicants only

STFC studentships

The Department offers a limited number of STFC studentships in experimental particle physics, cosmology and space physics which are awarded on a competitive basis. (Full awards are available to UK applicants only). If you wish to be considered, we encourage you to submit your application by the beginning of February. Please mention in your personal statement or in the funding section if you wish to be considered for STFC funding. If non-EU applicants hope for financial support, the opportunities are increased if applications are received by the end of the year.

EPSRC DTG studentships

The Department offers a few highly competitive EPSRC studentships for prospective PhD students (available to UK applicants only). If you wish to be considered, we strongly encourage you to submit your application before June 1st. Please mention in your application that you wish to be considered for an EPSRC studentship in your personal statement or under the funding section. All eligible applicants holding offers before the closing date will be considered.

Faculty studentships

The Department competes annually for Faculty PhD Studentships announced around January. The studentships are open to all applicants (UK, EU and OS) and awarded on a basis of academic excellence and research potential. All applicants who have offers before the deadline will be considered for this funding. The funding may be given to an academic member of staff who will then advertise the position.

Please note that we can consider applications at other times, but the funding opportunities are more limited.