We welcome applications from those seeking to perform research for a PhD. Research opportunities are available within each of our research areas concentrated within the broad areas of Elementary Particle Physics, Cosmology, Space Science and Condensed Matter Physics. It covers both theoretical and experimental aspects, grouped under Elementary Particle Physics, Cosmology and Space Science, Condensed Matter Physics, and Theoretical Physics.
There is vigorous cross-divisional activity, which includes studies of new materials such as graphene and molecular nanowires, cosmological experiments in liquid helium, nonlinear dynamics of biological rhythm and IR spectroscopy and nanoscale probe microscopy of biological objects.
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For Entry: 2016
Director of studies: Dr Oleg Kolosov
Duration: 3 to 4 years full time or pro-rated part-time
Entry requirements: Upper second class BSc or MPhys honours degree, or its equivalent, in a relevant subject.
IELTS: 6.5 or equivalent (lower grade admissions may be possible via separate pre-sessional English courses).
Assessment: Original research and thesis.
Funding: All applicants should consult our information on fees and funding.
Further information: www.lancaster.ac.uk/depts/physics
Duration: Full time 36/24 Month(s)
Phone: +44 (0)1524 592067
For information on the course structure as followed by our current students, please see Lancaster University's Online Courses Handbook