Research opportunities within the Centre.
Vacancies appear on an annual basis and available from individual Schools.
Within the School of Physics and Astronomy there are opportunities with the Institute for Astronomy, and Astrobiology projects in the Institute for Condensed Matter and Complex Systems. The also PhD opportunities within the School of GeoSciences.
Example projects for September 2017 entry are:
"Using the Met Office Unified Model and UKCA to study the Earth’s Phanerozoic atmosphere as an analogue for Earth-like exoplanets. " Supervisors: Paul Palmer, Ken Rice (Physics & Astronomy), and Nathan Mayne (Physics & Astronomy, U. Exeter)
"Development of a habitable early-Earth atmosphere: sensitivity to atmospheric dynamics and composition." Supervisors: Massimo Bollasina and Paul Palmer.
"Large-scale exploration of exoplanetary atmospheres using JWST and E-ELT spectrally-resolved data streams." Supervisors: Alistair Glasse, Ken Rice, Paul Palmer (TAKEN)
In general, opportunities may exist. Inquire by email, attaching your CV and a brief statement of research interests, to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are happy to host independent fellowships that are available from, for example:
- Royal Society of London
- Science &Technology Facilities Council
It is important that students engage with scientific research as part of their undergraduate experience.
As part of our degree programmes, we offer a range of Senior Honours and MPhys dissertation projects.