School of Physics and Astronomy

PhD Projects

Project Title Supervisor
A new generation of interaction models Alston Misquitta
Applications and extensions of exceptional field theory David Berman
Applications of machine learning to Higgs physics Adrian Bevan
ATLAS silicon tracker (ITk) upgrade Adrian Bevan
Black holes in String theory Masaki Shigemori, Rodolfo Russo
Carbon nanotubes in suspension; Rotation & translation of mesoscopic cylinders in electric fields. Kevin Donovan
Collisional Evolution of Planets and Satellites Craig Agnor
Combinatorics and Representation Theory in CFT and ADS/CFT Sanjaye Ramgoolam
Combinatorics and representation theory in gauge-string duality Sanjaye Ramgoolam
Cosmology Theory Meets Data: Modelling Non-Linear Scales for Dark Energy Experiments Alkistis Pourtsidou
Creating organic field effect transistors using polymer single crystals. Kevin Donovan
Dark matter searches with the ATLAS detector
DETECTOR DEVELOPMENT Adrian Bevan
Disc-planet interactions in non-isothermal discs Sijme-Jan Paardekooper
Dust-gas interactions and the signatures of planets in discs Sijme-Jan Paardekooper
Early Universe Physics Karim Malik David Mulryne
Foundations of relativistic cosmology Timothy Clifton
Frontiers of Precision Cosmology Timothy Clifton Karim Malik
Generalised Geometry in M-theory David Berman
High Precision Electroweak Tests Of The Standard Model
Interrogating the dynamics of conjugated polymers using neutron scattering and molecular dynamics Christian Nielsen, External Academics: Prof Jenny Nelson
Mapping the cosmic horizon with next-generation surveys Phil Bull
Measurement of CP violation. Francesca Di Lodovico
Measurement of low mass dimuon pairs Eram Rizvi
MEASUREMENT OF NEUTRINO CROSS SECTIONS AT THE NEAR DETECTOR ND280 Francesca Di Lodovico
Measurement of the Drell-Yan cross section Eram Rizvi
Measurement of the mass hierarchy. Francesca Di Lodovico
MEASUREMENTS OF HIGGS BOSON PRODUCTION KINEMATICS Seth Zenz
New understanding of liquid and supercritical states of matter Kostya Trachenko Prof Martin Dove
Next-to-soft radiation at the LHC Christopher White
Planet formation by gravitational instabilities Sijme-Jan Paardekooper
Planetary formation and migration Richard Nelson
PRODUCTION OF A Z BOSON IN ASSOCIATION WITH B AND C QUARKS Ulla Blumenschein
QCD meets gravity Christopher White
Radiation damage of steels used in the nuclear industries Kostya Trachenko Prof Martin Dove
Radiation Hard CMOS Pixel Technology Studies Adrian Bevan
Relativistic Cosmology in the Era of Large Scale Surveys Chris Clarkson
Scattering Amplitudes and Novel Approaches to Field Theory Andreas Brandhuber, Bill Spence, Gabriele Travaglini
Search for Higgs Boson Decays to Muons Eram Rizvi
SEARCH FOR MAGNETIC MONOPOLES Adrian Bevan Jon Hays
Search for Micro Black Hole Production at the LHC Eram Rizvi
Search for The Higgs Boson in Its Decay To B-Quarks Jon Hays
Search For Z' Resonances Eram Rizvi
Searching for New Physics with Top Quarks Christopher White
SOLAR PLASMA PHYSICS David Burgess David Tsiklauri
SPACE AND ASTROPHYSICAL PLASMA PHYSICS David Burgess David Tsiklauri
Study of Rare B Decays at ATLAS Marcella Bona
STUDY OF STERILE NEUTRINOS Francesca Di Lodovico
STUDY OF THE MUON INTO ELECTRON NEUTRINO APPEARANCE. Francesca Di Lodovico
Supersymmetry Searches with the ATLAS Detector Marcella Bona
SURVEY ASTRONOMY Will Sutherland
T2K AND HYPERK SENSITIVITY STUDIES AND CROSS-SECTION MEASUREMENTS Jeanne Wilson
THE SIZE EFFECT: THEORY AND EXPERIMENT David Dunstan
THREE-POINT FUNCTIONS OF CHIRAL PRIMARY OPERATORS IN ABJM Donovan Young
Unveiling Cosmic Dawn and the Epoch of Reionisation with HERA Phil Bull