School of Physics and Astronomy

PhD Projects

Project Title Supervisor
New approaches to thermal-to-electrical energy conversion Mark Baxendale
Search for Magnetic Monopoles Adrian Bevan Jon Hays
Applications of machine learning to Higgs physics Adrian Bevan, Seth Zenz
Measuring molecular excited states with spatial and temporal resolution Alan Drew
Detector Development Adrian Bevan, Seth Zenz
Next generation Na battery materials Alan Drew
Associated Higgs and Z Boson Production in Final States with B Quarks and Leptons Ulla Blumenschein
The Size Effect: Theory and Experiment David Dunstan
Building Organic Near Infrared Lasers William Gillin
Organic Up and Down-conversion phosphors William Gillin
Search for the Higgs Boson in its Decay to B-Quarks Jon Hays
Mechanistic models for phosphorescent organic crystals Alston Misquitta
Spectral separation of optical signals below diffraction limit Andrei Sapelkin
Collective dynamics and pair correlations in atomic and colloidal crystals across coupling regimes Andrei Sapelkin
Atomic structure and optical properties of ultra-small quantum dots Andrei Sapelkin
Search for Higgs Boson Decays to Muons Eram Rizvi
Physics of the supercritical state Kostya Trachenko
High Precision Electroweak Tests of The Standard Model Eram Rizvi
Supersymmetry Searches with The Atlas Detector Marcella Bona
Dark Matter Searches with The Atlas Detector Marcella Bona
Production of a Z Boson in association with B and C Quarks at ATLAS Ulla Blumenschein
SEARCH FOR A MASSIV HIGGS BOSON WITH THE ATLAS DETECTOR AT THE LHC Ulla Blumenschein
PRODUCTION OF A Z BOSON IN ASSOCIATION WITH JETS AT ATLAS Ulla Blumenschein
Applications and extensions of exceptional field theory David Berman
ATLAS Silicon Tracker (ITK) Upgrade Adrian Bevan
Astrophysical Neutrinos to look for New Physics In IceCube Teppei Katori
Collisional Evolution of Planets and Satellites Craig Agnor
Cosmology with gravitational waves Dr Tessa Baker
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
Exploring the Sun's Plasma Environment with the Parker Solar Probe Spacecraft Dr Chris Chen
Foundations of relativistic cosmology Timothy Clifton
Frontiers of Precision Cosmology Timothy Clifton Karim Malik
Generalised Geometry in M-theory David Berman
Giant Planet Migration in the Solar System Izaskun Jimenez-Serra
Mapping the cosmic horizon with next-generation surveys Phil Bull
Measurement of low mass dimuon pairs Eram Rizvi
Measurement of the Drell-Yan cross section Eram Rizvi
Measurements of HIGGS Boson Production Kinematics Seth Zenz
New Generation of Ultra-Stable Instruments for Exoplanet Studies Guillem Anglada Escude
Planet formation by gravitational instabilities Sijme-Jan Paardekooper
Planet formation in stellar clusters Dr Tom Haworth
Planetary formation and migration Richard Nelson
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 Micro Black Hole Production at the LHC Eram Rizvi
Search For Z' Resonances Eram Rizvi
SOLAR PLASMA PHYSICS David Burgess David Tsiklauri
Space and Astrophysical Plasma Physics David Burgess, Christopher Chen, David Tsiklauri
Study of Rare B Decays at ATLAS Marcella Bona
SURVEY ASTRONOMY Will Sutherland
Unveiling Cosmic Dawn and the Epoch of Reionisation with HERA Phil Bull