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School of Physical and Chemical Sciences

Research Projects

We are offering a wide range of projects across three broad research areas for PhDs starting in 2024. See below for a list of staff who are available to take on students, and a list of currently available research projects. (Note that the project list is not exhaustive, and other possible topics are available too.) All of our staff welcome informal inquiries about their research and potential PhD projects, but please get in touch with the PhD admissions tutor, Dr Tim Clifton, with more general enquiries.

The following AU members are available to take on PhD students for 2024 (projects are listed below):

Cosmology and Relativity: Chris Clarkson, Tim Clifton, Karim Malik, Scott Melville, David Mulryne, Will Sutherland

Planetary Formation and Dynamics: Craig Agnor, Nora Eisner, Ed Gillen, Tom Haworth, Richard Nelson

Space and Astrophysical Plasmas: David Burgess, Enrico Camporeale, Christopher Chen, Heli Hietala

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