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University of York, Department of Physics PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

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  3D Genomics for a better synthetic biology and gene therapy.
  Research Group: Physics of Life - Biological Physics and Biophysics
  Dr A Noy, Prof M Leake
Application Deadline: 1 September 2019

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While genome sequencing has led to significant increases in the amount of genetic information available, we are still far from a comprehensive understanding of how genomes work.
  Atomistic simulations of advanced permanent magnet materials
  Research Group: Condensed Matter Physics
  Dr R Evans
Application Deadline: 1 September 2019

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Neodymium permanent magnets are ubiquitous in technologies from cars to wind generators due to their inherent efficiency in converting electrical power to mechanical motion or vice versa.
  Developing next-generation technology touching life physics tools to tackle debilitating infections and cancers
  Research Group: Physics of Life - Biological Physics and Biophysics
  Prof M Leake, Dr I Hitchcock, Prof J Mottram
Application Deadline: 1 September 2019

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Our knowledge of many debilitating human diseases is limited by technology. conventional approaches fail to render the quantitative details needed to address key mechanistic questions.
  Dissecting cell complexity using super-resolution microscopy, one molecule at a time
  Research Group: Physics of Life - Biological Physics and Biophysics
  Prof M Leake, Prof A J Wilkinson
Application Deadline: 1 September 2019

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The stress response of sporulation in bacteria is a fantastically system for studying biophysics processes of emergent complexity.
  Dynamic Transmission Electron Microscopy of Next Generation Li-ion Batteries for Large-Scale Energy Storage
  Dr R E Douthwaite, Dr V Lazarov
Application Deadline: 21 June 2019

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Whilst renewable sources of energy (e.g. wind and solar) are making an increasing contribution to immediate global electricity demand, there is a need to store energy for use on demand.
  EBIC environmental STEM microscopy for energy materials and gas sensors
  Research Group: Condensed Matter Physics
  Dr L Lari, Dr V Lazarov
Application Deadline: 1 September 2019

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Electron Beam induced current (EBIC) is an electron probe technique widely used in the semiconductor industry for the analysis of p-n junctions, minority carrier distributions, and material defects.
  Fast ions from graphene with potential application spanning fusion and oncology
  Research Group: York Plasma Institute
  Prof N Woolsey
Application Deadline: 1 September 2019

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Proton and heavier ion acceleration using ultra-intense lasers is being widely investigated for pure science, plasma diagnostics, medical as well as fusion engineering applications.
  First principles modelling of defects in solar absorber materials
  Research Group: Condensed Matter Physics
  Dr K McKenna
Application Deadline: 1 September 2019

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A number of materials are emerging as promising candidates to replace silicon in the next generation of solar cells. They offer the prospect of high efficiency, low cost and flexibility allowing for their incorporation into building materials for example.
  Fission studies of neutron-rich nuclei
  Research Group: Nuclear Physics
  Dr S Paschalis, Prof A Andreyev
Applications accepted all year round

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The RIBF facility at RIKEN in Tokyo, Japan is the world’s leading laboratory in the production and study of the most exotic nuclear systems that we can currently access.
  Iron Oxidation at the atomic scale: an In-situ environmental TEM/STEM study
  Research Group: Condensed Matter Physics
  Dr L Lari, Dr V Lazarov
Application Deadline: 1 October 2019

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Fe and Fe-oxide (FeOx) based nanoparticles (NPs) have shown promising applications in physical and medical sciences. These include magnetic storage devices, catalysis, contrast enhancement in magnetic resonance imaging and magnetic hyperthermia.
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