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Physics PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

We have 1,001 Physics PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

Embarking on a PhD in Physics propels candidates into the heart of understanding the universe’s most fundamental principles. These advanced degrees offer a gateway to exploring the number mysteries of nature, from the tiniest particles to the vastness of cosmology.

Through PhDs in Physics, students engage in rigorous research across a wide spectrum of specialisations, such as quantum mechanics, astrophysics, condensed matter physics, and particle physics. This path is not solely an academic endeavour; it's a pursuit of pushing the boundaries of what is known, contributing to technological breakthroughs, and answering profound questions about the nature of reality.

Why complete a PhD in Physics?

A PhD in Physics provides students with an extraordinary opportunity to contribute to the advancement of scientific knowledge. These programmes invite candidates to immerse themselves in research that tests the limits of current understanding, employing experimental, theoretical, and computational methods.

The process of discovery in Physics not only enriches the individual's grasp of fundamental phenomena but also has the potential to lead to innovations with far-reaching implications for technology and society. By addressing complex scientific challenges, doctoral research in physics fosters a culture of inquiry and innovation, driving forward the frontiers of knowledge.

In terms of employment, earning a PhD in Physics opens up a number of career opportunities. In academia, graduates can lead their research agendas, inspiring and instructing the next generation of physicists. Beyond the university, physics PhD holders are in high demand in industries such as aerospace, renewable energy, and technology, where their problem-solving skills and understanding of physical principles can contribute to groundbreaking developments.

Government research institutions and international laboratories also seek out physics PhDs for their ability to tackle complex scientific projects and contribute to national and global scientific priorities. In addition, the analytical and computational competencies developed through these programmes are invaluable in emerging fields like data science and quantitative finance.

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PhD in Chemistry - Multiphoton-induced single-molecule fluorescence of amino acids

Candidates are invited to apply for a PhD position in the Magennis research group in the School of Chemistry, which is available to start from 1st October 2024. The PhD project will develop and apply state-of-the-art single-molecule fluorescence techniques to study novel fluorescent amino acids. Read more

Preparation and Characterisation of ‘Green’ Photocathodes for the Generation of High-Brightness Electron Beams

The quality of the electron beam in an accelerator is limited largely by that of the electron source. Fourth generation light sources such as the planned UK X-FEL and ultrafast electron diffraction projects require high-brightness electron sources. Read more

(EPSRC DTP ICASE) Materials Performance of austenitic stainless steels in high temperature Helium environment

This innovative PhD project, conducted in collaboration with EDF Energy, invites a passionate and dedicated researcher to join a transformative exploration at the forefront of materials science, making meaningful contributions to the future of energy technology. Read more

Influence tomorrow's health technology and medicine: Apply now for a PhD in Vienna!

The Medical University of Vienna organises a PhD call twice a year and offers many fully funded PhD studentships in its next PhD call with flexible starting dates in summer 2024. Read more

Doctor of Engineering (EngD) - Novel laser sources in the mid-infrared spectral region for security and sensing applications (Fraunhofer and University of Strathclyde)

  Research Group: CDT in Applied Photonics
This project will address the urgent requirement for new photonics tools in the mid-infrared (mid-IR) spectral region to police stricter greenhouse gas (GHG) emission standards and to progress imaging capabilities in poor visibility for security applications. Read more

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