About the Project
This project is supervisor by Dr Richard Morton. The second supervisor will be Professor James McLaughlin.
Please note eligibility requirement:
• Academic excellence of the proposed student i.e. 2:1 (or equivalent GPA from non-UK universities [preference for 1st class honours]); or a Masters (preference for Merit or above); or APEL evidence of substantial practitioner achievement.
• Appropriate IELTS score, if required.
• Applicants cannot apply for this funding if currently engaged in Doctoral study at Northumbria or elsewhere.
For further details of how to apply, entry requirements and the application form, see
Please note: Applications that do not include a research proposal of approximately 1,000 words (not a copy of the advert), or that do not include the advert reference (e.g. RDF20/EE/MPEE/MORTON) will not be considered.
Deadline for applications: Friday 24 January 2020
Start Date: 1 October 2020
Northumbria University takes pride in, and values, the quality and diversity of our staff. We welcome applications from all members of the community. The University holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award in recognition of our commitment to improving employment practices for the advancement of gender equality.
Morton, R. J., Tomczyk, S. & Pinto, R. ‘Investigating Alfvénic wave propagation in coronal open-field regions’ Nature Communications, 2015, vol. 6, 7813
Morton, R. J., Tomczyk, S. & Pinto, R. ‘A Global View of Velocity Fluctuations in the Corona below 1.3 R_sun with CoMP’ Astrophysical Journal, 2016, vol. 828, 89
Weberg, M., Morton, R. J. & McLaughlin, J. A., ‘An Automated Algorithm for Identifying and Tracking Transverse Waves in Solar Images‘ Astrophysical Journal, 2018, vol. 852, 57
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