This project is eligible for a fully funded STFC studentship which includes :
· A full UK/EU fee waiver for 3.5 years
· An annual tax free stipend of £14,777 (2018/19)
· Research Training Support Grant (RTSG)
· Conference Fees & UK Fieldwork
Studentships are available to UK/EU applicants who meet the STFC Residency Criteria; if you have been ordinarily resident in the UK for three years you will normally be entitled to apply for a full studentship.
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Imber, S. M., J. A. Slavin, S. A. Boardsen, B. J. Anderson, H. Korth, R. L. McNutt, and S. C. Solomon (2014), MESSENGER observations of large dayside flux transfer events: Do they drive Mercury’s substorm cycle?, J. Geophys. Res. Space Physics, 119, 5613–5623, doi:10.1002/2014JA019884.
Lindsay S. T. , M. K. James, E. J. Bunce, S. M. Imber, H. Korth, A. Martindale and T. K. Yeoman (2016), MESSENGER X-ray observations of magnetosphere–surface interaction on the nightside of Mercury , Planetary and Space Science ,125, 72–79, doi: 10.1016/j.pss.2016.03.005
James, M. K., E. J. Bunce, T. K. Yeoman, S. M. Imber, and H. Korth (2016), A statistical survey of ultralow-frequency wave power and polarization in the Hermean magnetosphere, J. Geophys. Res. Space Physics, 121, 8755–8772, doi:10.1002/2016JA023103.
James, M. K., S. M. Imber, E. J. Bunce, T. K. Yeoman, M. Lockwood, M. J. Owens, and J. A. Slavin (2017), Interplanetary magnetic field properties and variability near Mercury’s orbit, J. Geophys. Res. Space Physics, 122, 7907–7924, doi:10.1002/2017JA024435.
FTE Category A staff submitted: 49.33
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