To qualify for Elphinstone funding you MUST have a First Class Degree or equivalent OR a 2.1 Honours Degree or Equivalent, PLUS MSc at Commendation/Distinction level in a relevant subject. Please note Elphinstone funding pays tuition fees only.
J. M. S. Skakle and A. R. West: "Superconducting La1.5-xBa1.5+x-yCayCu3Oz Solid Solutions: (i) Phase Diagram, Cation Stoichiometry and Tc Data", Physica C, 220, 187-194 (1994)
J. M. S. Skakle and A. R. West: "Superconducting La1.5-xBa1.5+x-yCayCu3Oz Solid Solutions: (ii) Oxygen Content and Crystal Structure", Physica C, 227, 336-342 (1994)
J. M. S. Skakle and A. R. West: "Formation and Decomposition of LaBa2Cu3Oz", J. Mat. Chem., 4  1745-1748 (1994).
J. M. S. Skakle: “Crystal chemical substitutions and doping of YBa2Cu3Ox and related superconductors”, Mat. Sci. Eng: R: Reports, 23 1-40 (1998).
This project is advertised in relation to the research areas of the discipline of Chemistry. Formal applications can be completed online: http://www.abdn.ac.uk/postgraduate/apply. You should apply for PhD in Chemistry, to ensure that your application is passed to the correct College for processing. NOTE CLEARLY THE NAME OF THE SUPERVISOR, EXACT PROJECT TITLE AND INDICATE YOU WISH TO BE CONSIDERED FOR ELPHINSTONE FUNDING ON THE APPLICATION FORM. Applicants are limited to applying for a maximum of 2 projects. Any further applications received will be automatically withdrawn.
Informal inquiries can be made to Professor Skakle ([email protected]) with a copy of your curriculum vitae and cover letter. All general enquiries should be directed to the Graduate School Admissions Unit ([email protected]).