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Searches for physics beyond the Standard Model in the Higgs sector

  • Full or part time
  • Application Deadline
    Applications accepted all year round
  • Competition Funded PhD Project (Students Worldwide)
    Competition Funded PhD Project (Students Worldwide)

Project Description

Searches for physics beyond the Standard Model in the Higgs sector with the ATLAS detector at the CERN Large Hadron Collider.
The project will involve analysis of large datasets recorded at the highest available centre-of-mass energy of 13 TeV, development of new and improved reconstruction methods of complex experimental signatures, and statistical interpretation of the results.
Travel to CERN will be required, with the possibility of an extended stay in Geneva during the studentship.

This project will take place within the Particle Physics group at the University. For details of the group and to find out more about studying for a PhD in this group, please refer to
http://www.ep.ph.bham.ac.uk/index.php?page=exp/phdentry/index
More generic aspects of PhD study at the University of Birmingham, including the Doctoral Research Prospectus, can be found at http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/drp

Funding Notes

This research project is one of a number of projects at this institution. It is in competition for funding with one or more of these projects. Usually the project which receives the best applicant will be awarded the funding. The funding is only available to UK citizens or those who have been resident in the UK for a period of 3 years or more.
Non-UK Students: If you have the correct qualifications and access to your own funding, either from your home country or your own finances, your application to work on this project will be considered.

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How good is research at University of Birmingham in Physics?

FTE Category A staff submitted: 39.00

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