Fully-Funded PhD International Scholarships in Advanced Label-Free Super-Resolution

  • Phd
  • £15,609 p.a. + tuition fees
  • 30 March 2022

Applications are invited for a 3 year PhD studentship to work on advanced label-free super-resolution optical imaging for applications in materials and biological sciences.

In this project you will develop new microscopy and imaging techniques by combining atomic force microscopy, Raman spectroscopy and machine learning for chemical and biological analysis at spatial  resolution ranging from 10 nm to few microns. The project will build upon a successful collaboration between Swansea University and the national measurement institutes in Europe.

Eligibility

Candidates must normally hold an undergraduate degree at 2.1 level in chemistry or a related subject, or a master’s degree with a minimum overall grade at ‘Merit’ in Chemistry, Physics, Engineering or related subjects (or Non-UK equivalent as defined by Swansea University). See - Country-specific Information for European Applicants 2019 and Country-specific Information for International Applicants 2019.

Strong interests in instrumentation, microscopy, optics and computer programming is desirable.

English Language requirements: If applicable – IELTS 6.0 overall (with at least 5.5 in each individual component) or Swansea recognised equivalent. Details on the Swansea University English Language entry policy can be found here.

Due to funding restrictions, this scholarship is open to UK and EU based students only. EU Students must be eligible to receive the EU Transitional Bursary Scheme.

NB: If you are holding a non-UK degree, please see Swansea University degree comparisons to find out if you meet the eligibility.

If you have any questions regarding your academic or fee eligibility based on the above, please email pgrscholarships@swansea.ac.uk with the web-link to the scholarship(s) you are interested in.

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Benefits

This scholarship covers the full cost of UK tuition fees and an annual stipend of £15,609.

Additional research expenses will also be available.

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