Theoretical Physics: Fully Funded STFC PhD Scholarship 2022 at Swansea University

  • Phd
  • Full cost of tuition fees and an annual stipend
  • 9 February 2022

Funding provider: Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC)

Subject areas: Theoretical Physics

Project start date: 1 October 2022 (Enrolment open from mid-September)

Project supervisors: All members of the PPCT Group may be available to supervise, and you may indicate a preference for topic area and/or supervisor in your application materials

Aligned programme of study: PhD in Physics

Mode of study: Full-time

Project description:

Swansea University’s Department of Physics has a call for STFC funded PhD scholarships in 2022 in Particle Physics and Cosmology Theory. Research can be done in any of the interests of the Particle Physics and Cosmology Theory group including:

  • AdS/CFT, holography and Integrability
  • Dualities in Quantum Field Theories and String theory
  • Amplitudes in gauge and supergravity theories
  • Theoretical cosmology and gravitational waves
  • Hot and dense QCD on the lattice
  • Physics beyond the standard model

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview.

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Candidates must normally hold an undergraduate degree at 2.1 level or a master’s degree with a minimum overall grade at ‘Merit’ (or Non-UK equivalent as defined by Swansea University).

English Language requirements: If applicable - IELTS 6.5 Overall (6.0 each comp.) or Swansea University recognised equivalent. Full details of our English Language policy, including certificate time validity, can be found here.

This scholarship is open to candidates of any nationality.

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This scholarship covers the full cost of UK tuition fees and an annual stipend of £15,609 for 42 months.

Additional research expenses will also be available.


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