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PhD STUDENTSHIPS in Plasma Physics

Listed below is the studentships available in the Centre for Plasma Physics at Queen’s University Belfast for start in October 2020. Successful applicants dor a standard DFE project will receive a studentship which will cover which will cover UK/EU tuition fees and a stipend to cover living expenses which is currently £15,159 per annum. 

Supervisors: Dr Satya Kar (; Prof. David Neely (Rutherford Appleton Laboratory)

Note: This studentship is partly supported by the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory and includes a salary top-up of £2K per annum


Candidates must hold a 1st or 2.1 BSc (or equivalent) in Physics or relevant subject; a 1st MSci (or equivalent) is desirable.  The studentships are open to UK nationals. Duration of the studentships is 42 months.

To apply:  Use the online application form available at Please ensure you provide all the information requested. If you wish to apply for more than one project you must submit a separate application for each.  Applicants are strongly advised to first contact the project supervisor.

Closing date for application: Friday 20th March 2020.