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Two PHD studentships are currently  available in the Centre for Plasma Physics. 

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Supervisors: Dr. Satya Kar (QUB), Prof. David Neely (CLF, STFC, UK)

Entry requirements:

Candidates must hold a 1st or 2.1 BSc/MSci (or equivalent) in Physics or relevant subject; a 1st MSci (or equivalent) is desirable. 

Eligibility: The PhD position is available to UK and EU nationals who meet residency requirements (

Applications: Applicants should apply electronically through the Queen's online application portal at: . There is currently no closing date.

Funding: The 42 months studentship is awarded through the Queen's Collaborative Studentship scheme and is jointly funded by Department for the Economy (DfE) and the Science and Technology Facility Council (STFC). Tuition fees and a stipend of £17K per annum (inclusive of a salary top-up of £2k) will be covered by the studentship. Travel and accommodation costs during the student's time at the Central Laser Facility will also be fully covered.


Supervisors: Prof. Marco Borghesi (,  Prof. Kevin Prise (


This project is offered through the CITIGENS Doctoral Training Centre. Successful candidates will be employed as Early Stage Reserachers (with salary in the range £24,246.99 - £28925.25 per annum), and they will be registered for a PhD with full fees covered.

This studentship is available  for start in January 2021. Application procedure is described here. DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: 10 July 2020.