Advances in fundamental physics have the potential, prospective to address the demands of a growing population and strained natural resources. The Winton Programme for the Physics of Sustainability will support excellent people with the radical inspiration, ideas that will bring practical way out to these issues. The research will be primarily in the Physics department with interdisciplinary activities with other departments in the university encouraged to explore new directions in basic science.
The Fund Managers of the Winton Programme invite applications for Scholarships from those starting PhD study in the area of Physics of Sustainability in October 2013. Awards will provide for all university and college fees due, maintenance at the current UK Research Council level (£13,590 per annum), and a contribution to research expenses. Awards may be made to supplement part-support from other sources as well.
* Limit of tenure: 3.5 years
Candidates should complete an Expression of Interest form, and send to the Winton Programme by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) by 4 December 2012 to express an interest in applying for a Winton Scholarship. Besides following discussions with the Winton Programme Manger, Nalin Patel (email@example.com) a two-page research proposal will require to be completed and submitted by 14 February 2013.
Applicants are required to also submit a standard application to the University (GRADSAF) – visit.
- Job Ref: KA022152;
Closing Date: Tuesday 4 December 2012.