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PhD opportunities in Mathematics and Statistics

Particles and caustics in turbulent aerosols, DOI: 10.1209/epl/i2004-10532-7
Applications and informal enquiries for PhD study commencing October 2015 are now welcome!


Timetable for 2015 Recruitment
17 AprilDeadline for applications
20 April-8 MayInterviewing period
15 MayRecommendations for offers sent to Research School. You should expect to hear within 2-3 weeks of this date.
1 OctoberBegin study!

Before you apply

  • Read the guide for applicants, and the student profiles of some of our current PhD students.
  • Look at the list of projects below, and decide which ones most interest you.
  • Seek informal advice from the Department, preferably by email. Contact Robert Brignall for Pure & Applied Mathematics, and Alvaro Faria for Statistics.

Research projects for October 2015
* indicates suitable for part time study.

Pure Mathematics
Robert Brignall*Counting permutations using generalized grid classes
Ben MestelRenormalization for asymmetric dynamical systems
Jozef Siran*Extremal vertex-transitive graphs and embeddings

Applied Mathematics
Ben MestelMathematical problems of storage in power networks
Ben Mestel*Consumer-based storage in power networks
Marc PradasNoise-induced complexity in multiscale systems
Marc PradasMultiphase flows in microengineered devices
Andrey Umerski*Theory of spin and charge transport in nanostructures
Michael Wilkinson*Analysing clouds

Statistics
Álvaro FariaBayesian dynamic forecasting of high frequency data
Chris JonesF-G Distributions for survival and reliability modelling
Catriona QueenForecasting and monitoring traffic network flows

How to apply

Important: non-EU applicants
Overseas applicants are welcome to apply, but if you are from a non-European Economic Area country that is not majority English speaking, you must hold a valid Secure English Language Test (SELT) certificate when you apply.

Details of the English language requirements for a Tier 4 (Student) Visa can be found on the UK Government Website.
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