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Surfaces, Microstructure and Fracture Group

Postgraduate Research Opportunities (PhD, MPhil)

There are a range of graduate research opportunities to study for PhD or MPhil degrees. Funding is usually provided by group research projects or research council scholarships (through the department), although other scholarship opportunities also exist (Gates, Churchill, Oppenheimer, etc.).

Related information:

For PhDs in Fracture & dynamic materials physics (now known as the PCS group), please visit our new website


Postdoctoral & Other Vacancies

Postdoctoral and other jobs regularly become available in the SMF group:

We are particularly keen to support independent researchers and fellowship applications - please get in touch with us to discuss how to put in applications.


Undergraduate Research Programme

Long-vacation undergraduate research placements are often available. The placements are intended to give real experience in condensed matter physics research to undergraduate students.


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