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Surfaces, Microstructure and Fracture Group


Graduate Research Opportunities

There are a range of graduate research opportunities in the SMF group, 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.).

Other related information:

For more information, or if you would like to express initial interest, please get in touch with us.


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

Several long-vacation undergraduate research placements are available within with Surfaces, Microstructure and Fracture research group at the Cavendish laboratory. The placements are intended to give real experience in condensed matter physics research to undergraduate students.

More information and a description of the application procedure is available here.


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