UKRI/STFC Doctoral Training Programme - Astrophysics at the University of Hull Funding: Funded PG Dip and PhD Duration: 3 years (full-time) Application deadline: 17:00 on 7 May 2021 Apply now About this project The E.A. Milne Centre for Astrophysics is pleased to announce the availability of a new funded PhD position through the award of its 2021 UKRI/STFC Doctoral Training Programme grant. Expertise within the Centre spans the origin of the chemical elements and their dispersal throughout the cosmos, data mining of its unprecedented cosmological simulation (Horizon Run 5), and the physics underpinning the galaxies and clusters which permeate the Cosmic Web. Candidates whose interests are aligned with any of these areas will be given full consideration. The successful candidate will join one of the country’s newest and most dynamic research units, the E.A. Milne Centre for Astrophysics. Find out more about the supervisory team: Professor Brad Gibson Marco Pignatari Kevin Pimbblet Elke Roediger Contact Professor Brad Gibson for more information about this project. The closing date for applications is 17.00 on Friday 7 May 2021. Interviews will take place in the week commencing 24 May. Supervisors Professor Brad Gibson About Postgraduate Research at Hull See all PhD Scholarships at Hull The University's Postgraduate Training Scheme (PGTS) provides a range of generic and discipline-specific modules to support research students through their programme. Find out more The library has an exclusive lounge for postgraduate research students and a dedicated Skills Team to provide a wide range of study and research skills help. Find out more The Doctoral College provides support to postgraduate research students. Offering skills development opportunities and dedicated facilities, the college is here to help you achieve your potential. Find out more Research at Hull tackles big challenges and makes an impact on lives globally, every day. Our current research portfolio spans everything from health to habitats, food to flooding and supply chain the slavery. Find out more Funding The successful applicant will receive a fee waiver and a maintenance grant/stipend for three years and a half years. The fee waiver for 21/22 is £4500 (Home fee) and the maintenance grant is £15609. This rises each year in line with the UKRI’s recommended stipend allowance. Entry requirements We welcome applications for this funded 3-year PhD studentship, to start in September 2021. You should have a good first degree (at least a 2:1 Honours degree) – BSc or MPhys (or equivalent international qualification). A Masters degree in a relevant area is desirable but not essential. International applicants This scholarship opportunity is open to international candidates.