Fully-Funded PhD Studentship in Physics at Swansea University in UK, 2014

Swansea University is inviting applications for fully-funded PhD Studentship in Physics. These studentships are for students with a minimum upper second class Honours degree or equivalent in physics or a related field. This is a three year fully-funded Swansea University scholarship, open to UK/EU candidates. The student will receive an annual stipend of £13,863 plus UK/EU tuition fees. The application deadline is 7th July 2014.

Study Subject(s): Studentship is provided in the field of Physics at Swansea University.
Course Level: Studentship is available for pursuing PhD degree level at Swansea University.
Scholarship Provider: Swansea University, UK
Scholarship can be taken at: UK
Accreditation: Swansea University is an accredited university. Swansea University is accredited by the University of Wales, EUA, ACU.

Eligibility: –Motivated student with a minimum upper second class Honours degree or equivalent in physics or a related field.
-Studentship is open to UK/EU students only.

Scholarship Open for International Students: The students of UK/EU can apply for the studentship.

Scholarship Description: Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and spectroscopy (MRS) are key tools for non-invasive imaging of biological systems and medical diagnostics. MRS in particular is a promising tool for the quantification of chemical biomarkers in vivo, which could aid the early detection of many serious diseases from dementia to cancers. The main aim of the project will be to develop new tools and pulse sequences for MRS to overcome these limitations. This will involve the application of quantum-dynamic modelling and quantum control techniques to design chemically selective excitation pulses, as well as their experimental implementation and evaluation.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): Studentship is offered for three years.

What does it cover? This is a three year fully-funded Swansea University scholarship, open to UK/EU candidates. The student will receive an annual stipend of £13,863 plus UK/EU tuition fees.

Selection criteria: Not Known

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: The mode of applying is by e-mail or post.  To apply for this studentship, please download the Research Scholarship Application Form and return it to the College of Science with the following:
-Academic References – all scholarship applications require two supporting references to be submitted. Please ensure that your chosen referees are aware of the funding deadline, as their references form a vital part of the evaluation process. Please either include these with your scholarship application or ask your referees to send them directly to Sandra Kramcha.
-Academic Transcripts – academic transcripts must be submitted along with the scholarship application by the funding deadline. We will be using these to verify your academic qualifications.
-Applicants should use the ‘Supplementary Personal Statement’ section of the application form to explain why the award they are applying for particularly matches their skills and experience and how they would choose to develop the project.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 7th July 2014.

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