At the Institute of Astronomy we do not allocate PhD projects, or link students to supervisors in advance, except for Overseas applicants who require a confirmed project in order to apply for certain scholarships and funding.
Home and EU students, who will generally be interviewed in person, will receive guidance concerning the research areas we can offer when they attend for interview. Much of the first Term is devoted to talking to potential Supervisors and exploring the wide range of possible projects on offer.
Click here to see the areas of research currently being undertaken at the Institute.
The following is a list of links to the members of staff expected to be available as supervisors for students beginning PhDs in 2017.
Dr Amy Bonsor
The following Emeritus Staff, although not looking for students to supervise, are a good source of knowledge and advice: