Institute for Astronomy

PhD Projects 2020

PhD Research Projects on offer at the IfA

The research interests of the faculty at the Institute for Astronomy are very broad.  We study every astronomical scale from the solar system right up to the large-scale structure of the Universe.  Listed below is the wide range of PhD projects on offer for entry in September 2020.  After interview, we make offers to students matched to a specific project and supervisor.  Those invited to interview will be asked to select a maximum of 5 PhD supervisors to meet on the day.  We look forward to reading your applications!

Active Galactic Nuclei Projects

Astrobiology Projects

Computational Astrophysics Projects

Cosmology Projects

Exoplanets Projects

Galaxy Formation & Evolution Projects

Milky Way & Local Group Projects

Solar System Projects