PhD in Fusion Energy: Materials and Plasma Scientists

Recruiter: University Of York
Application deadline: 01 Mar 2014

£Competitive | North East England | 
The Universities of Durham, Liverpool, Manchester, Oxford and York, with Culham Centre for Fusion Energy, the Central Laser Facility and AWE have formed the Fusion Doctoral Training Network: an EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training.

With ITER under construction and the operation of NIF in the US, fusion energy is entering an exciting new era. We work with world-leading facilities, including JET, MAST and the Central Laser Facility, while our Low Temperature Plasma research is linked with major international companies in areas such as semiconductor processing.

Our PhD programme offers:
  • fully funded 3 and 4-year research studentships
  • a training programme in fusion energy, covering materials and plasma science
  • exciting research projects, linked to world-leading fusion facilities
  • materials and plasma research projects for fusion energy
  • plasma projects in high energy density physics and laboratory astrophysics
  • opportunities for international collaboration and travel
For more information on the projects and application procedure visit


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