The University of Cambridge inviting application for PhD studentships from UK/EU students. Successful applicants will work on the Toughening Non-metallic Materials by Inhomogeneous Elasticity under the supervision of Professor Bill Clegg.
The aim of this project is to understand the limits of this behavior and the structures that are likely to lead to softer materials with higher toughness, as well as explore how the other properties may be controlled, including the development of completely new strategies for controlling strength.
The University of Cambridge is one of the world’s oldest universities and leading academic centers. It is made up of over 150 departments, faculties, schools and other institutions. Cambridge also has 31 colleges which are independent institutions, each with its own property and income. The Colleges appoint their own staff on their own terms and conditions and are responsible for selecting students.
Course Level: Studentships are available to pursue PhD programme.
Study Subject: Studentships are awarded in Materials Science and Metallurgy
Scholarship Award: The funds for this post are available for 3.5 years in the first instance.
Number of Scholarships: Not Known
Scholarship can be taken in the UK
Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for studentships:
- Applicants should have (or expect to be awarded) an upper second or first class UK honours degree at the level of MSci, MEng (or overseas equivalents) in a relevant science subject (Physics, Chemistry, Materials Science)
- And should meet the EPSRC criteria for UK/EU residency and liability for ‘home rate’ fees to be eligible for a studentship.
Nationality: UK/EU applicants can apply for these studentships.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirements: Applicants should have an upper second or first class UK honors degree.
English language Requirements: Students meet the necessary language proficiency requirements of the host institution.
How to Apply: Applications can be made via online.
Application Deadline: Studentships is application deadline is May 10, 2017.