Projects for 2017 Entry
A list of PhD projects (and their supervisors) available in the Space and Atmospheric Physics group for students applying for entry in October 2017 is now available. The list is not finalised, particularly in space physics, so please continue to check this webpage.
Note that additional opportunities in climate change research are offered through the Grantham Institute.
Do not hesitate to contact us if you would be interested in undertaking a PhD on a topic not listed below but in a field of research covered in the SPAT group.
Projects for 2016 Entry
Notes on applying for atmospheric physics PhD places: if you wish to apply for a project, please contact the potential supervisor. Because of deadlines associated with the NERC DTC process and the Grantham Institute, applications should be submitted before Friday 20 January 2017.
2017 Brindley A Building a long term record of the global solar energy resource from satellite observations
2017 Brindley B Investigating dust-climate interactions over India
2017 Truths CASE Deriving improved Essential Climate Variables using TRUTHS: An Earth Radiation Budget test case - this is a CASE award supported by the National Physical Laboratory
2017 Czaja Monitoring from Space the surface heat budget of the global ocean
2017 Czaja B A modelling study of the impact of North Atlantic sea surface temperature anomalies on the North Atlantic Oscillation and the tropical atmospheric circulation
2017 Graven Estimating and attributing regional methane emissions using innovative atmospheric measurements
2017 Toumi Modelling Tropical Cyclones in the West Pacific
2017 Voulgarakis A Fire, atmospheric composition, and climate: Modelling the past, present, and future
2017 Voulgarakis B Human health co-benefits from climate change mitigation
2017 Voulgarakis C Predicting the ecological impacts of future fire (this is a project as part of the Quantitative and Modelling Skills in Ecology and Evolution CDT)
Need further information?
If you have any questions regarding the PhD program in SPAT, contact Dr. Helen Brindley.
Once you have submitted your application online, please save the full application in pdf format and send a copy to Dr Brindley and the Group Secretary at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Consider also applying to the Imperial College PhD Scholarship.