PhD project in Pure Mathematics

Newcastle University

Value of award

100% tuition fees plus a tax-free stipend of (up to) £14,296 (16/17 level), a desktop computer, and £1500 travel allowance.

Successful applicants will also be given the opportunity to complete teaching and demonstrating duties within the school amounting to up to £1500 per annum.

Number of awards

1

Start date and duration

September 2017 

Application closing date

9 December 2016

Overview

The School of Mathematics and Statistics is pleased to announce that a full-time, fully-funded PhD studentship in Pure Mathematics are available, and will be allocated in an open competition for new, high-calibre PhD students commencing their studies in September 2017.  A more detailed description of the available project can be found at http://www.ncl.ac.uk/maths/study/postgraduate/research-projects/pure/

Successful applicants will also be given the opportunity to complete teaching and demonstrating duties within the school amounting to up to £1500 per annum.

Interested applicants are encouraged to contact the supervisors of the projects they are interested in for more information. General information can also be obtained from Dr Michael Dritschel

Sponsor

School of Mathematics and Statistics

Name of supervisor(s)

The project will be supervised by members of the academic staff of the school with relevant research interests and experience.  These include Dr Michael Dritschel, Professor Peter Jorgenson, Dr Zina Lykova, Professor Nicholas Young, Dr Stefan Kolb, Dr Evgenios Kakariadis and Dr David Stewart.

Eligibility Criteria

This studentships is available to UK/EU and International candidates, who have/expect a 2:1 honours degree in computing science, mathematics, physics, statistics or another strongly quantitative discipline, or an international equivalent.

Applicants whose first language is not English require a minimum of IELTS 6.5.  International applicants may require an ATAS (Academic Technology Approval Scheme) clearance certificate prior to obtaining their visa and to study on this programme.

How to apply

All applicants should complete the University’s postgraduate application form.  Only mandatory fields need to be completed. However, you will need to include the following information: 

  • Insert the programme code 8080F in the programme of study section
  • Select PhD Mathematics - Pure Mathematics
  • In the ‘Studentship/Partnership Reference’ field, please insert the code MS028
  • Attach degree transcripts and certificates, and if English is not your first language, a copy of your English Language qualification
  • Attach a covering letter and CV.  The letter must clearly state the title of the studentship and the code MS028.

Contact

For further information, please contact Dr Michael Dritschel.

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PhD

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Northern England