PhD Studentships in Geophysical and Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics at the University of Exeter

PhD Studentships in Geophysical and Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics
The Centre for Geophysical and Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics at Exeter is one of the leading research groups of its kind in the UK. Our research encompasses the Fluid Dynamics of Weather and Climate, Theoretical Fluid Dynamics, Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics, Solar-Terrestrial Plasmas and Space Weather. We invite applications to study for a PhD starting in Sept 2016.

Four fully-funded PhD projects are available in the following areas:

• Magnetic Helicity Flow in the Sun and Heliosphere – Supervisors: Prof. Mitchell Berger and Dr Claire Foullon;
• Modelling of Planetary Atmospheres – Supervisor: Professor Geoffrey Vallis;
• High-performance computing in geo- and astrophysics – Supervisor: Dr Martin Schreiber;
• Understanding and Improving the Path of the Gulf Stream extension in moderate resolution climate models – Supervisors: Prof. Beth Wingate and Dr. Mike Bell (Met Office);

The deadline for applications is February 19th 2016. Interviews will take place March 9th 2016.

We encourage interested applicants to browse our webpages for details of our wide-ranging research activities and further details on how to apply:
http:/tiny.cc/gafd-phd