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PhD in Space weather and solar-terrestrial physics

University of Reading

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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of Reading

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

An Introduction to the Department

The Department of Meteorology has a long and established track record of internationally renowned research, working with a wide variety of industrial and academic partners to achieve significant social and economic benefits.

We are part of the larger School of Mathematical, Physical and Computational Sciences, which includes several national research centres. We have an active community of 50+ PhD students.

As a Meteorology PhD student, you will work closely together with your supervisors. In addition, you will have a monitoring committee to provide support and follow your progress in 6-monthly meetings. You will have a very exciting range of opportunities to work with other researchers across Reading's Environment Theme and to take part in multi-disciplinary training activities that are organised by the department.

Careers

Our PhD students go on to work in academia as postdoctoral researchers, but also quickly find employment in public sector policy and research institutions, and industries impacted by changes in weather and climate such as weather forecasting, risk analysis, insurance and re-insurance, oil extraction and mining, and even sport organisations. Our training in mathematical and programming techniques and problem-solving skills also open opportunities in finance and IT.

Tuition fees

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£ 17,320per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Reading

  • University League Table

    39th

  • Campus address

    University of Reading, Whiteknights House, PO Box 217, Reading, Wokingham, RG6 6AH, England

The University of Reading is an international community with more than 23,000 students from around 160 countries.
Reading is a lively town just 22 minutes from London Paddington by train, and 45 minutes from Heathrow Airport by coach. Windsor and Oxford are also close by.
Reading supports undergraduate, master's and doctoral students to maintain, improve and develop their academic English.

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