About Particle Physics Experiment
University of Edinburgh researchers collaborate on two experiments at the LHC: ATLAS and LHCb. We also have projects on Dark Matter, Neutrinos, detector development (for the LHC and beyond), and projects in collaboration with our theoretical colleagues on understanding LHC physics. We are looking for exceptional PhD students to work on any of these experimental projects.
We offer fully-funded STFC studentships (for UK nationals and UK-based students only), Data Intensive Science CDT places (as part of ScotDist ), SUPA studentships and University of Edinburgh Principal's Career Development PhD Scholarships (for any nationality). We welcome applicants who already hold a scholarship, and also to students who wish to apply for a PhD place in conjunction with a scholarship application. Most projects include the opportunity for a fully-funded long-term attachment to CERN for up to 18 months.
Available PhD projects
A list of current PhD projects in Particle Physics Experiment is shown below. Click on each project to find out more about the project, its supervisor(s) and its research area(s).