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Our world-leading research is a hive of activity with over 200 staff and students working on cutting-edge research to provide innovative solutions for real life problems in manufacturing, communication technology, defence, health care, renewable energy and the environment.

We are looking for the research pioneers of the future to join our vibrant team and make history. Informal inquiries to are welcomed. 

PhD projects at the ORC with guaranteed funding

Found 32 positions.

Job title Category
Research Fellow in Embedded/IC Designer for Oxide Electronic Technologies (1027218PN-R)Education, Research & Enterprise
Research Fellow (1122819PN)Education, Research & Enterprise
PhD Studentship - Development of power-scalable and wavelength-flexible fibre lasers in the two-micron wavelength band to serve the needs of emerging applications in medicine and materials processing (1121319PN)PhD Studentship (Funded)
PhD Studentship - Investigation of techniques for nonlinear frequency conversion of high power fibre lasers to the visible wavelength band (1121419PN)PhD Studentship (Funded)
PhD Studentship - Fibre laser based mid infrared source development (1121719PN)PhD Studentship (Funded)
PhD Studentship - Development of novel fibre laser sources based on multicore fibre technology (1121819PN)PhD Studentship (Funded)
PhD Studentship: Wide-band optical fibre amplifiers for the next generation of internet (1117219PN)PhD Studentship (Funded)
PhD Studentship: New Optical Components and Optical Amplifiers Development for Future High Speed Internet (1117319PN)PhD Studentship (Funded)
PhD Studetnship: High-Power Laser Delivery in Hollow Core Fibres (1117419PN)PhD Studentship (Funded)
PhD Studentship: Next-generation femtosecond fibre-laser CPA sources and their applications (1117519PN)PhD Studentship (Funded)
PhD studentship: Advanced ultra-short pulse two-micron fibre lasers (1115619PN)PhD Studentship (Funded)
PhD Studentship: Planar photonics for ion-based quantum information processing (1107019PN)PhD Studentship (Funded)
PhD Studentship: Ultra-precision machining for ion trap quantum computing (1106719PN)PhD Studentship (Funded)
PhD Studentship: Laser-engineered silicon photonic devices (1104819PN)PhD Studentship (Funded)
PhD Studentship: Semiconductor devices for nonlinear photonics and applications (1105019PN)PhD Studentship (Funded)
PhD Studentship: Fiber Integrated 2D-materials (1105119A3)PhD Studentship (Funded)
Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellow ITN (1104419PN)Education, Research & Enterprise
PhD Studentship: Hollow Core Fibres for Mid-infrared Gas Sensing, Quantum Optics & Metrology (1098919PN)PhD Studentship (Funded)
PhD Studentship: High Sensitivity, Multispecies Gas Sensing in Hollow Core Fibres (1099019PN)PhD Studentship (Funded)
PhD Studentship: Ultra-stable fibre optics using new-generation optical fibres (1090318PN)PhD Studentship (Funded)
PhD Studentship: Hollow Core Fibres in emerging applications (1090418PN)PhD Studentship (Funded)
PhD Studentship: High speed mid-infrared photodetectors (1090518PN)PhD Studentship (Funded)
PhD Studentship: Photonics-assisted generation of ultrapure high-bandwidth signals (1090618PN)PhD Studentship (Funded)
PhD studentship: Mid-IR hollow core fibres and their applications (1087818PN)PhD Studentship (Funded)
PhD Studentship: Advanced Electromagnetics and Fluid Dynamics Modelling of Optical Fibres (1087918PN)PhD Studentship (Funded)
PhD Studentship: Advanced Hollow Core Fibre Fabrication (1088018PN)PhD Studentship (Funded)
PhD Studentship: Understanding Loss Mechanisms in Hollow Optical Fibers (1088118PN)PhD Studentship (Funded)
PhD Studentship: Integrated Optical Elements for Miniaturised Atom Traps (1088218PN)PhD Studentship (Funded)
PhD studentship: Scalable heralded single-photon sources (1088318PN)PhD Studentship (Funded)
PhD Studentship: Nonlinear conversion for single photon detection (1088418PN)PhD Studentship (Funded)
PhD Studentship: Ultra-precision physical micro-machining of planar optical materials (1088518PN)PhD Studentship (Funded)
PhD Studentship: Light-Matter Interactions (1071718PN)PhD Studentship (Funded)

We also have a full list of all projects broken down by research theme, then by group, that you can look through. Contact the Supervisor for more details or email

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