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Postgraduate PhD research projects

There are a great range of PhD research opportunities at the ORC. You could be working with lasers, metamaterials, optoelectronics, Photonics, Fibre Optics, Hollow Core Fibres and more advanced materials.  

There are a number of projects that have guaranteed funding that have deadlines, and these are listed on our jobs page. We also have a full list of all projects broken down by research theme, then by group, that you can look through.

There will be funding on these jobs for the right candidate.  If you see something you like, then contact the Supervisor to discuss your options. All contact details can be found on our people page or email Peter Horak with any queries @ email

Latest PhD opportunity

Optical-based condition monitoring of rotorcraft PhD working closely with GE Aviation, understanding aircraft installation, component development, and environmental conditions during aerospace operation.

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