I studied Physics Engineering at Politecnico di Milano (Milano, Italy), where I earned a bachelor’s degree followed by a master’s degree. Both of them consisted mainly of solid state physics classes, with a particular focus on semiconductors (for electronics and photonics application) and magnetic nanostructures. My first experience in research was at the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (Grenoble, France), where I spent 10 months working as a trainee for my master thesis project.
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Start date: October 2017
Entry requirements and Funding:
This funding stream requires applicants to be home students*.
* European Union / EEA nationals who have been ordinarily resident in the UK for a period of at least three years prior to starting the studentship, not including time for higher-education.
How to Apply:
Applications will be handled in two stages:
Stage 1: Send a full CV, including the marks (%) for all (undergraduate) modules completed to date and including a clear description of previous research project experience, as well as a covering letter and contact details of two academic referees, to Prof Geoff Thornton (firstname.lastname@example.org). Applications that do not provide this information cannot be considered.
Stage 2: Suitable applicants will be interviewed, and if successful invited to make a formal application.
Application deadline: Tuesday 19 September 2017
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