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EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Diamond Science and Technology

Diamond Science & Technology

The Centre

The Diamond Science and Technology Centre for Doctoral Training has diamond based research at the core of all activities. The CDT involves a consortium of eight UK universities and over thirty companies, keen to exploit the vast potential of diamond.

The Programme

Students are funded for four years and in Year 1 will undertake a purpose designed MSc in DST based at Warwick University. As part of the MSc students will undertake two, ten week mini-projects at two different universities (or industrial partners), which link to the theme of their chosen PhD. The PhD takes place in Years 2-4 at one of the eight universities.

A stand-alone MSc or individual modules are also offered.

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Our aim is to create a UK National Centre of Excellence for graduate training in Diamond Science and Technology.

The DST CDT will produce students with a skill set that matches the interdisciplinary nature of research required to establish the UK as a front runner in the development and exploitation of emerging DST. With this would come significant opportunity to create new UK businesses and enhance existing ones, driving growth and innovation and creating “high-tech” jobs.

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PhD Opportunities

For a September 2016 start we will be able to fund thirteen new four year studentships leading to PhDs in Physics, Chemistry, Engineering, Materials or Life Sciences.

Apply Now

Applications are now open for 2016 admission.

Contact us at dst.admin@warwick.ac.uk for more details.

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