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Cardiff University

 208pxcardiffuniversity.png Dr. Oliver Williams Physics williamso at cardiff dot ac dot uk
Dr Stephen Lynch Physics LynchSA at cardiff dot ac dot uk
Prof Paola Borri Biosciences BorriP at cardiff dot ac dot uk

Cohort 1: PhD, Year 3

Ryan Lewis
R. Lewis

PhD Title: Novel multiphoton microscopy of living cells using nanodiamonds
PhD Supervisor: Prof. Paola Borri
Institution: Cardiff University

Cohort 2: PhD, Year 2

Amber Wassell


PhD Title: Time Resolved Spectroscopy of Colour Centres in Diamond for Quantum Technologies
PhD Supervisor: Dr. Stephen Lynch
Institution: Cardiff University

Josh Green


PhD Title: Nanodiamond for Micro-electro-mechanical Systems (MEMS)
PhD Supervisor: Prof. Oliver Williams
Institution: Cardiff University

Cohort 3: MSc Year

Scott Manifold

S. Manifold

Having graduated from Cardiff University with a BSc in Physics, I was initially unsure of the direction I wanted to take. Oliver Williams was my personal tutor during my undergraduate degree, and he mentioned the possibility of doing a PhD via the doctoral training programme at the DST. After researching my PhD topic extensively and learning more about the DST programme, I decided that this was an option I’d like to pursue. I am particularly looking forward to the interdisciplinary nature of the course, and I think the two 10 week mini projects are a great opportunity to accrue relevant experience and knowledge.

PhD Title: Superconducting diamond growth for Quantum Bits
PhD Supervisor: Prof. Oliver Williams
Institution: Cardiff University