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Molecular and Nanoscale Physics

PGR-RA-136

Expertise of research area
bio-nano and quantum technologies; lipids; liquids and complex fluids; microbubbles; Microfluidics; molecular; molecular physics; nanoparticles; quantum dots


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<h2 class="heading hide-accessible">Summary</h2>

The group&amp;rsquo;s themes include proteins and membrane biophysics, Liquids and Complex fluids, Biomechanics, the physics of life, Imaging and manipulating single molecules, Bionanomaterials for medicine and healthcare applications, Nanoparticles and DNA technology, Microfluidics, and Microbubbles and theranostics.

<h2 class="heading hide-accessible">Full description</h2>

<p>The <a href="https://eps.leeds.ac.uk/physics-research-groups/doc/molecular-nanoscale-physics">Molecular and Nanoscale Physics</a> group will involve interdisciplinary research with collaborations with chemists, biologists, engineers, clinicians, and members of the <a href="https://www.astbury.leeds.ac.uk/">Astbury</a> and the <a href="https://www.leeds.ac.uk/info/130565/bragg_centre_for_materials_research">Bragg Centre</a>&nbsp;to work on cutting edge research projects.</p> <h3>Useful links and further reading:</h3> <ul> <li><a href="https://eps.leeds.ac.uk/physics-research-degrees">Research degrees in the School of Physics and Astronomy</a></li> <li><a href="https://mnp.leeds.ac.uk/">Molecular and Nanoscale Physics</a><a href="http://mnp.leeds.ac.uk/"> group</a></li> <li><a href="https://eps.leeds.ac.uk/physics-research-innovation">School of Physics and Astronomy, Research&nbsp;and Innovation</a>&nbsp;&ndash; 90% of research activity&nbsp;is &lsquo;world-leading&rsquo; or &lsquo;internationally excellent, latest Research Excellence Framework</li> </ul> <h3>Leeds Doctoral College</h3> <p>Our <a href="https://www.leeds.ac.uk/research-leeds-doctoral-college">Doctoral College</a> supports you throughout your postgraduate research journey. It brings together all the support services and opportunities to enhance your research, your development, and your overall experience.</p>

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<p>Formal applications for research degree study should be made online through the <a href="https://www.leeds.ac.uk/research-applying/doc/applying-research-degrees">University&#39;s website</a>.</p>

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<p>For general enquiries and details regarding the application process, please contact the Graduate School Office:<br /> e:&nbsp;<a href="mailto:maps.pgr.admissions@leeds.ac.uk">maps.pgr.admissions@leeds.ac.uk</a>, t: 44 (0)113 343 5057.</p>


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