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Theoretical Physics

PGR-RA-138

Expertise of research area
bio-nano and quantum technologies; computational biophysics; neuron spectroscopy; non-equilibrium quantum dynamics; physical sciences; physics; physics & astronomy; quantum many-body physics; quantum optics and quantum field theory; quantum technologies; theoretical physics; topological phases of matter


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Our research covers topics, which range from Quantum Information Processing, Quantum Optics and Quantum Field Theory to Condensed Matter and Soft Matter Physics as well as Computational Biophysics. For example, we contribute to the development of novel Quantum Technologies and the understanding of biological systems through computational experiments.

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<p>All members of the Theoretical Physics Group in Leeds are involved in solving challenges of modern Theoretical Physics.&nbsp;Please visit our website for more information on our <a href="https://theory.leeds.ac.uk/opportunities/">PhD opportunities</a>.</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://theory.leeds.ac.uk/">Theoretical Physics</a><a href="http://theory.leeds.ac.uk/">&nbsp;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 queries relating to your research proposal or subject area, please contact <a href="https://eps.leeds.ac.uk/physics/staff/5598/dr-david-jennings">Dr David Jennings</a>.</p> <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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