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Materials Science & Engineering

PGR-RA-161

Expertise of research area
analytical science; bionanotechnology; electronic materials; functional surfaces; magnetic materials; multiscale materials; photonic materials; soft matter


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

The Bragg Centre aims to discover, create and design new materials. We bring together scientists and engineers across a wide range of disciplines, pursuing both fundamental and applied research. We provide world-leading experimental and analytical facilities to understand and build materials from the atomic to the macro-scale.

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

<p>Researchers in the&nbsp;<a href="https://www.leeds.ac.uk/info/130565/bragg_centre_for_materials_research">Bragg Centre</a>&nbsp;work with industry and other partners to develop new insights and solutions for innovative products, devices and applications.&nbsp;</p> <p>We are a founding partner of the Henry Royce Institute, the UK&rsquo;s centre for advanced materials research and innovation.&nbsp;</p> <p>Our research themes are:</p> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.leeds.ac.uk/info/130565/bragg_centre_for_materials_research/684/bragg_centre_research_themes">Analytical science</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.leeds.ac.uk/info/130565/bragg_centre_for_materials_research/684/bragg_centre_research_themes/2">Bionanotechnology</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.leeds.ac.uk/info/130565/bragg_centre_for_materials_research/684/bragg_centre_research_themes/3">Electronic and photonic materials</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.leeds.ac.uk/info/130565/bragg_centre_for_materials_research/684/bragg_centre_research_themes/4">Functional surfaces</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.leeds.ac.uk/info/130565/bragg_centre_for_materials_research/684/bragg_centre_research_themes/5">Multiscale materials</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.leeds.ac.uk/info/130565/bragg_centre_for_materials_research/684/bragg_centre_research_themes/6">Soft matter</a></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>

<h2 class="heading">How to apply</h2>

<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:phd@engineering.leeds.ac.uk">phd@engineering.leeds.ac.uk</a>, t: +44 (0)113 343 5057.</p>


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