Jointly based at the Universities of Bristol and Bath, our Centre for Doctoral Training aims to train students across a broad range of disciplines in the field of hard condensed matter physics, encompassing experiment, theory, fundamental physics and device applications.


Application for September 2017 will open on 3rd October 2016

See our page on How to Apply

Research themes

  • Superconductors
  • Novel magnetic materials
  • Single atomic layer crystals (graphene and related 2D materials)
  • Plasmonic structures
  • Metamaterials
  • Power electronics
  • Optoelectronics
  • Instrumentation and sensor development

What is it like being a student?