Physics - Structured
All PhD students in the College of Science will enrol in a Structured PhD.
Research activities within the School of Physics are organised within the following three clusters - Centre for Photonics and Imaging, Atmospheric and Environmental Research Cluster, Centre for Astronomy:
Centre for Photonics and Imaging:
Lasers (NCLA), Applied Optics, Medical Physics & Tissue Optics (TOMI)
Research interests in Applied Optics and Imaging Science, Laser microfabrication and device development, Tissue Optics and Microcirculation Imaging, Medical Imaging & Modelling.
Atmospheric & Environmental Physics Research Cluster—Centre for Climate & Air Pollution Studies (C-CAPS)
Investigating physical and chemical properties of aerosols and gaseous species in the marine coastal environment and their ultimate role in climate change.
Centre for Astronomy (CfA)
Research areas include Astronomy, Astronomical Instrumentation and Computational Astrophysics
To be eligible to enter on a programme of study and research for the degree of PhD you must have reached a high honours standard at the examination for the primary degree or presented such evidence as will satisfy the Head of School and the College of your fitness.
Course Code: 1SPS1
Applications are made online via the NUI Galway Postgraduate Applications System.
Structured PhD, 4 years full-time.
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