PhDs in Natural Sciences & Mathematics


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Natural sciences include disciplines that describe, predict, and understanding natural phenomena. These can be categorised into life sciences including ecology, anatomy, agriculture, or botany; and physical sciences including disciplines belonging to the fields of physics, earth sciences, astronomy, chemistry, and more.

Natural sciences form the basis for applied science subjects, which use the principles and theories developed by natural sciences. More specialised sub-disciplines of natural sciences include earth science, astronomy, behavioural science, anthropology, geology and others.

Mathematics studies quantity, space and spatial relations, change and structure, also forming the basis of a wide range of scientific disciplines. Its main function is to count, calculate and measure, but the diverse applications of math play a main role in statistics, game theory, cryptography, finance, economics, philosophy and many other areas of life.

Graduates of disciplines belonging to natural sciences benefit from extensive scientific knowledge, as well as skills in communication, numeracy and information technology. They will also be able to solve complex problems, while making best use of resources available. Math students make use of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and diverse mathematical concepts.

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PhD Mathematics in Natural, Social and Life Sciences

The PhD program in Mathematics in Natural, Social and Life Sciences from Gran Sasso Science Institute (GSSI) aims to guide graduate students to deal not only with the most classic aspects of Mathematics, such as Partial Differential Equations, Stochastic Analysis, Mathematical Physics and Numerical Analysis but also with emerging new challenges proposed by non traditional domains of application, requiring the development of new tools and inter and multidisciplinary approaches.

PhD Advanced Metrology and Optical Instrumentation

The EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Advanced Metrology is a multidisciplinary research centre at the University of Huddersfield. To support the continuing research priorities of the Centre and a number of its industry partners, up to 12 funded PhD studentships are available to work on three-year research projects related to mathematics for metrology, machine tool metrology, optical instrument development, and novel measurement applications in precision engineering and bio-engineering.

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PhD Mathematics and Its Applications

The Mathematics and Its Applications program at Central European University (CEU) offers an innovative curriculum encompassing both traditional mathematics and cuttingedge contemporary applications. It is designed to ensure that students acquire rigorous and state-ofthe-art knowledge and to offer research opportunities under expert supervision.