A long-term variability study of young stars - Periodicity, hot spots, accretion and early evolution at the time of planet forma, Ph.D. | University of Dundee | Dundee, United Kingdom
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The main technical limitation for these studies is the scale: few stellar radii to sub-au are impossible to map even with interferometry. The A long-term variability study of young stars - Periodicity, hot spots, accretion and early evolution at the time of planet forma course is offered at University of Dundee.

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Context of The A long-term variability study of young stars - Periodicity, hot spots, accretion and early evolution at the time of planet forma course is offered at University of Dundee .

Young stars are variable due to the processes happening on the star and its protoplanetary disk at the time of planet formation. The star-disk connection holds the clues to several open questions including rotational evolution, the origin of our Solar System and the feasibility of habitable planets. 

Early stellar evolution depends on accretion, angular momentum and mass transport between disk and star (affecting stellar activity), planet formation and migration (linked to accretion), and the cluster environment and structure.

Programme Structure

  • Time-resolved observations are therefore the only way to access these tiny spatial scales. In this project, we will "use time to map space" in young stars via a variability survey of populous clusters in the Northern Hemisphere in an unprecedented effort to study the properties of thousands of stars aged 1-5 Myr using data from the Javalambre telescope and the North-PHASE international legacy project (led by A. Sicilia-Aguilar). 
  • The successful candidate will work on the identification and calibration of the data for different star forming regions, in order to derive a statistical study of the variability properties of the stars in the cluster and their causes (accretion, occultations by the inner disk, hot and cold spots) and how these evolve in few-years timescales. 

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Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
87

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
87

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You should have an honours degree at 2.1 or above, and/or a Masters degree in a relevant discipline.

Tuition Fee

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    25305 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25305 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    4825 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4825 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Dundee

787 - 1494 GBP /month
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