Prospective students

The LCN is a world-leading research institution located in one of the world's most vibrant and diverse capital cities.  The Centre brings together researchers from around the world who, through the application of nanoscience and nanotechnology, are helping to solve global problems in fields such as information processing, medicine and the environment.

Our large and diverse PhD community is engaged in a wide and varied range of research activities that cover not only the core areas of nanotechnology, but also the fundamental scientific fields that underpin it.

We are looking for high achieving, high calibre people, from a broad range of scientific disciplines, to join us and study in one of the most exciting, rigorous research environments available.

Education and training we provide includes:

PhD Opportunities – PhD studentships available at UCL and Imperial

Masters Courses – 1-2 year Masters courses suitable to graduates of physics, chemistry, electrical engineering and other science backgrounds

Internships – opportunities for interns or vacation students

Doctoral Training Centres - 4- year PhD and Eng Doc degrees, with a taught component. You can be a LCN PhD student and also belong to a UCL Doctoral Training Centre

CMMP Summer Research Programme - opportunities for undergraduate students to get hands-on experience of experimental and theoretical research

LCN PhD Projects Showcase Event 2017 - an opportunity to meet potential supervisors and speak to current PhD students

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