Placements in academia

  • To apply for any of the work placements listed here, please send your CV(s) and covering letter(s) to summerplacements@iop.org.Please ensure you clearly state which placement(s) you are applying for in the subject line of the e-mail.
  • Feel free to apply for more than one placement but each application must be e-mailed separately.
  • The duration for all IOP Work Placements is eight weeks.

Southampton University - Southampton
Laser Control of Atom Interferometry
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Queen's University Belfast - Belfast
Laser-driven creation of the next-generation ultra-bright gamma-ray sources: a case study
Number of placements: 1
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Lancaster University - Lancaster
Development of new electrical wiring and filtering for low temperature nanoelectronic research and technology
Number of placements: 1
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Lancaster University - Lancaster
Developing the Next Generation of Infrared Imaging Sensors
Number of placements: 2
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Aberystwyth University - Aberystwyth
Analysis of solar active region expansion in Extreme UltraViolet (EUV) and white-light coronagraph data
Number of placements: 1
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Dublin Institute of Technology - Dublin
Research Technician - “Holographic properties of GTS-type titanosilicate nanoparticle doped photopolymers2
Number of placements: 1
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Dublin Institute of Technology - Dublin
Research Technician - "Investigation of the effect of thermal processing of photopolymer materials on holographic exposure
Number of placements: 1
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Bristol University - Bristol
Thermionic diamond for concentrated solar energy conversion
Number of placements: 1
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Bristol University - Bristol
Performance Studies of the SiD Detector
Number of placements: 1
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Southampton University - Southampton
Confronting the optical and the X-ray universe: a glimpse at the physical properties of unidentified transient astronomical objects
Number of placements: 1
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Southampton University - Southampton
Probing accretion-disc physics at a few km from black-hole event horizon
Number of placements: 1
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York University - York
CVD growth of monoatomic semiconducting films
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York University - York
Building and testing gas ionisation chambers for nuclear physics experiments at TRIUMF
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Queen's University Belfast - Belfast
Nanoparticle-radiation synergistic mechanisms: towards a new form of cancer care
Number of placements: 2
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Cambridge University - Cambridge
How do cancer cells cross the blood vessel barrier
Number of placements: 2
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Leeds University - Leeds
How best to engage and develop the professional skills of physics students
Number of placements: 1
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Nottingham University - Nottingham
Understanding non-equilibrium quantum dynamics from quantum jump trajectories
Number of placements: 1
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Lancaster University - Lancaster
Understanding muon-neutrino interactions in the near detector at the T2K experiment
Number of placements: 1
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Lancaster University - Lancaster
Developing practical sources of quantum light
Number of placements: 1
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The University of Central Lancashire - Preston
Gaia and the role of hierarchical mergers in the Milky Way disc
Number of placements: 1
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Queen Mary University London - London
Development of a CERN@school schools-based research activity with data from the LUCID experiment and GridPP
Number of placements: 1
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Southampton University - Southampton
Auroral Structure and Kinetics (ASK) – a study of the energy distribution in dynamic auroral filaments
Number of placements: 1
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Sheffield University - Sheffield
Analysing Target Data from the MICE Experiment
Number of placements: 1
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Sheffield University - Sheffield
Resonant Cavity Design for Axion Search Experiments
Number of placements: 1
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Dundee University - Dundee
Biophotonics Research Placements
Number of placements: 2
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Imperial - London
Student Researcher - High Energy Physics Group at Imperial College London
Number of placements: 1
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Nottingham University - Nottingham
Lasers in modern atomic physics
Number of placements: 1
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