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Cavendish Astrophysics



Date Event Actions for prospective applicants
1-14 November 2021 University's Virtual Postgraduate Open Day Book for this online
Autumn 2021 List of PhD research areas/topics available on the web

Review projects on offer

Check Board of Graduate Studies (BOGS) application procedure on BOGS website.

Complete and submit application to BOGS.  

Complete online Cavendish Astrophysics Admissions Form.



13 October 2021 Round 1 US Gates deadline All courses


2 December 2021 Round 2 All other applicants deadline PhD & MPhil in Physics


6 January 2022

Round 2 All other applicants deadline

CDTs, MAST & Mphil in Scientific Computing



February-March 2022 Interviews with supervisors usually by Skype *We accept applications to be considered for STFC funding (for Trust funding see dates above) until the assesment process starts. Please do get in touch if you are submitting after January 6.
From 15 March 2022 Candidates informed by e-mail of the results
of their application
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Latest news

Roberto Maiolino awarded a Royal Society research professorship

1 March 2021

Prof Roberto Maiolino awarded a prestigious Royal Society Research Professorship! From the Royal Society website: "Professor Roberto Maiolino, University of Cambridge - The chemical evolution of galaxies across the cosmic epochs Professor Roberto Maiolino is Professor of Experimental Astrophysics and Director of the Kavli...

3rd Global 21-cm Workshop

16 June 2020

Registration is open!

Nobel Prize in Physics for Didier Queloz

8 October 2019

Nobel Prize in Physics awarded to Prof Didier Queloz from Cavendish Astrophysics