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Cavendish Astrophysics



Date Event Actions for prospective applicants
2-15 November 2020 University's Virtual Postgraduate Open Day Book for this online
Autumn 2020 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.


3 December 2020 Deadline for receipt of applications EU and International applicants, and those wishing to apply for
funding from University Trusts.


7 January 2021 Deadline for receipt of applications

UK applicants and those not wishing to apply for funding from
University Trusts.


February-March 2021 Interviews with supervisors usually by Skype
From 15 March 2021 Candidates informed by e-mail of the results
of their application
Consider and reply to offer

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