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Deadline: 2016-02-28
Location: Dunedin, New Zealand

PhD scholarships in Mathematical or Computational Relativity at Otago, NZ

Applications are invited for 3-year PhD scholarships in Mathematical or Computational Relativity at the University of Otago, New Zealand.

The relativity group at the University of Otago consists of three permanent staff (F. Beyer, J. Frauendiener and J. Hennig) and, currently, two research fellows and four PhD students. The research interests include mathematical and numerical properties of the conformal field equations, gravitational waves, Fuchsian methods, cosmological space-times, exact solutions, transformation optics etc. More information can be found on the website

A University of Otago Doctoral Scholarship provides an annual emolument of 25,000 NZD plus tuition fee waiver for 3 years. Applicants should have a First Class honours degree, Masters degree, or equivalent, specialising in an area of Applied Mathematics, preferably with some prior knowledge in General Relativity and numerical methods. The scholarships are available to both international and domestic students.

Interested? Then, you should apply for a University of Otago Postgraduate Scholarship by downloading the appropriate application form the Scholarships Office website at

Enquiries to: Prof. J. Frauendiener
(Phone: +64 3 479 7770, Email: joergf[AT] )