Wolfson Harrison UK Research Council Quantum Foundation Scholarship

The Wolfson Harrison UK Research Council Quantum Foundation Scholarship for applicants who are applying for a DPhil based in the Department of Computer Science and who will research multidisciplinary quantum structures.

Eligible degree subjects

Computer Science

Degree type

DPhil

Value of award

Course fees (at Home/EU rate) and a grant for living costs for full-time students of at least £14,777. Students on part-time courses will recieve a study support grant instead. Previous Oxford students are advised to check their fee liability on the University's Fees and Funding pages for any applicable adjustments to fee liability resulting from prior study. 

Residence criteria

The Scholarship is open to applicants who are ordinarily resident in the UK, EEA or Switzerland.

Partnership

This award is offered in partnership with the Department of Computer Science.

How to apply

There is no separate application process. All applicants should apply to the University of Oxford under the standard procedures for graduate degrees for 2019-20. Applications should be made by the January deadline for your eligible course. If there are two or more candidates of equal academic merit, priority will be given to the candidate who has listed Wolfson as their first choice college on their University application form. The Scholar will become a member of Wolfson College. 

History of award

The Wolfson Harrison UK Research Council Quantum Foundation Scholarship is generously funded by Dr Simon Harrison. Dr Harrison is an alumnus of Wolfson College and the Department of Physics, having completed a DPhil in Applied Physics at Oxford.  He retains a strong connection with Wolfson College and takes a keen interest in the work and progress of those students supported by his Scholarship.

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The latest from Wolfson College

20 May 2019
Expanding the diplomatic toolkit: the further evolution of science diplomacy

The fourth 'Diplomacy for the 21st Century' lecture will be held by Sir Peter Gluckman, Former New Zealand Chief Scientific Officer. 

20 May 2019
Japan's Energy Policy after the Fukushima Disaster

Wolfson College is honoured to welcome Mr Hirose for a lecture on Japan's Energy Policy after the Fukushima Disaster. 

17 May 2019
Wolfson College takes part in International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

Wolfson College flies the rainbow LGBT flag for the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia. 

Our upcoming events

Lectures and Seminars
21 - 21
May May
Asian Treasure Traditions Seminar
Tuesday 21 May - 3:00pm to 7:00pm

Anna Sehnalova Tuesday 21st May Seminar Room 3, 5.pm - 7pm, followed by dinner at Wolfson Title: Mountain Deities and Their Treasures: Possible Indigenous Origins of the Tibetan gTer ma tradition

Tuesday 21st May, Reinier Langelaar (IKGA, Austrian Academy of Sciences & Humboldt University of Berlin)

Wolfson College Seminar Room 3, 15:00 - 17:00

Lectures and Seminars
21 - 21
May May
Japan’s Energy Policy After The Fukushima Disaster
Tuesday 21 May - 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Eight years on from the disastrous accident at the Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan, how has the clean-up operation gone; what are Japanese attitudes to nuclear power; and what energy mix is right for a resource-poor economic superpower? Naomi Hirose has for many years been at the helm of The Tokyo Electric Power Company which runs Fukushima, and he is in Oxford, at Wolfson College, to set out his views, and to take all questions.

Lectures and Seminars
23 - 23
May May
Wolfson Lecture Series: Diplomacy for the 21st Century: Expanding the diplomati...
Thursday 23 May - 6:15pm to 7:15pm

Sir Peter Gluckman will deliver the lecture “Expanding the diplomatic toolkit: the further evolution of science diplomacy”.