IA has made available for selection 10 topics for a PhD with us, through the La Caixa INPhINIT Fellowships Programme. The 2022 call offers 35 PhD fellowships for early-stage researchers of any nationality to pursue their PhD studies in excellent research centres.

Please find IA topics at “search for a position“, with the following parameters: COUNTRY = Portugal + HOST ORGANIZATION = IASTRO.

These are (see the IA page for details):

  • Astrophysical and cosmological applications of modified theories of gravity
  • Changing times – a window to planetary systems
  • Exploring Supermassive Black Holes at the heyday of galaxy evolution
  • Formation and evolution of H-alpha solar filaments and their influence in the CME
  • Galaxy evolution on the MOONS
  • Mapping the clouds in exoplanetary atmospheres
  • New insights into stellar physics from the NASA-TESS survey on A-type stars
  • Optimization of ELT-HIRES Fundamental Physics Tests
  • SPIRou data as a window into the magnetic environment around YSO’s
  • Unveiling terrestrial impact craters through machine learning classifiers

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The PhD Defense of one more of the PhD::SPACE fellows, Luís Filipe Pereira (2017/B016), will take place on the 17th of December at 14:00. All are welcome to attend!

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The PhD Defense of one more of the PhD::SPACE fellows, Babatunde Akinsanmi (2017/B017), will take place on the 2nd of December at 9:30. All are welcome to attend!

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The PhD Defense of one more of the PhD::SPACE fellows, Vasco Ferreira (2017/B018), will take place on the 16th of december, at 14:30. All are welcome to attend!

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The PhD Defense of one more of the PhD::SPACE fellows, Francisco Cabral (2016/B011), will take place on the 15th of july, at 09:30. All are welcome to attend!

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The PhD Defense of one more of the PhD::SPACE fellows, Bruno Barros (2016/B013), will take place on the 13th of may, at 09:30. All are welcome to attend!

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The PhD Defense of one more of the PhD::SPACE fellows, Bachar Wehbe (2017/B020), will take place on the 2nd of June, at 09:30. All are welcome to attend!

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The PhD Defense of one more of the PhD::SPACE fellows, Ruben Gonçalves (2016/B015), will take place on the 18th of March, at 09:30. All are welcome to attend!

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The Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia (FCT) has opened a call for PhD fellowships, from 1st to 31st of March 2021. The positions are for up to 4 years (tuition fees are covered). The selection is done by FCT.

The Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA) welcomes pre-applications until March 10th. Selected candidates will be supported by IA .

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Portuguese Space Agency launches the 2021 competition for doctoral scholarships in Science and Space Exploration. These scholarships are promoted with the support of the Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia (FCT).

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