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Professor Sarben Sarkar


Telephone: +44 020 848 2514

Office: S7.19

Research Group: Theoretical Particle Physics & Cosmology

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Sarben is a Professor in Theoretical Physics and joined King’s College London in 1996. He became a Fellow of the Institute Of Physics (UK) in 2003 and he served as an Editorial Board Member at both the New Journal of Physics (200-2005) and the Royal Society (2005-2007). He is currently on the Steering Committee at the London Institute of Field Theory and Particle Physics. He served as the Co-chair of DISCRETE 2014 in London. He was the Director of British Universities Summer School in Theoretical Elementary Particle Physics held at King’s College London in 2015.


Quantum field theory, low dimensional field theories, discrete symmetries, string theory inspired effective field theories, decoherence and non-equilibrium effects in astroparticle physics, interface between high energy and condensed matter physics.


Publications can be found here

PhD Vacancies

Applications are invited for research in the Theoretical Particle Physics & Cosmology group.

To apply for the Physics MPhil/PhD please fill in an application form  Further details and guidelines can be found here.

All relevant information regarding eligibility, including academic and English language requirements, is available from the online prospectus.

Funding your PhD

We may have funded opportunities available. All eligible applications will be automatically considered for these awards. There are a number of funding schemes available associated with different application deadlines and eligibility requirements. Please visit our 'Funding your PhD' webpage. 

For further details contact Profesor Sarben Sarkar and or the Postgraduate Tutor Dr Cedric Weber.





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