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Entry requirements:
  •  Master’s degree / equivalent in a related field
  •  B2 level of English
  •  Good track record of publications related to the topic of the intended research
  •  Strong research proposal 1,500 - 3,500 words

Research supervisor:
Vasily Beskin
PhD, DSc

Supervisor’s research interests:
Radio Pulsars (neutron star magnetosphere, radio emission mechanisms, propagation of waves in the pulsar magnetosphere). Active Galactic Nuclei (relativistic jets, black hole magnetosphere).

Research highlights:
  •  Collaboration with Princeton University (Princeton, USA).
  •  Flatiron Institute (New York, USA).
  •  Grenoble observatory (Grenoble, France). Supervisor’s specific requirements:
  •  General Relativity.
  •  Plasma Physics.
  •  MHD

Main publications
  •  V.S. Beskin, A.V. Gurevich, Ya.N. Istomin. Physics of the Pulsar Magnetosphere. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1993.
  •  V.S. Beskin MHD Flows in Compact Astrophysical Objects. Springer, Heidelberg, 2010.