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  1. Jan 21, 2009 #1

    duo

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    hi everyone

    i was wondering if anybody had any suggestions for particularly good places to do a phd in quantum gravity? in the uk or around europe in particular? most theoretical physics positions seem to be focused on high energy theory or strings. i am particularly interested in loop quantum gravity or similar approaches. renate loll in utrecht for example would be exactly the kind of person i'd be interested in doing a phd under however she does not seem to be inerested in applications at present. so if anybody has any suggestions that would be nice!
     
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  3. Jan 22, 2009 #2
    Try the Perimeter Institute or Waterloo Physics in Canada. I believe Peter Smolin, a big name in LQG is at Perimeter. I don't know much about European universities.
     
  4. Jan 22, 2009 #3

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    I think you mean Lee Smolin.
     
  5. Jan 22, 2009 #4

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  6. Jan 23, 2009 #5
    Haha wow, yes, how in the hell did I write Peter Smolin?

    And I would like to add this university (the university where Carlo Rovelli is employed): http://www.cpt.univ-mrs.fr/~rovelli/.
     
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