30th Jun 2017

STOR-i awarded extra EPSRC studentships

STOR-i is delighted to announce that it has recently been awarded additional funding for PhD studentships. These additional EPSRC funded PhD studentships* are available at the Centre for Doctoral Training in Statistics and Operational Research in Partnership with Industry (STOR-i), Lancaster University for October 2017 entry.

Our MRes and PhD students are leading the way in Statistics and Operational Research, developing mathematics to solve challenging, real-world problems which can make a difference to business and society. So, if you're finishing your degree, hoping to get top results, and want to make your impact through research and industrial partnerships, why not consider applying to the STOR-i Centre for Doctoral Training (http://www.stor-i.lancs.ac.uk)?

STOR-i, the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Statistics and Operational Research in partnership with Industry, is a pioneering 4 year PhD programme established in 2010. Using industrial challenges as the catalyst for mathematical innovation, the centre will develop future international research leaders. Industrial partners include AstraZeneca, ATASS, BT, IBM, Rolls-Royce and Shell.Our PhD projects involve substantial collaboration with our industrial partners, providing a unique research and training experience. The cohort-based PhD programme offers a unique style of PhD training, which provides an opportunity to:

- be part of an exciting new group of researchers;

- co-operate and interact with like-minded peers;

- work directly with leading industry partners;

- open up real potential for rapid career progression;

- make significant scientific and industrial impact with your research.

These studentships are available for UK and EU nationals, which include tuition and a tax-free enhanced maintenance grant of approximately £16,296. On successful completion of the MRes, this will rise to £17,296, or £19,296, per year for students undertaking an industry funded PhD.

Due to demand for places, early applications are strongly encouraged.To find out more please visit http://www.stor-i.lancs.ac.uk/apply or contact us at stor-i@lancaster.ac.uk.

* - eligibility conditions apply. Please see http://www.stor-i.lancs.ac.uk/apply for details.

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