PhD opportunities in Mathematics and Statistics
Recruitment for research degrees in 2013 is now closed. Information for prospective students wishing to start in October 2014 will appear in early 2014.
PhD opportunities in the Department cover a wide range of Mathematics and Statistics research including Analysis and Geometry, Combinatorics, History of Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Medical Statistics, Multivariate Statistics and Bayesian Statistics.
We welcome applicants for full-time (campus based) and part-time (distance) PhD study in Mathematics and Statistics. For more information, see the guide for applicants.
PhD students benefit from a lively research environment with a full programme of seminars (many recorded for distance students); extensive university training and career development opportunities and support to join an appropriate learned society.
- Full-time campus-based student benefits include: dedicated work-space and computer; £1250 annual allocation for training and conference attendance; possibility of extension of studentship for up to 6 months.
- Part-time distance-study student benefits include: phone, internet and email support from experienced supervisory team; visits to Walton Hall campus for induction and training; support for training and conferences.
Research projects for October 2013
* indicates suitable for part time study.
History of Mathematics
If you are considering applying for full- or part-time study for a research degree, we encourage you to seek informal advice from the Department first, preferably by email, before submitting an application.
or Ben Mestel (Mathematics) and Alvaro Faria (Statistics).