PhD Studentships at the STOR-i Centre for Doctoral Training, Lancaster University (UK)

12-14 Fully-funded PhD studentships available at the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Statistics and Operational Research in Partnership with Industry (STOR-i), Lancaster University for October 2018 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 (

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 challenge 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.  Many of our PhD projects are developed and involve substantial collaboration with our industrial partners, providing a unique research and training experience. Our 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.

For October 2018 entry we have 12-14 fully-funded studentships available for UK and EU nationals which include tuition and a tax-free enhanced maintenance grant of approximately £16,553.  On successful completion of the MRes this will rise to £17,553, or £19,553 per year for students undertaking an industry funded PhD.

All UK and EU applicants are strongly encouraged to apply by 16th March 2018 to be considered for full funding. To find out more please visit or contact us at

- eligibility conditions apply. Please see for details.

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