PhD Studentships in Statistics at the Open University, UK

We invite applications for two full-time three-year PhD studentships in Mathematics and Statistics commencing 1st October 2014. PhD students are based at the University’s Walton Hall campus in Milton Keynes, UK.

Studentships cover full-time fees and include a stipend (currently £13,726 per annum + £1250 per annum to cover training and conference participation).

Overseas applicants are also welcome but those from a non-European Economic Area country that is not majority English-speaking must hold a Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) certificate for English at B2 level or higher.

There are currently three PhD projects available in Statistics:

(1) Real time forecasting and monitoring of high frequency data
– Álvaro Faria;
(2) Application and comparison of transformations for orthogonality
– Paul Garthwaite; and
(3) Forecasting and monitoring traffic network flows
– Catriona Queen.