A 4-year PhD training programme in the statistical and computational techniques of data science, with partners from across the University of Bristol, industry and government agencies.

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Applications - September 2021 - NOW CLOSED 

The programme is now full and we are no longer accepting any new applications to join our CDT in September 2021. 

From October 2021, we will start accepting new applications for entry September 2022.

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In order to address some of the complex challenges in developing and supporting methods for the efficient production of official statistics, it is important to attract people with the unique skills, interest and experience that is provided through the rigorous study provided by doctoral research training.

Duncan Elliott, Principal Methodologist, Office for National Statistics

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