Horizon CDT 2020 cohort – Recruitment round two now open

The EPSRC Horizon Centre for Doctoral Training attracts candidates worldwide from a multitude of disciplines including positioning, computer science, engineering, human factors, business, geography, psychology, HCI and other arts, science and social science disciplines. As 2019 draws to a close, we have more than 50 successful CDT graduates from across six previous cohorts.

Our first recruitment round for the 2020 cohort is now open for fully-funded Horizon CDT PhD studentships, which will start at the end of September 2020. We have 13 studentship places available for Home/EU students, including opportunities to apply for specific featured research themes in collaboration with CDT industry partners.

Key dates:

  • Round 2 closing date: 2nd March 2020
  • Round 2 academic interview dates: 1st and/or 2nd April 2020

Please note: Applicants are able to apply for both the generic CDT studentship opportunities, as well as the pre-identified featured themes. If you wish to be considered for more than one studentship opportunity within the CDT, please include this in your supporting statement within your application.

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The EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Horizon: Creating our Lives in Data is supported by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) under grant reference EP/S023305/1.