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Three and a half years fully funded PhD studentship available for October 2014 entry

23 July 2014

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We have one fully-funded place for a UK/EU student to start studying for a PhD with us from October 2014. The PhD is sponsored by BAE Systems, entitled Assurance and Certification of Bayesian Network-based Systems, and includes UK/EU fees and an annual stipend.


Four-year fully funded PhD studentship available for October 2014 entry

15 July 2014

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We have one fully-funded place for a UK/EU student to start studying for a PhD with us from October 2014. The PhD is sponsored by DSTL, entitled Continual Analysis of Operational Process Dependability, and includes UK/EU fees and an annual stipend.


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