Consumer Data Research Centre

PhD oppurtunities

Prospective Research Students

The Consumer Data Research Centre welcomes applications from prospective PhD students from both the UK and overseas. Informal enquiries can be made in writing to

Current Opportunities

ESRC UCL, Bloomsbury, East London Doctoral Training Partnership Co-funded PhD studentships at the Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC)

The Consumer Data Research Centre have two co-funded PhD studentships in quantitative social science based in UCL’s Department of Geography. The awards will be administered through the UBEL Doctoral Training Partnership. Projects are available working with ARUP and Kantar Worldpanel, commencing September 2018.

These awards are open to applicants with backgrounds in quantitative social science and related disciplines, such as geography, social statistics, political science, economics, applied mathematics, computer science, planning, psychology or sociology. Students will be expected to work with consumer data as part of an exciting multidisciplinary research centre.

The studentships will cover

  • Tuition fees per year – for either three years (Ph.D. only) or 1+3 years (including a preparatory year’s Masters study in a quantitative social science course).
  • Annual maintenance stipend full-time: the stipend for 2017/18 was £16,553.

Further details about both studentships are available here. Alternatively please contact Sarah Sheppard for further information. Please apply by 4th February 2018.