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Location: Main Site
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Start Date: 2021/10/01
Duration: 36 months
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CHICAS conducts research on the development of novel statistical and epidemiological methods and their applications. The methodological strengths of staff are in spatial statistics and longitudinal data analysis. The applied research spans a wide range of clinical settings both in the UK and internationally with collaborations in Europe, Africa, North America and South America.Research topics can focus on either methodological development, substantive application, or a blend of the two. You will be allocated a space in a shared office and will be encouraged to attend and make presentations at scientific meetings both within the UK and overseas.
2:1 Hons degree (UK or equivalent) with a substantial statistical and/or epidemiological component. We may also consider non-standard applicants, please contact us for information.
IELTS: 6.5 (minimum of 6 in each)
Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for University of Lancaster.
About this university
Around 3000 student attend the university from outside the UK coming from around 100 different countries. As well as the student union, there is also wellbeing and support groups to help students adapt to their new home and groups dealing with sports and cultures from around the world. There is help to adapt to life in the city and in the UK as well as practical assistance available with matters such as immigration paperwork and visas. Lancaster University Students Union (LUSU) is the heart of student life outside the classroom at the university. There is no central building for the union apart from an administration area and each college has its own branch. There are some 200 societies operating within the university ranging from the student union newspaper, established in 1967 and being the oldest student media on campus to sports, arts, political and cultural organisations. The students union is also responsible for the organisation of fairs and balls during the year. There are a number of different sports available to students through the university and most of the teams take part in the various university and college leagues. There is an annual Roses Tournament against the team from the University of York, taking its name from the 15th century civil war called the War of the Roses between the two counties.