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PhD calling notice: UK-France PhD programme

Dstl seeks applications for this programme; up to 5 PhDs will be funded in association with this call.

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UK-France Joint Research PhD programme 2020 calling notice

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UK-Fr PhD Application Form 2020

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Details

Dstl is looking for proposals for 5 PhDs in the following areas of interest:

  • Discovery for functional materials
  • Telexistence (‘remote reality’)
  • Creation and/or manipulation of technological plasmas in air
  • Developed neo-cortical models for machine learning
  • Evolution in complex adaptive systems

The UK-France joint PhD programme aims to develop research in key areas of mutual interest to France and the UK.

This PhD programme is jointly managed by the French MOD’s Defence Innovation Agency (AID) and Dstl.

To date, 77 PhD studentships have been funded since the scheme began in 2011. The intention is that a further five PhDs are to be funded by the UK in this latest call.

The PhDs will be start in October 2020. Further information about the call, including how to apply, is available on the associated information document.

This call is open until 12:00 on Thursday 16 January 2020.

Published 20 January 2015
Last updated 7 November 2019 + show all updates
  1. 2020 details added

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  3. New details for 2019 added

  4. Extra details added about funding

  5. 2017 information added

  6. Updated with 2016 call documents.

  7. First published.