Centre faculty engage in research across a wide range of data science areas, combining theoretical work with an application focus. Our research ranges across:

  • machine learning
  • artificial intelligence
  • databases
  • statistics
  • optimization
  • natural language processing
  • computer vision
  • speech processing
  • and other areas.

Below is a list of current PhD research undertaken in the Centre.

To find out about the many other projects that are ongoing, look through our individual supervisor's web pages where there will be additional research projects listed.


Industry collaboration PhD projects beginning in September 2017

The CDT in Data Science has two different types of studentships: a regular CDT studentship and a CDT studentship with a PhD project in collaboration with an industry partner. For a regular CDT studentship, students choose their PhD projects at the beginning of year 2 (after the MSc by Research); there are approximately 10 regular studentships available. For a PhD project in collaboration with an industry partner, students commit to a particular PhD project at the application stage.

The application deadline for the following Studentships was 17 March 2017:

* PhD studentship on Declarative Programming for Data Science -

PhD studentship in Improving News Reader Experience with Online Journalism

* PhD studentship in Improving Two-step Prediction Models in Consumer Research


Current CDT student PhD projects