PhD Studentship: PhD in Risk and Decision Sciences

University of Southampton - Research Centres CORMSIS and CRR

Southampton Business School has studentships available for postgraduate research students admitted full-time onto its PhD programme and commencing their studies in October 2018. 

The awards are available in the subject area of “PhD in Risk and Decision Sciences”.

Particular areas of interest include big data risk analytics, risk in financial markets, behavioural decision making, risk perception and communication, behaviour in betting and prediction markets, forecasting in financial and betting markets cyber risk management, Fintech and risk behaviour, risk taking by financial traders, risk management, risk and reliability, risk and cognition.

Research in this subject area is currently undertaken by members of the Department of Decision Analytics and Risk and the related Centre for Risk Research (CRR).

Please ensure that in the online application form you enter in the dedicated spaces:

  • The title of the research area as “PhD in Risk and Decision Sciences
  • For funding, that you wish to be considered for the 2018/2019 Faculty PGR Scholarship

Further Information:

  • The successful candidate will start on 1 October 2018. The scholarship will offer full tuition fee and maintenance funding for 3 years. The doctoral stipend for 2017/18 is currently £14,000.
  • This studentship is only available for full time programmes and is open to applicants from the UK, the EU and overseas.
  • As part of the application you will be required to submit a CV, research proposal, undergraduate and postgraduate degree certificates and marks’ transcripts, two academic references and proof of English language proficiency.
  • The deadline for applications is 15 February 2018. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be informed of interview arrangements between March and April 2018.
  • The awards will be allocated by end of May, with the outcome being communicated to the candidates in May.

If you wish to discuss any details of the studentship informally, please contact:

For specific research subject enquiries (i.e. research proposal):

For general programme enquiries:

For general administrative enquiries (i.e. submission of the application online, documents required, deadlines, etc.)

Postgraduate Research Admissions, Faculty of Business, Law and Art, Email: pgrapply.fbl@soton.ac.uk Telephone: +44(0)23 8059 2562.

To apply please follow the ‘Apply’ link on the following webpage:

PhD Business Studies & Management:  https://www.sbs.ac.uk/research/mphilphd-research-programmes 

Please mention reference FBLA-BUS-010 in the scholarship section of your application.

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PhD

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South East England