PhD studentship (4-year, industry supported) Biostatistics Research Group, Leicester, UK

PhD project: Model-driven and data-driven solutions for regulatory and HTA decision-making to address emerging challenges in drug development in cancer

iCase: industry supported project with enhanced 4-year studentship

Deadline: 9am GMT, 16 January 2023

Biostatistics Research Group

Department of Population Health Sciences

University of Leicester, UK


Prof Sylwia Bujkiewicz (Professor of Biostatistics, University of Leicester),

Prof Richard Riley (Professor of Biostatistics, University of Birmingham),

Prof Anne Thomas (Director of Leicester Cancer Research Centre, University of Leicester)

Dr Samantha Wilkinson (Hoffman-La Roche, Basel, Switzerland)

For informal enquiries, please contact Prof Sylwia Bujkiewicz

For information how to apply follow the link:


 More information also included on the University of Leicester website:

The competition funding provides students with:

  • 4 years of stipend at UKRI rates
  • 4 years of tuition fees at UK fee rates  (Plus one award of a full overseas fee waiver to an international applicant)*
  • Research Training Support Grant
  • Budget to help with the cost of purchasing a laptop

*It may be possible to fund further exceptional international candidates but this will be limited to stipend and UK tuition fees. If awarded applicants must be able to demonstrate they can fund the difference between UK and International fees for the duration of their studies.


Sylwia Bujkiewicz

Professor of Biostatistics

Biostatistics Research Group

Department of Population Health Sciences,

College of Life Sciences,

University of Leicester, George Davies Centre,

University Road, Leicester, LE1 7RH, UK