PhD in time series analysis

Role type
Closing date
31 Mar 2023
Open to
Office for National Statistics

Are you interested in developing your research skills, enhancing your statistical expertise, and helping the Office for National Statistics (ONS) to be radically innovative? The ONS and Lancaster University have partnered to create a PhD opportunity to research methods that will provide more timely statistics.

The ONS has previously partnered with Lancaster University to create a PhD opportunity in time series analysis methods. This resulted in an innovative method to transform quarterly data into monthly data. This method proved valuable during periods of significant change and policy interest, such as Brexit and the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The method has been used by other national statistical institutes and has resulted in:

How to apply

You can find more information about the PhD opportunity and how to apply on the ‘Find a PhD’ website.