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EPSRC - "Willetts announces £350 million for PhD training in over 70 new centres"

72 new Centres for Doctoral Training have today been approved by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, with £350 million of investment and connected to over 1000 industrial and academic partners. 24 UK universities are sharing this investment; the largest ever in postgraduate research in the UK.

Tribology is one of the big winners in this, with funding announced for a new Centre for Doctoral Training in Integrated Tribology, shared by The University of Sheffield and University of Leeds, and renewed funding being provided for the Industrial Doctorate Centre in Machining Science, a collaboration between The University of Sheffield and the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre.