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Latest News: PhD training given 83.5 million boost

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Postgraduate training in the UKs universities, including the University of Leicester, is to receive another injection of funding from The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).

This year EPSRC is investing 83.5 million in through its Doctoral Training Partnerships (DTPs) (previously known as DTG). The DTP includes 10 million for Doctoral Prizes and 1 million for Vacation Bursaries.

The announcement comes shortly after the Chancellors announcement of extra investment in 22 Centres for Doctoral Training. http://www.epsrc.ac.uk/newsevents/news/2014/Pages/newcdts.aspx

Announcing the funding David Willetts, Minister for Universities and Science, said: This significant investment shows that the UK is committed to top quality postgraduate research and training. Our future as a leading science and engineering nation is dependent on fostering the talent we have in our universities, this investment will reap rewards in the academic and economic arenas and provide us with a wealth of skilled people able to tackle global challenges, from infrastructure planning to public health.

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Former University of Leicester student named Midlands Entrepreneur of the Year

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New 50th anniversary edition of Joe Ortons Entertaining Mr Sloane uncovers key changes made to script

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Dr Emma Parker, of the University of Leicesters School of English, has produced a new edition of Ortons Entertaining Mr Sloane to mark the 50th anniversary of the plays premiere on Tuesday 6 May...

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