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The PhD Studentship in Memory of Ana Timberlake

Timberlake is proud to announce that, together with the Centre for Econometric Analysis at Cass Business School, City University London, we are now offering the PhD Studentship in Memory of Ana Timberlake as part of our on-going goal to support Econometricians, Statisticians and the related fields of research.

The scholarship lasts up to four years and we welcome prospective students (and academics) to find out more by contacting George Naufal (, technical director at Timberlake Consultants.

The "Ana Timberlake" Award holder is expected to undertake a research project on a theoretical/applied/financial econometrics and/or quantitative finance topic under the supervision of Professor Giovanni Urga at Cass Business School.

Ana Timberlake founded Timberlake Consultants in 1982, with particular applications in medical research and econometric modelling. Educated in the Portugal and England, her early work included standardising the data on which the British breathalyser test was based which and had previously not been statistically adjusted.

Ana joined Control Data Corporation in London, where she formed lifelong associations with academics and researchers including Cass’s Professor Giovanni Urga who said: "I have learnt a lot from Ana’s dedication, enthusiasm, and rigour. She has made a significant contribution to the Centre for Econometric Analysis and the divulgation of statistics and econometrics. She was a fantastic colleague and extremely precious friend who will be missed by all of us who had the pleasure to know her".

Submissions will be reviewed by the Centre for Econometric Analysis and representatives from Timberlake.