The School of Computing at Edinburgh Napier University is currently advertising eight fully-funded PhD studentships across a wide range of subjects, from sound technologies to cybersecurity. Amongst these are four proposed by Centre for Social Informatics colleagues:
- Human behaviours in online information sharing – Dr Frances Ryan
- Information governance and the digital environment – Dr David Haynes
- The impact of technology on policy issues, with a focus on gender equality and widening participation in higher education – Debbie Meharg
- User centred approaches to autonomous online system support – Dr David Brazier
For the successful candidates, the studentships will cover cover tuition fees (both home and international students), and include a standard living allowance at the UKRI rate (currently £15,609 per annum). Those who join the Centre for Social Informatics will be part of a research group of 23, including our 10 current PhD students. They will enjoy developing their research careers in a very supportive research environment, assessed as 90% 3* and 4* In the last REF. Find out more about the group’s research in our flyer.
If you would like to undertake a PhD in one of the UK’s largest computer science departments at Scotland’s top modern university*, on a campus that boasts (amongst other great facilities) a medieval tower, situated in one of the most beautiful cities in the world, then please see the full details in the advertisement – including all the proposed topics across the School – on jobs.ac.uk. The application deadline is 14th January 2022.
* The Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022.