The Horizon Centre for Doctoral Training – My Life in Data, will train a community of PhD students with the interdisciplinary skills to address the challenge of digital identity and personal data for the 21st century.
In collaboration with industry and international partners, our students will establish the technologies, applications and principles to enable citizens to construct their digital identities from personal data and effectively manage them to derive economic and social value.
We are interested in students from a wide variety of backgrounds including computer science, engineering, human factors, psychology, sociology, business, geography, social science and the arts, providing they have an excellent first degree and can demonstrate an enthusiasm for interdisciplinary research.
Students will be recruited onto one of three pathways; institutional, international or industry.Our industry research themes for this round include Communities, identities and place,Curating traveller identity,Digital identities for personalised media experiences, Intelligent mobility, Introducing a social perspective to future digital identity products, Data analytics for digital identity, The contextual footprint at work and Augmenting fast-moving consumer goods in the home to support sustainable living and wellbeing, and personal data to encourage wellbeing. More information on pathways and themes can be found in the application pack available from http://www.horizon.ac.uk/Current-Opportunities. Adverts with international and institutional themes will follow in later recruitment rounds.
Our students will benefit from:
We have funding for UK/Home/EU/International students. Places are also available for those in receipt of four year independent funding/scholarships.
Further information can be found on the Horizon Centre for Doctoral Training website; www.horizon.ac.uk. Informal enquiries may be addressed to Miss E Juggins, tel: 0115 823 2316 or Email: Emma.Juggins@Nottingham.ac.uk
Application forms are available from Miss E Juggins or downloadable from http://www.horizon.ac.uk/Current-Opportunitiesand should be returned by email with a detailed CV, transcript, copy references and a statement of research interests to Emma.Juggins@Nottingham.ac.uk. Please quote ref: SCI1362.
Closing date: 4 April 2014. Shortlisting date: 14 April 2014. Interview date: 6 May 2014.