Four Year PhD Studentship in Partnership with Rail Safety and Standards Board Horizon Centre for PhD Training in Creating Our Lives in Data University of Nottingham

Applications are invited for a PhD position in computer science to join The University of Nottingham. Applications are invited up to March 02, 2020.



Funding for: UK students, EU Students

Funding amount: Enhanced stipend of 17,200, and all fees paid for Home/EU

Hours: Full time

Closes:2nd March 2020

We are recruiting a PhD student to carry out research in partnership with theRail Safety and Standards Board. Depending on the selected theme, candidates are expected to have a background in Human Factors, Engineering, Psychology orComputer Science,with an excellent first degree and an enthusiasm for transdisciplinary research (interest in rail transport would be beneficial).

Our EPSRC funded Creating Our Lives in Data programme, aims to establish technologies and methods to enable producers and consumers in the Digital Economy to co-create smarter products in smarter ways, to re-establish trust in the use of personal data.

The Centre brings together leading figures from computing and engineering as well as social sciences, business and humanities from the University of Nottingham; plus researchers from the Centre for Computing and Social Responsibility at De Montfort University. We are co-funded by EPSRC and over 40 industry, third sector and international partners.

Our students are innovating applications across sectors including consumer goods and food, creative industries, transport, high value products, and health and wellbeing - seeking out new synergies between them. We do not expect every student to be an expert in every area: our aim is to train people to work in transdisciplinary teams, ready to become future leaders in industry, the third sector and academia.

Our innovative four year PhD programme combines research, technical and professional skills training, an internship with a partner organisation, and opportunities for international exchanges.

There are several possible themes, depending on your area of interest, e. g.

Please indicate that you are interested in the RSSB studentship and which theme(s) you are interested on your application form.

See: for further details about our programme and how to apply.


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