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Other PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

We have 34 Other PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

Embarking on a PhD in Information Services positions students at the forefront of understanding and innovating the ways in which information is organised, accessed, and utilised in an increasingly digital world. These advanced degrees offer a unique opportunity for candidates to delve into the complexities of information science, exploring topics such as data management, digital libraries, information retrieval, and user experience.

A PhD in Information Services is not merely an academic pursuit; it's an exploration into the critical role information plays in society, contributing to the development of more efficient, accessible, and user-centric information systems. Through these programmes, students engage with leading-edge technologies and methodologies, aiming to advance the field of information services and address the evolving needs of information users.

Why complete a PhD in Information Services?

A PhD in Information Services provides students with an opportunity to make significant contributions to the field through original research. Candidates can explore a vast range of issues, from the development of innovative information retrieval techniques to the study of how information is used and understood in different cultural or organisational contexts.

These programmes equip students with a deep understanding of both the theoretical aspects of information science and its practical applications, allowing them to spearhead advancements in information systems design, digital content management, and information policy. In addition, the interdisciplinary nature of these programmes encourages a holistic view of information services, considering not only the technological aspects but also the social, ethical, and legal implications of information use.

In terms of employment, earning a PhD in Information Services opens up diverse career opportunities. Graduates are highly sought after in academia, where they can contribute to the advancement of knowledge and train the next generation of information professionals.

In the public and private sectors, PhD holders take on leadership roles in library and information services, digital archives, data management, and IT consultancy, applying their expertise to enhance information access and use. Their advanced research skills and understanding of information behaviours also make them valuable assets in the development of information policies, user experience design, and the implementation of emerging information technologies.

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De Montfort University PhD Scholarships

De Montfort University is providing 18 fully-funded PhD scholarships offered within three clustered interdisciplinary research themes which students will reside within. Read more

Swansea University International Postgraduate Research Excellence Scholarships 2024

The Swansea University International Postgraduate Research Excellence Scholarship (SUIPRES) is a competitively awarded scholarship scheme open to overseas PhD and Professional Doctorate applicants, who are eligible for the international rate of tuition fees and can demonstrate excellence in academic achievement. Read more

SustAI CDT - The URKI AI Centre Doctoral Training in AI for Sustainability is now recruiting for September 2024

Environmental sustainability is one of the greatest challenges the world is facing, with many organisations and countries including the UK setting ambitious targets to reduce emissions and waste and increase renewable energy production. Read more

UCL SECReT: The International Training Centre for Security and Crime Research Degrees

UCL's Security Science Doctoral Research Training Centre (UCL SECReT) was founded in 2009 with support from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (ESRC) and an array of public and private sector organisations working in crime reduction security and law enforcement. Read more

Automated Verification of WebAssembly Programs

The new language WebAssembly is gaining popularity as a compilation target for Web applications. Unlike many modern languages, it has been carefully specified using a reference implementation in Standard ML. Read more

Funded Doctoral Programme in Sensing, Processing, and AI for Defence and Security (SPADS)

Interested in a career developing generation-after-next technology in the defence and security sector? Apply links now open for September 2024 entry. Read more

Funded Doctoral Programme in Sensing, Processing, and AI for Defence and Security (SPADS)

Interested in a career developing generation-after-next technology in the defence and security sector? Apply links now open for September 2024 entry. Read more

PGR Opportunities at University of Strathclyde 2024

Founded in 1796 as a ‘place of useful learning' the University of Strathclyde is a leading technological University based in the heart of Glasgow. Read more

Digital Humanities PhD (option of a joint PhD with National University of Singapore)

The Department of Digital Humanities offers a PhD programme for suitably qualified candidates who wish to explore the transformative effects of digital information, technologies, and methods on the humanities, arts, culture and society. Read more

Informatics and System Science PhD Opportunities

This postgraduate research programme offers PhD or MPhil supervision in many areas of information management. About the Programme. Read more

School of Computing Science

The School of Computing Science at the University of Glasgow is offering studentships to support PhD research for students starting in October 2024… Read more

Halifax is home to leading tech research

Halifax is one of Canada's fastest growing cities and is home to a booming tech hub. Our flexible computer science programs provide students with the skills and experience they need to take advantage of the many opportunities available in tech right now, in Canada and globally. Read more

Change your world – choose Glasgow for PhD study

At the University of Glasgow, our aim is to offer the best environment for your talent to flourish. If you have an idea, if you have dedication and passion, you could have what it takes to become a UofG world changer. Read more

Discover doctoral opportunities at the Information School

The Information School. A long established and highly respected department, the Information School is the number one department of its kind in Europe, and second in the world according to the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019. Read more

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