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  Discover doctoral opportunities at the Information School

  Information School

 Funded PhD Programme (European/UK Students Only)

About the Programme

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. There is an unparalleled level of research excellence underpinning the work of the Information School. With world leading academics researching across a range of topics, there is excellent support on offer from the department. 

Research groups.

Research focuses on the use and management of information in a diversity of organisational and societal contexts, as well as the systems and computational tools that support these processes. The School has several research groups:

  • Chemoinformatics
  • Digitial Societies
  • Health Informatics
  • Information Retrieval
  • Information Systems
  • Information, Knowledge, and Innovation Managemen
  • Libraries and Information Society

Research community.

The Information School is home to a large, vibrant and friendly research community, which prides itself on offering excellent support from both academics and peers. There are first-rate opportunities to share research through peer-led seminars, in addition to opportunities to network with visiting academics and through conferences.

There are world class facilities on offer with 3 state of the art research labs, to ensure that the latest technology is at your disposal. Our PhD students benefit from research allowances, a dedicated research space, a personal laptop, and much more.

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Funding Notes

We accept applications for self-funded or externally-funded PhD students all year around, for a 1 October start.
We also routinely offer School-funded scholarships which are advertised on our webpages, on findaphd, and on Check our website for details of any current funding: View Website

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