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Fully-funded PhD scholarship exploring the merits and challenges inherent in a variety of data sharing models, including bottom-up data Trusts

  • Full or part time
  • Application Deadline
    Friday, February 14, 2020
  • Funded PhD Project (Students Worldwide)
    Funded PhD Project (Students Worldwide)

Project Description

This scholarship is to support a PhD candidate wishing to study the merits and challenges inherent in a variety of data sharing models, including bottom-up data Trusts. The successful candidate will be working within an interdisciplinary team including Prof. Sylvie Delacroix and Prof. Neil Lawrence.

This award includes
• Payment of approved fees
• Maintenance grant (£15,009 per annum at 2019/20 Research Council rate)

The candidate would have a first class degree in Law, Computer Science, Philosophy or Public Policy (with a relevant specialisation). Any combination of these disciplines would be particularly appealing.

Applications for this studentship should be sent to the College of Arts and Law Graduate School on by 4pm on Friday 14 February 2020.

Applicants are required to submit the following:

• A CV
• A covering letter of no more than 1,500 words explaining how your skills would contribute to this project
• A sample of writing of no more than 5,000 words relevant to the themes of the research project
• A detailed research proposal up to 2,000 words
• The names and emails of two referees (ensuring that you have contacted your referees in advance about your application for this scholarship)

The award is open to full- and part-time Home/EU and full-time overseas applicants.

Funding Notes

This award includes
• Payment of approved fees
• Maintenance grant (£15,009 per annum at 2019/20 Research Council rate)

The award is open to full- and part-time Home/EU and full-time overseas applicants.

References

The names and email addresses of two referees must be sent to [email protected] by 4pm on Friday 14 February 2020.

Please ensure that you have contacted your referees in advance about your application for this scholarship.

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