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PhD Studentships: Department of Information Science

June 15, 2012

The Department of Information Science at Loughborough University is an active and highly regarded Department, which, since its creation in 1972, has established a national and international reputation in its field. The staff are committed to being at the leading edge of the discipline and to providing a first class learning and teaching experience for all students.

The Department is pleased to be able to offer 3 PhD Studentships to successful UK and EU applicants beginning their studies in October 2012. The Studentships include UK/EU fulltime tuition fees and an annual tax free stipend of £13590 (2011-12 rates).


The Department of Information Science will consider applications from all information science subject areas. However, it is particularly interested in applications in the following areas:

Data visualisation

Competitive intelligence for SMEs

Gender and on-line communities

Knowledge management in the third sector


Applicants should have at least an upper second class degree in a subject relevant to their research proposal by the start date.

How to Apply

You should apply online via: Please quote reference: DIS Studentships when applying.

Advice on the content of the research proposal can be found at

Deadline for submission of full application (including research proposal): Friday 20th July. It is anticipated that interviews will take place on Tuesday 31st July.

Enquiries about the application process can be made to Lynda Langton at or on 01509 223081. Informal enquiries about the research areas should, in the first instance, be directed to Dr Gillian Ragsdell at or on 01509 223082.

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