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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).

Topics

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

Requirements

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: https://luis.lboro.ac.uk/web_apx/f?p=100:1 Please quote reference: DIS Studentships when applying.

Advice on the content of the research proposal can be found at http://www.lboro.ac.uk/departments/dis/studying/proced.html

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 l.langton@lboro.ac.uk or on 01509 223081. Informal enquiries about the research areas should, in the first instance, be directed to Dr Gillian Ragsdell at g.ragsdell@lboro.ac.uk or on 01509 223082.

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