PhD studentships working with HS2 and Ordnance Survey 

Data & Society

Two fully funded PhD studentships working on quantitative research projects with HS2 and Ordnance Survey are now available for applications until 6th June.

The studentships are provided by the Data Analytics and Society ESRC Centre for Doctoral Training at the University of Sheffield. Students will be fully funded to undertake a 4-year funded integrated PhD and MSc in Data Analytics and Society.

Students will study the integrated MSc in Data Analytics over the first two years which will provide the foundation skills to complete the research project will one of the following available projects:

Multi-sensor Data Fusion for Smart Cities

Working with the Ordnance Survey this PhD project will use cutting edge analytic methods to explore how social data and mapping can be used to transform how cities are run by making them more efficient and sustainable.

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Economic and Social Impacts of HS2

This multi-disciplinary project will seek to inform key aspects of HS2, particularly with respect to its economic, environmental and social implications. Working closely with Costain, one of the UK’s leading engineering consultancy firms, you will help to develop methods and models that have both academic rigour and practical use.

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Both studentships and training will be delivered at The Sheffield Methods Institute at The University of Sheffield under supervision of the Data Analytics and Society Centre for Doctoral Training Co-Director, Professor Gwilym Pryce.

The closing date for applications is 6th June and applications are via the CDT website.

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