Thursday, 30 November 2017

Have you ever thought of doing a PhD?

The University of Sheffield has opened its annual competition for PhD scholarships.

If you have an idea for some high impact research this could be your route to get funding to do a PhD at the Information School.

At the forefront of developments in the information field for more than fifty years, the Information School is a stimulating and exciting place to do your research. We were top in our category for the quality of research environment in the government evaluation of research quality, the REF.

To succeed in the scholarship competition you will need a strong academic track record and a great research idea.

It is recommended that you work with a member of staff in the Information School to develop your proposal to maximise your chances of being successful in the scholarship competition. Our expertise encompasses the range of information work including data science, digital societies, health informatics, information, knowledge & innovation management, information retrieval, information systems and libraries & the information society.

To find a suitable supervisor check our staff list and their research interests: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/is/staff

We also have a list of suggested topics: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/is/pgr/phdtopics

To help you with your application we have prepared booklet on writing a proposal: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/is/pgr/proposal

The final date for submissions to the scholarship competition is 24th January 2018 at 17:00 GMT. The Information School is able to offer additional input on proposals submitted by the 17th January 2018.

Contact us on ispgr@sheffield.ac.uk to find out more and check your eligibility.

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