Digital Footprints for Urban Analytics PhD Scholarships 2022/2023 – UK

Digital Footprints for Urban Analytics PhD Scholarships 2022/2023

When is the application deadline?

May 16, 2022

Tell me about the price:

We are delighted to invite applications for two university-funded PhD scholarships (+3) commencing in October 2022. One is available to international applicants and one is restricted to UK residents.

UBDC’s mission is to be an international center of excellence in the research use of digital footprint data and associated analytical technologies to address the challenges of urban planning, development and management. In collaboration with a support team from the Centre, the successful students will develop projects in line with this mission. Candidates should demonstrate a strong interest in developing advanced skills in quantitative or data-driven social research, and in applying these to real-world urban policy problems.

What kind of scholarship is this?


Who can apply?

Applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria:

They must have a good first degree (2.1. or above) in an appropriate discipline including, but not limited to: social sciences, economics, geography, computer science, statistics or environmental sciences. They must be able to demonstrate quantitatively or data-driven research skills appropriate to their level of qualification. They must be able to show interest and appreciation for the challenges of urban social science research.

Please note that all applicants must also meet the entry requirements for the Urban Studies, PhD.

Which countries are eligible?

UK & International

Where will the prize be won?


How many scholarships are given?

Two. One is available to international applicants and one is restricted to UK residents.

What is the benefit of a scholarship?

The scholarships provide an unparalleled opportunity to develop cutting-edge expertise and experience in this rapidly growing field. UBDC offers a lively, multidisciplinary and collegial basis to develop as a researcher. You will enjoy excellent supervisory support from leading researchers in the field, as well as the opportunity to develop connections with our wider community of over 40 researchers and data scientists, including collaborators at the University of Glasgow, and with a network of international partners across the field. whole world . You will have access to a wide range of advanced training opportunities, as well as the Center’s excellent data collections and advanced IT infrastructure.

How long does the program last?

3 years

How to apply for a scholarship?

Applications are assessed by the project team. Shortlisted candidates will be requested to participate in a remote (online) interview.

All scholarship awards are subject to candidates successfully admitted to a PhD program within the field of Urban Studies of the School of Social and Political Sciences. Successful applicants are invited to apply for admission to the relevant PhD program after being selected for funding.

Learn more, including full details on how to apply, at the Website of the University of Glasgow.


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