Data CDT Doctoral Training

society-crowdData Analytics and Society is an ESRC funded Centre for Doctoral Training providing postgraduate research and training across 4 Universities:

  • University of Leeds
  • University of Liverpool
  • University of Manchester
  • University of Sheffield

The CDT encourages significant advances which bring together social science with methods from computing, mathematics and the natural sciences.

This is an exciting opportunity to undertake a 4-year funded integrated PhD and MSc in Data Analytics and Society.

The programme takes a +4 structure, it includes an integrated MSc in Data Analytics over the first two years which will provide you with the foundation skills to complete your research project over the 4 years of the programme.

The Centre is focused on

  • Promoting the creation and analysis of new longitudinal and streamed data resources for socio-economic investigations.
  • Creating new methods (e.g. scaling up existing methods for real time big data analytics),
  • Investigating social processes (e.g. virtualisation of retailing; data-driven decision making and social behaviours)
  • Facilitating interventions (e.g. resource targeting, network planning, social media apps for diet, travel, lifestyle planning).

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