Data 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).