Funded places for GIS related four-year Doctoral Training Centre PhD course, Nottingham, UK


Interested in inter-disciplinary doctoral research leading to a PhD?
Applications are open for the Horizon Doctoral Training Centre at the
University of Nottingham. This is a four-year PhD programme, including
taught components and an industrial internship, focussing on the broad area
of pervasive and ubiquitous computing as part of the digital economy.

Funding is available from Horizon for UK/Home/EU students to cover the four
years of fees plus an enhanced stipend. Non-EU international students may
wish to look at the parallel IDIC scheme run through the University's
Chinese campus:

The Nottingham Geospatial Institute is an active partner in the DTC, and as
part of each cohort (roughly 15 students a year) we aim to take a fraction
with backgrounds in GIS / geospatial technology or possibly geography. We
look for students with a strong who are keen to pursue inter-disciplinary
research where GIS may only be a component.

There are further details of the DTC themes, industrial partners and what's
on offer at the following URL:
The current round of applications for entry in September close on 14th
See the website for details of how to apply, and points of contact
for further queries.

We believe this to be a great opportunity for graduates in GIS to widen
their horizons and achieve a PhD in a friendly environment as part of a
large cohort of students.