Merits and challenges inherent in a variety of data sharing models, including bottom-up data Trusts

Level of study
Doctoral research
Subject area
Law
Nationality
EU, Overseas (Non-EU), UK
Type of Award
University
Deadline for applying
Closed 17/04/2020 (Note: competition closed for this year)

Award Description

This fully-funded scholarship is to support a PhD candidate wishing to study the merits and challenges inherent in a variety of data sharing models, including bottom-up data Trusts. The successful candidate will be working within an interdisciplinary team including Prof. Sylvie Delacroix and Prof. Neil Lawrence.

Value of Award

This award includes:

  • Payment of approved fees
  • Maintenance grant (£15,009 per annum at 2019/20 Research Council rate)

Eligibility Criteria

The award is open to full- and part-time Home/EU and full-time overseas applicants.

The candidate would have a first class degree in Law, Computer Science, Philosophy or Public Policy (with a relevant specialisation). Any combination of these disciplines would be particularly appealing.

How to Apply

Applicants are required to submit the following to the College of Arts and Law Graduate School on calpg-research@contacts.bham.ac.uk by 4pm on Friday 17 April 2020:

• A CV
• A covering letter of no more than 1,500 words explaining how your skills would contribute to this project
• A sample of writing of no more than 5,000 words relevant to the themes of the research project
• A detailed research proposal up to 2,000 words
• The names and emails of two referees (ensuring that you have contacted your referees in advance about your application for this scholarship)

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