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LEVERHULME INTERDISCIPLINARY NETWORK on CYBERSECURITY and SOCIETY (LINCS)

2 FULLY FUNDED PHD SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

 

The Leverhulme Interdisciplinary Network on Cybersecurity and Society (LINCS) at Queen’s University Belfast has been established to support pioneering research at the interface between the social sciences and electronic engineering & computer science. LINCS brings together The Senator George J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice and the Centre for Secure Information Technologies (CSIT) to develop a distinctive cohort of doctoral students working across the boundaries of their disciplines who will open up new avenues of enquiry centered initially on the priority themes and specific PhD projects.The Leverhulme Interdisciplinary Network on Cybersecurity and Society (LINCS) at Queen’s University Belfast was established in 2015, to support pioneering research at the interface between the social sciences and electronic engineering & computer science.

LINCS brings together the Senator George J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice (Mitchell Institute) and the Centre for Secure Information Technologies (CSIT) to develop a distinctive cohort of doctoral students working across the boundaries of their disciplines who will open up new avenues of enquiry centred initially on the priority themes and specific PhD projects.

WHAT IS AVAILABLE – 2 THREE YEAR SCHOLARSHIPS

There are 2 fully funded, three year LINCS PhD scholarships which includes:

• Full tuition fees at Standard UK Rates £4,195 per annum for three years
• A maintenance award at the Research Councils UK national rate £14,553 per annum
• Research Training and Expenses £1,000 per annum for three years

THERE ARE 4 PRIORITY THEMES

1. Cybersecurity: Technology and Ethics
2. Cyberspace, Privacy and Data Protection
3. Debordering and Rebordering in Cyberspace: Technological, Legal and Political Aspects
4. Borders, Security Technologies, Data Gathering and Data Sharing
 

Before you apply you will need to explore with our Project Contacts whether your area of research interest can be supervised and supported. Please see the lead supervisor indicated beside each project.


Full information and guidance notes can be accessed here.

 

In addition to the specific projects listed under each priority theme, applicants may propose their own interdisciplinary topic that aligns with one or more of the priority themes. In this case, please contact Professor John Morison (j.morison@qub.ac.uk) in the first instance.


The deadline for applications is 5:00pm, Monday 26 June 2017.

 

Contact Information

Contact

The Senator George J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice
19 University Square 
Belfast, BT7 1NN 
Phone: +44 (0) 28 9097 3430 
Emailv.miller@qub.ac.uk 
Web:  http://www.qub.ac.uk/Research/GRI/mitchell-institute/

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