Leverhulme Interdisciplinary Network on Cybersecurity and Society (LINCS) at Queen’s University Belfast
LEVERHULME INTERDISCIPLINARY NETWORK on CYBERSECURITY and SOCIETY (LINCS)
7 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.
WHAT IS AVAILABLE – 7 THREE YEAR SCHOLARSHIPS
There are 7 fully funded, three year LINCS PhD scholarships which includes:
- Full-time postgraduate research tuition fees at Standard UK Rates (not yet set for 2020/21) These will be set in early 2020. The standard tuition fee for 2019/20 was £4,327 for one year of study.
- A maintenance award at the Research Councils UK national rate
- Research Training and Expenses £1,000 per annum for three years
In addition to the specific projects, applicants may propose their own interdisciplinary topic that aligns with one or more of the priority themes. In this case, please contact Professor Cathal McCall (firstname.lastname@example.org) in the first instance.
Further information on the LINCS scholarships and how to apply can be found here: https://www.qub.ac.uk/Research/GRI/mitchell-institute/Study/LINCS/
The deadline for applications is 4:00pm on Tuesday, 14 January 2020.