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PhD studentships are available at the Centre for Census & Survey Research (CCSR) and Social Statistics, University of Manchester, UK

Topics include Social Network Analysis, with supervision from members of the Mitchell Centre for Social Network Analysis.

CCSR is a multidisciplinary research centre in the School of Social Sciences. Part of Manchesterís top-rated Sociology submission in the last Research Assessment Exercise (2008), CCSR is world renowned for cutting edge research under the broad banner of Quantitative Social Science.

Social Statistics is the newest discipline area (department) within the School of Social Sciences and one of very few such groupings in the UK. The discipline is committed to high quality research, and collaboration with other disciplines within the university, to improve the methodological rigour and range of quantitative enquiries in social science.

We welcome PhD applications in a wide range of topics, including:

∑      Census & Survey Research
∑      Longitudinal Data Analysis
∑      Multilevel Modelling
∑      Confidentiality & Privacy
∑      Social Network Analysis
∑      Health Inequalities
∑      Work & Employment
∑      Race & Ethnicity
∑      Ageing Populations
∑      Survey Methodology

Fully-funded studentships commencing September 2014 are available now.

Applications should be made to the School of Social Sciences as soon as possible, and by 17 January 2014 at the very latest.

Those PhDs funded by the North West Doctoral Training Centre (NWDTC) are to the value of £13,863 per annum, or £16,863 per annum with Advanced Quantitative Methods (AQM) stipend. Students can also claim for certain research expenses from the research training support grant.

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To discuss your proposal please contact Mark Tranmer ([log in to unmask])

For information on how to apply contact Vicky Barnes ([log in to unmask])

To apply online visit postgraduate/howtoapply




Mark Tranmer
Social Statistics
School of Social Sciences
Humanities Bridgeford Street Building
University of Manchester
M13 9PL

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