The Centre for Data Analytics and Society is now recruiting its second cohort of students and currently has four projects, based at the University of Sheffield, available.
1. Applying Data Analytics to Comprehensive Linked Police Records
2. Visualizing, Exploiting and Experiencing Global Data on Children’s Media Use
3. Assessing the Cost of Road Traffic Casualties
4. The Effect of Traffic Flow and Vehicle Speeds as a Determinant of Road Risk
Projects will also be advertised at the Universities of Leeds, Liverpool and Manchester over the next couple of weeks.
The CDAS are looking for graduates from a wide range of backgrounds with interests in how data can be used to address social science questions using statistical or predictive techniques. You will work with a multi-disciplinary team of supervisors as well as having the opportunity to work with external partners on real life problems.
The programme is an integrated one (+4), where you will undertake an MSc in Data Analytics over the first two years which will provide you with the foundation skills to complete your research project.
Details can be found on the CDAS available projects page.
Data Analytics and Society is an ESRC funded Centre for Doctoral Training which is providing postgraduate research and training for 56 PhD students across 4 Universities:
The CDT encourages significant advances which bring together social science with methods from computing, mathematics and the natural sciences.