|Funding for:||UK Students|
|Funding amount:||See advert|
|Placed On:||31st January 2023|
|Closes:||12th February 2023|
This opportunity is part of an appointed team of four people, who will develop research and impact activity for ‘The Impact Hub’ (TIH) interdisciplinary project, under the auspices of the wider Healthy & Innovative Loughborough (H&IL) project funded by the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) via the Loughborough Town Deal project.
The successful candidate will work in close collaboration with supervisors and three other team members: Doctoral Researcher (Methods, toolkits, and assessment approaches for the collection, visualisation, and analysis of urban data for digital planning infrastructures); Research Associate (Urban & Regional Studies); and Research Officer (Spatial Data Science).
TIH will establish a town observatory to record and monitor change occurring in Loughborough from the implementation of the Town Investment Plan. This will support future evidence-based decision-making and sustainable regional development, research, enterprise, and knowledge to address specific problems identified in the plan by:
The successful candidate is likely to have a background in or appreciation for the relationship between architecture, design, heritage, and urban studies.
Primary supervisor: Dr Robert Harland
Secondary supervisor: Dr Falli Palaiologou
Entry requirements for United Kingdom
Applicants should have or expect to achieve a 2:1 or first-class honours degree (or equivalent international qualification) in a relevant discipline. A relevant master’s degree and/or employment experience will be an advantage.
English language requirements
Applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Further details are available on the International website.
The studentship is for 3 years and provides a tax-free stipend of £17,668 per annum (2022/23 rate) for the duration of the studentship plus tuition fees at the UK rate. The award includes a training grant of £10,000 to cover consumables and travel. Due to funding restrictions, the studentship is only open to UK students.
How to Apply
All applications should be made online. Under programme name, select Creative Arts. Please quote the advertised reference number, SDCA/2023/RGH in your application.
To avoid delays in processing your application, please ensure that you submit the minimum supporting documents.
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