Open University/Oxford University/Brunel Doctoral Training Partnership (posted 06/12/2016)

The Open University invites applications for full - and part-time studentships in our suite of pathways within The Grand Union Doctoral Training Partnership.

The link below is to the Grand Union advert for PhD studentships on jobs.ac.uk.

http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/AVM753/the-grand-union-doctoral-training-partnership-excellence-and-innovation-in-social-science-research-training/

As it says in the advert, the Security  pathway encompasses the interdisciplinary research fields of security, privacy and surveillance. 

opics of interest include: 

  • security in and of organisations, 
  • security and international law, human rights and human trafficking, 
  • post 9/11 security, 
  • surveillance and the surveillance society, 
  • social aspects of surveillance technologies, 
  • privacy, information security and privacy including big data, 
  • war, 
  • cyber-security, 
  • cyber-currencies, 
  • policing – especially policing and human rights law, policing and security and police interviews and witness interpretations, 
  • policy and practice of social work in relation to domestic violence, child protection and young offenders, 
  • social aspects of software engineering for secure systems, 
  • social aspects of privacy management especially in mobile and ubiquitous systems, 
  • social aspects of digital forensics.

Closing date is January 20th 2017.