PhD programme in Quantitative Social Science and Social Statistics
Centre for Census & Survey Research (CCSR) and
Social Statistics Discipline Area
CCSR is a multidisciplinary research centre in the School of Social Sciences. Part of Manchester's top-rated Sociology submission in the most recent Research Assessment Exercise, CCSR is world renowned for cutting edge research under the broad banner of Quantitative Social Science.
Social Statistics is the newest discipline area 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 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
* Aging Populations
Fully-funded studentships commencing September 2011
Up to five studentships are available from the Economic & Social Research Council. These prestigious awards include home/EU fees, an annual stipend of £16,590 and an additional allowance for research expenses. These studentships are available in either +3 or 1+3 modes and can be taken up by home/EU or overseas nationals (additional funds may be available to cover the difference between home and overseas fee rates).
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