Fully Funded PhD studentship in Computer Science – United Kingdom

Applications are invited for Fully Funded PhD studentship in the School of Computer Science at the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom.


The proposed PhD studentship is associated with the Nottingham component of the PETRAS project, based in Horizon, so will focus on usable security in the home, including as it relates to emerging IoT technologies and the complex social dynamics in the home.

The studentship will be under the supervision of Prof. Derek McAuley. Informal enquiries may be addressed to derek.mcauley@nottingham.ac.uk


Successful applicant will receive the following benefits:

  • The studentship is for three years
  • Includes a stipend of £15,009 per year and tuition fees (this is the UKRI rate for 2019/2020)


To be eligible for PhD studentships, an applicant must:

  • Only UK and EU students can apply; international students are not eligible
  • Have a first-class Masters or Bachelors degree in Computer Science or a related discipline
  • Networking experience essential and knowledge of HCI methods helpful


To apply for PhD studentships the School of Computer Science, an applicant must submit following documents to Marc.Williams@nottingham.ac.uk.

  • A copy of your Curriculum Vitae, including your actual or expected degree class(es), and results of all University examinations
  • An example of your technical writing, such as a project report or dissertation
  • Contact details for two academic referees
  • A research proposal – max 2 x sides A4
  • Include a covering letter but this is optional

Studentship link

Publish Date:
Institute Name: University of Nottingham
Degree/Course: PhD
Deadline: November 13, 2019
Country: United Kingdom
Course Start:
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