home Community ideas/opinions January 2017 Opportunities for Urban Thinkers

January 2017 Opportunities for Urban Thinkers

PhD position in Smart Technologies for Empowered Citizens, at the Eindhoven University of Technology

The Postdoc research will be carried out as part of a project called Smart Technologies, Empowered Citizens, funded by the The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO).

The research in this project is concerned with a) design principles and b) media theoretical aspects of citizen empowerment. The research will focus on empowerment in two areas: the design of consumer products and civic engagement.

The appointment is for 4 years, starting by March 1, 2017 (starting date is negotiable, but an early start is preferred).

More info about position, requirements & benefits + application procedure here

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Studentships & Writing-Up Grants at FURS (The Foundation for Urban and Regional Studies)

The Foundation for Urban and Regional Studies (FURS) has opened applications for studentships and writing up grants for the next academic year. Details are available via the two links below. Both are open to doctoral students who are citizens of countries under the World Bank’s group B or C classification. The studentships are currently worth £12,000 per annum and the writing up grants are worth £6,000.

Studentships

Writing-Up Grants

The Foundation for Urban and Regional Studies was set up in 1995 as a charity. Its main source of income is the surplus generated by the International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, the leading critical urban and regional studies journal established in 1977 and published by Wiley-Blackwell.

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