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Nervo Verdezoto <[log in to unmask]>
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Mon, 26 Mar 2018 17:40:07 +0100
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We are looking for an enthusiastic PhD student interested to work in the
following cross-College PhD project "Addressing Inequalities in Women's
Access to and Experience of Care during Pregnancy through Technology".

Deadline for application: Wednesday* 11th April *2018*.*

Applicants should have a good Masters level degree in a relevant field or a
very good first degree (equivalent to a First Class or Upper Second Class
Bachelor of Science Degree).

* Research interests in one or more of the following areas: digital health,
computer-supported cooperative work, human-computer interaction, user
experience design, and/or science and technology studies.

* Previous experience in planning, conducting and documenting field-based
qualitative research studies and/or experience in planning and facilitating
participatory design activities + prototyping skills (e.g., mHealth,
wearables, physical computing, DIY) is a ++

The postgraduate student will collaborate with researchers from the Social
Science Applied to Healthcare Improvement Research (SAPPHIRE) Group, the Health
Communication Research Group, and the Interaction Design and Evaluation of
Socio-technical Systems (IDEAS) Group. The student will be co-supervised by
three academics: Dr Nervo Verdezoto (Department of Informatics), Dr Nicola
Mackintosh (Department of Health and Social Science), and Dr Sarah Qian
Gong (Department of Media & Communication).

The 3 year studentship is expected to start around 24th September 2018
and consists
of the following for the duration of the studentship:

* Full UK/EU fee waiver

* Annual tax free stipend of £14,777 (2018/19)

* Research Training Support Grant to support project costs, fieldwork and
conferences where applicable.

Studentships are open to UK Home / EU applicants, and partial funding is
available for international applicants.

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