Big Data Surveillance PhD studentships available

Two Doctoral Studentships are available at the School of Management, University of St Andrews, October 2016 start
CRISP is the UK partner of the SSHRC funded Big Data Surveillance project, led by Queens University in Canada. We currently have funding available for two PhD studentships to complete research that will contribute to the project’s findings. The studentships are funded by SSHRC and by The School of Management at the University of St Andrews.

The Big Data Surveillance project aims to understand the impact of big data analytics in everyday life. At CRISP we are very interested in understanding how analytics changes aspects of the consumer experience as well as the activities of marketing professionals.

We invite applications from doctoral candidates in the following two areas:

–      Big Data Analytics and the changing nature of marketing work

–      Consumer experiences of data donation

‌The ‌successful applicants will have the opportunity to work with a number of scholars and students associated with the Big Data Surveillance project at Queen’s University, the University of Victoria, the University of Alberta, the University of Ottawa and University of Toronto, as well as those at the University of St Andrews School of Management and the Centre for Research into Information, Surveillance and Privacy. Both studentships will be supervised by Professor Kirstie Ball.

For more information about the studentships and how to apply, please see this page, or contact Kirstie directly:  The deadline for applications is 30th June 2016