[Asis-l] Fully-funded PhD on ‘Innovative methods and tools for sustainable curation, access and reuse of Digital Heritage’

Perla Innocenti Perla.Innocenti at glasgow.ac.uk
Mon Mar 9 11:52:44 EDT 2015

We welcome applications for a fully-funded PhD position in Cultural Heritage and Information Science at Northumbria University, UK - closing date 31st March 2015

This interdisciplinary PhD project will explore innovative ways to digitally provide curation, access and reuse Europe’s cultural heritage resources within the context of cultural dialogue, tourism and cultural industries. The aim of the project is to evaluate methodologies and approaches leading to richer interpretations of European heritage and cultural identity in the digital arena, and to bring new perspectives to the creation of applications and services for digital cultural assets.

The candidate will work in a vibrant research environment within the newly established iSchool at Northumbria University, Department of Mathematics and Information Sciences (https://www.northumbria.ac.uk/about-us/academic-departments/mathematics-and-information-sciences/), part of the iSchools organization worldwide (http://ischools.org/) dedicated to advancing the information field. He/she will make original contribution to the advancement of methods and knowledge in Digital Heritage access and reuse.

The full-time studentship provides full support for tuition fees, and an annual tax-free stipend at RCUK rates (for 2015/16 this is £14,057 p.a.). Closing date for applications is 31st March 2015.

Further information on this studentship, how to apply, entry requirements and application form are available at
http://www.findaphd.com/search/ProjectDetails.aspx?PJID=61952&LID=2317 and https://www.northumbria.ac.uk/research/postgraduate-research-degrees/how-to-apply/

For further details you may contact Dr Perla Innocenti at perla.innocenti [at] northumbria.ac.uk

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