[Eustuchap-l] Fwd: [Asis-l] PhD Studentship Leeds University Business School

Michel Menou michel.menou at orange.fr
Sun Feb 8 08:03:50 EST 2015

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Subject: 	[Asis-l] PhD Studentship Leeds University Business School
Date: 	Tue, 3 Feb 2015 23:03:23 +0000
From: 	David Allen [LUBS] <D.Allen at lubs.leeds.ac.uk>
To: 	asis-l at asis.org <asis-l at asis.org>

Applications are invited for an Economic and Social Research Council 
Collaborative PHD scholarship in Leeds University Business School UK

*Research topic and supervision*

The focus of the work will be on the interplay between new 
organisational models for response to climate change and emerging new 
technologies. The topic has been developed in collaboration with a 
multinational telecommunications services company and will have the 
support of staff within their Global Research and Development Headquarters.

More information about the project is available by contacting Professor 
David Allen at d.allen at lubls.leeds.ac.uk 
<mailto:d.allen at lubls.leeds.ac.uk> or Dr Andrew Brown at 
_a.brown at lubs.leeds.ac.uk <mailto:a.brown at lubs.leeds.ac.uk>_

*The Research Environment*

The student will be located in the AIMTech Research Centre in Leeds 
University Business School 
(http://lubswww.leeds.ac.uk/aimtech/about-aimtech/) and associated with 
the Leeds Campus ibuild Research Centre 

Leeds University Business School has entered the top ten business and 
management research institutions in the UK, according to the 2014 
Research Excellence Framework (REF). The Business School has been ranked 
9th in the UK for the quality of its research following the national 
review process, achieving a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.18 (our of a 
possible total score of 4).The Business School was also ranked 9th in 
the UK according to ‘research power’ – a measure of the volume and the 
quality of the research. Some 82% of research submitted by the Business 
School to the REF 2014 was judged by experts to be either 'world 
leading' (4*) or 'internationally excellent' (3*).

AIMTech (Adaptation Information Management and Technology) is a Research 
Centre within the Leeds University Business School. The group’s work is 
focused on the inter-relationship between new technologies, information 
management and organisational change. The main academic research areas 
within AIMTech are information behaviour and practices, information 
systems innovation, evaluation of information systems and the design of 
information services and systems. A prominent component of AIMTech’s 
activities is the on-going transfer of knowledge to both the public and 
the private sectors. Work within the group is informed by Activity 
Theory which forms the theoretical bedrock for most of their projects.

i-BUILD is funded by a £3.5 million grant from the EPSRC (Engineering 
and Physical Sciences Research Council) and the ESRC (Economic and 
Social Research Council). The programme also benefits from £1.8 million 
of support from university partners, industry and government departments 
and agencies.

‎i-BUILD is a consortium of three of the UK's leading Universities:

oNewcastle University (Headquarters)

oUniversity of Leeds

oUniversity of Birmingham

Each University has a world-leading track records in engineering, 
economics and social sciences.


The Economic & Social Research Council <http://www.esrc.ac.uk/> is the 
main provider of postgraduate awards in the areas of economic and social 
sciences. UK applicants will be eligible for a full award (paying fees 
and maintenance at standard Research Council rates). EU applicants are 
normally eligible for a fees only award, unless they have been resident 
in the UK for 3 years immediately preceding the date of the award.**


*Application Criteria*

Applicants must hold a First Degree at undergraduate level equivalent to 
at least a UK Upper Second Class Honours Degree.Applicants must meet the 
Business School’s minimum English Language entry requirements.**

*Application Procedure*

Further information can be found here: 

Professor David Allen

Leeds University Business School

Maurice Keyworth Building,

University of Leeds,

Moorland Rd,


West Yorkshire


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