PhD in Quantitative Social Science, University of Manchester, UK

PhD in Quantitative Social Science
Graduate Programme in Social Research Methods and Statistics
Centre for Census and Survey Research (CCSR)
SEVEN fully funded PhD studentships commencing September 2008
CCSR is a multi-disciplinary research centre in the School of Social Sciences, specialising in the development and application of quantitative research methods.

The prestigious Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) awards are available to UK and EU citizens and pay for fees, a £750 annual research training support grant and (for UK residents) an annual stipend of up to £15,300. Applicants can apply for either a 1+3 award (four years covering linked Masters and PhDs) or a + 3 award (three years with direct entry to PhD research). Two university-funded studentships are also open to overseas students.

What topic?
We welcome applications in a wide range of topic areas relating to our research themes which include:

* Pure and applied social statistics and research methods
* Social networks
* Demographic and social change
* Elections, political parties and political behaviour
* Relationships and relationship structures
* Work and employment
* Confidentiality, privacy and disclosure

How to Apply
For full details on the studentships and information on how to apply visit our website: http://www.ccsr.ac.uk/

or contact the School Postgraduate Administrator:

Victoria Barnes
Email: vicky.barnes[ at ]manchester.ac.uk, Tel: 0161-275 4743

The deadline for receiving applications is 1st April 2008.