Five fully funded PhD studentships available – October 2023 start

Napier PhD Graduate

We are very happy to announce that we can offer futher funded PhD opportunities in wide ranging social informatics projects for a number of students who will excel and make a considerable contribution to improving our research.

The Applied Informatics group is looking for students to work on one of the following projects:

  • Interactive Digital Storytelling
  • Behaviour change for Cybersecurity: Increasing awareness and reducing susceptibility
  • The use of digital media tools in creative placemaking practice.
  • The role of digital technologies in shifts towards sustainable behaviours – empowering end user engagement through user-centred design
  • Playful engagement with Politics in the time of misinformation
  • Enabling Tangible Interactions for Mixed Reality Experiences
  • Human Information Behaviours in Digital or Online Environments
  • Playing in the Past: Investigating User Experience Design in Historical Games
  • Safe City Sound Map
  • Sound design for VR/AR hill and mountain navigation training and safety
  • Multimodal Applications for Cognitive Differences
  • An Empirical Analysis of Ethical, High Quality, Open Metadata
  • Social robotics

The description of the projects is available here

Details on how to apply can be found here on

Note the deadline: applications have to be in by 21 May

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