Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Localising Content Governance), Dept of Film, Media and Cultural Studies, Birkbeck, University of London

Please see job ad and full job pack here: https://cis7.bbk.ac.uk/vacancy/postdoctoral-research-fellow-localising-content-governance-422711.html The Department of Film, Media and Cultural Studies at Birkbeck, University of London is seeking a Postdoctoral Research Fellow (12 months, full-time).  The postholder will contribute to a mixed-method study into the politics of content governance in neighbourhood Facebook Groups. At the local scale, social media … Continue reading Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Localising Content Governance), Dept of Film, Media and Cultural Studies, Birkbeck, University of London

PhD Studentship at Uni. of Leicester / Ordnance Survey / Birkbeck on Automated Machine Learning

Project Title: Discovering the way: Automated Machine Learning improvement of Ordnance Survey path network data Host institutions: University of Leicester, Leicester, UK, co-hosted at Birkbeck, University of London and Ordnance Survey Funding: Full scholarship for UK/EU students by Ordnance Survey Application deadline: 9 August 2020 Start date: September 2020 Application link: https://le.ac.uk/study/research-degrees/funded-opportunities/gge-de-sabbata-os-2020 Supervisory Team Principal Supervisor: … Continue reading PhD Studentship at Uni. of Leicester / Ordnance Survey / Birkbeck on Automated Machine Learning

GISRUK 2020 online • 21-23 July

GISRUK 2020 free and open online conference at University College London / Birkbeck After some hard work with my UCL colleague James Haworth, the programme for this edition of GISRUK is out: http://london.gisruk.org/programme.php GISRUK is the largest academic conference in Geographic Information Science in the UK. Since 1993, GISRUK has attracted international researchers and practitioners … Continue reading GISRUK 2020 online • 21-23 July

Urban Intersections webinar: digital extremism and the city – 14 July 2020, 5pm

On 14 July 2020, 5pm, Scott Rodgers will be chairing a webinar on Digital Extremism and the City with Bharath Ganesh and Robert Topinka, who will discuss the digitalised tropes, affects and infrastructures of the far right in, through and in relation to the city. This is part of a new ‘Urban Intersections’ series that I am organising with Mara Nogueira and Scott Rodgers. … Continue reading Urban Intersections webinar: digital extremism and the city – 14 July 2020, 5pm

UBEL Scholarships 2020 – Human Geography

UBEL funding is now open: https://ubel-dtp.ac.uk/eligibility/pathways/human-geography. A few notes for applicants: Check eligibility: "ESRC studentships are open to all UK applicants. Applicants are also eligible for a studentship if they have been an ordinary resident in the UK for three years prior to the start of the studentship grant. For instance, if the applicant applies … Continue reading UBEL Scholarships 2020 – Human Geography

PhD Studentship at LSHTM/Birkbeck on health geography/data science

Application Deadline: Tue 30 April 2019 (previously deadline extended), full info on the LSHTM website. Project Title: Impact of changes in the food environment on food and drink purchasing using large-scale secondary data Supervisory Team Principal Supervisor: Professor Steve Cummins (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine) Co-Supervisor: Dr Laura Cornelsen (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine) Co-Supervisor: Dr Andrea Ballatore (Birkbeck, … Continue reading PhD Studentship at LSHTM/Birkbeck on health geography/data science

PhD opportunities at Birkbeck / University College London in GIScience/Spatial Data Science

Applications for PhD Studentships at Birkbeck and University College London are now open via UBEL (+3 &1+3) – with a January deadline. We support applications in the Geospatial Analysis / Geographic Information Science streams (under Human Geography, see https://ubel-dtp.ac.uk/eligibility/pathways/human-geography), and we can co-supervise PhD programmes with colleagues at UCL. If you are interested in applying … Continue reading PhD opportunities at Birkbeck / University College London in GIScience/Spatial Data Science