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Fwd: Five fully finded PhD awards

Five fully funded PhD awards in the School of the Built Environment

University of Salford, UK

Creative and innovative proposals are invited for 5 funded PhD awards (UK/EU fees only) to study, under the following subject areas:
-          Digital Architecture
-          BIM (Building Information Modelling)
-          Lean Production/Construction
-          Sustainability
within the School of the Built Environment at the University of Salford.

About the project
This strategic investment of five Doctoral studies aims to build upon the School’s existing global leadership in the areas above, to develop more robust frameworks and a better understanding of how complex problems can be examined and analysed towards increased performance and wider benefits.
High quality Doctoral research proposals are sought which will form the basis for developing cohesive research studies. Candidates should be able to demonstrate strong methodological and theoretical understanding. The Doctoral studies are likely to involve strong industrial participation and will benefit from a state-of-the-art research environment and supervision by global leaders in these areas.

Award and Eligibility:
This award includes three years fees paid at UK/EU rate together with a stipend/maintenance award for three and a half years. The award will commence on 1 October 2011.
The successful student should hold an Honours Degree or Masters in a relevant technical discipline such as in Architecture, Digital Architecture, Lean Management, Building Information Management, Environmental Management, and Sustainable Development.

The deadline for applications is 5 September 2011.

Dr. Tuba Kocaturk
Senior Lecturer, Programme Director: MSc Digital Architectural Design
Co-Chair of FFD International – IASS

School of the Built Environment
University of Salford, Maxwell Building
Salford, M5 4WT,
Greater Manchester, UK

Tel: +44 (0)161 295 5351
Fax:+44 (0)161 295 5011

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