Data Science PhD in Pisa, Italy! Only a few more weeks to apply for the interdisciplinary PhD program offered by the hub of universities and research centers in Pisa

An interdisciplinary PhD program in Data Science offered by the hub of universities and research centers in Pisa (Scuola Normale SuperioreUniversità di PisaCNR, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, IMT Lucca - which run together the H2020 European Research Infrastructure on Social Mining & Big Data Analytics. The Data Science PhD is aimed at educating the new generation of researchers and innovators combining their disciplinary competences with those of a “data scientist”, able to exploit data and models for advancing knowledge and fostering innovation in their own fields, or across diverse fields.

The Data Science PhD develops a mix of knowledge and skills on the methods and technologies for the management of large, heterogeneous and complex data, for data sensing (how to harvest data), for data analysis and mining (how to make sense of data), for data visualization and storytelling (how to narrate data), for understanding the digital ethics and the social impact of Data Science.

The PhD students will have the opportunity of developing data science projects in a variety of domains, including: Data science for society and policy; Data science for economics and finance; Data science for culture and the humanities Data science for industry and manufacturing Data science for biology and health Data science for the hard and environmental sciences Data science ethics and legal aspects Data science techniques and methods Applications from graduate students from any discipline are welcome. The successful candidate is expected to possess a solid motivation and personal preparation, and a strong propensity towards quantitative studies in own field.

Deadline for applications: February 28th, 2018. Apply now online here!

More information on the international board of scientists and the offered courses

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