The studentships are intended to develop research capacity and training in cyber security research, including public understandings of cyber security vulnerabilities and threats in specific geopolitical, economic and cultural contexts. Interested applicants should be cognisant of cyber security discourses, practices and technologies in relation to broader conceptualisations of geopolitics and security, the political and ethical concerns that might pertain to them, as well as areas of critical theory.
The studentships are funded through the recently established Centre for Doctoral Training in Cyber Security at Royal Holloway (http://www.rhul.ac.uk/isg/cybersecuritycdt/home.aspx) and a new collaboration between Geography and the college’s world renowned Information Security Group (http://www.rhul.ac.uk/isg/home.aspx).
The collaboration builds on a burgeoning interdisciplinary Geopolitics and Security research cluster between Geography, Criminology, Politics and International Relations and Biological…
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