Interested in a PhD, or know someone who is? A scholarship is available for an interdisciplinary project to explore the social implications of automated decision-making (ADM) technologies and systems in the Chinese context.
The PhD research project will be located in the School of Media and Communication and the ARC Centre of Excellence for ADM+S Centre. The candidate will be supervised by ARC Future Fellow, Professor Haiqing Yu. The research project will examine new (or renewed), emerging, or hidden dynamics and politics of the Chinese society as they respond to, live with, or resist such ADM technologies and systems in their everyday life.
One (1) scholarship is available.
To be eligible for this scholarship you must:
To apply, please submit the following documents to Prof Haiqing Yu (email@example.com)
For international applicants, evidence of English proficiency may be required.
Once approved, prospective candidates will be required to submit an application for admission to an appropriate PhD program.
Scholarship applications will only be successful if prospective candidates are provided with an offer for admission.
Applications are now open.
Applications will close once candidates are appointed with intention to start.
Most research on the ADM in China has taken a top-down angle at the national level from legal and public policy studies perspectives. Although recognising the macro-level, policy-making perspective, and “one size fits all” approach to defining ADM systems in China does not address real concerns and particular contexts, researchers still have a lot to do to bring the local and bottom-up perspective to the discussion on ADM and China. Potential project could examine any of the following topics:
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