PhD Scholarship, Curating Systems of Engagement

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PhD Scholarship, Curating Systems of Engagement at Swinburne 


This PhD research project investigates how information from an organisation’s public systems of engagement can be captured, developed and leveraged as information assets of value, and will contribute to methodologies for improving enterprise information and knowledge management. The research will investigate how organisations can leverage human & AI/ML approaches to curate and incorporate the uncontrolled data accumulating in an organisation’s systems of engagement into its formal systems of record.

In the CIRES program, you will work collaboratively with university and industry partner supervisors who are leading research with real world impact. Your research will build on strong foundations of responsible data management, focusing on curating data at scale and building trusted data relationships. Over the period of your degree, you will also undertake a one-year (equivalent) placement with the industry partner, Astral Consulting Services Pty Ltd, and will collaborate and participate in industry-led projects.

This PhD scholarship is based at Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne. It is advantageous, but not essential, that applicants have:

a background in Information Systems, or Enterprise Information Management, with a computing science or similar technology background

a strong interest in technology and the business value of advanced data analytics, AI and machine learning

previous experience in business analysis, enterprise architecture and/or working with metadata, taxonomies and Information Architecture