The science of science funding

The science of science funding

This PhD project involves developing econometric models of the scientific research process to determine the effectiveness of public research funding mechanisms. In particular, it will look at the effects of research team formation, how such collaborations evolve, and the effects of public funding on research outputs and impact.

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PhD Scholarships

PhD Scholarships

Te Pūnaha Matatini is offering a wide variety of PhD Scholarship opportunities starting as early as November 2017. Please keep an eye on our listings as we will continue to add more positions in the coming weeks, and contact us for more information or to apply.

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Econophysics

Econophysics

This PhD project will utilise advanced models for network growth to study patent-citation dynamics, and advanced statistical tools will be applied to patent data sets. The aim will be to develop models for the dependence of patent-citation rates on inventor or firm proximity effects.

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