LINGUIST List 12.2534

Thu Oct 11 2001

Support: Speech Production: PhD Research, Edinburgh UK

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  1. ellen, Speech Production: PhD Research Support, Edinburgh UK

Message 1: Speech Production: PhD Research Support, Edinburgh UK

Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2001 12:08:58 +0100 (BST)
From: ellen <>
Subject: Speech Production: PhD Research Support, Edinburgh UK

EPSRC Support for Ph.D. on Disfluency at the University of Edinburgh

Support is available for a Ph.D. student to work on an EPSRC-funded
research project examining the influence of concurrent visual activity
on the production of spontaneous speech in dialogue. The project is

Applicants should have a good honours degree or equivalent in
phonetics, speech science, speech technology, psychology, linguistics
or cognitive science. Basic numeracy, basic computer literacy, and a
willingness to work in an interdisciplinary setting are required.
Experience with eyetracking, corpus coding, or speech analysis would
be an advantage.

The successful applicant will work closely with other researchers at
the Human Communication Research Centre, Edinburgh and Glasgow, and at
the Multi-media Communications Group of HCRC, Glasgow. The student
will be based in the Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics
of the University of Edinburgh where s/he will have access to broad
research training (see and excellent

Start date: as soon as possible after 1 November 2001

Applications deadline: applications received before 24 October will
receive instant consideration. Applications will be considered until a
suitable candidate is found.

The EPSRC baseline rate of maintenance is currently approx. UK #7500 per
annum and the studentship will also pay three years' tuition fees at
home rates. UK and EC students are eligible for these rates.

Further information 
About the project: 
	or contact or

About the PIs: 
Dr. Ellen Gurman Bard
Professor Anne H. Anderson

About the academic setting for the project:

To obtain application forms for admission as a PhD student:
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