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LINGUIST List 22.2749

Tue Jul 05 2011

Support: Cogntive Sci, Comp Ling: PhD Student, Queen Mary, Uni of London

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        1.     Matthew Purver , Cognitive Science, Computational Linguistics: PhD Student, Queen Mary, University of London

Message 1: Cognitive Science, Computational Linguistics: PhD Student, Queen Mary, University of London
Date: 05-Jul-2011
From: Matthew Purver <m.purverqmul.ac.uk>
Subject: Cognitive Science, Computational Linguistics: PhD Student, Queen Mary, University of London
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Institution/Organization: Queen Mary, University of London
Department: Electronic Engineering and Computer Science
Web Address: http://www.mat.qmul.ac.uk/

Level: PhD

Duties: Research

Specialty Areas: Cognitive Science; Computational Linguistics


PhD Programme in Media and Arts Technology
A RCUK Digital Economy Programme Centre for Doctoral Training

Fully-funded Scholarships Starting in September 2011

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is host to an innovative PhD in Media and
Arts Technology. This is an inter-disciplinary training programme in the science
and technologies currently transforming the creative sector. We aim to produce
postgraduates who combine world-class technical and creative skills and will go
on to become leaders in the UK Creative Industries.

QMUL is one of the UK's leading research universities and is located at the
heart of Europe's largest concentration of creative industries. In the most
recent Research Assessment Exercise (2008), we were ranked 13th in the UK by the
Times Higher Education Supplement and 11th by The Guardian.

We are looking for inspiring applications from Psychologists, Sociologists,
Linguists and Cognitive Scientists for at fully-funded scholarships. Successful
candidates will be provided with an annual tax-free stipend (£15,290 in 2010)
plus tuition fees. We also welcome applications from those with other sources of

The programme is led by internationally recognised experts in: Digital Music,
Digital Video, Human Interaction, Performance and Live Art.
It includes core modules in Advanced Research Methods, Interactive Digital
Multimedia Techniques, Digital Arts Documentary and Sound Recording and
Production. You also choose additional specialist modules ranging from; C++ for
Image Processing through Design for Human Interaction to Fundamentals of Digital
Signal Processing. These options are supplemented by an exciting range of
master classes, team and project work. In addition, before starting on your
thesis research you take an advanced placement project with one of our creative
sector partners including: BBC, BT, The British Film Institute, Inition,
last.fm, Lean Mean Fighting Machine, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe,
illustrious, Solid State Logic, United Visual Artists and Meridian Audio. A full
list of our industrial and public sector partners is available at

Postgraduate resources
You will have access to Queen Mary's state-of-the art research and performance
facilities. New in 2011 are the Media and Arts Studios (including the Listening
Room, Control Room and Performance Laboratory) in addition to the Augmented
Human Interaction Laboratory, and the Pinter Studio Theatre as well as the
extensive resources offered by our industrial and public sector partners.
Students will also have access to the full range of computing resources offered
by the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science, including several

How to apply:

We invite applications from outstanding individuals with any Arts, Engineering
or Science background. You must be able to demonstrate academic achievement to
the level of a first class Bachelors degree, excellent creative, critical and
analytic skills, and good programming or mathematical abilities. THE DEADLINE
FOR APPLICATIONS IS THE 6TH JULY. Interviews will be held on 15th and 18th July.

email: mat-enquirieseecs.qmul.ac.uk

For more information, please contact:
Media and Arts Technology Programme
School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science
Queen Mary, University of London
Mile End Road, London E1 4NS
Tel: +44 (0)20 7882 7337
Fax: +44 (0)20 8980 6533
email: mat-enquirieseecs.qmul.ac.uk

Applications Deadline: 06-Jul-2011

Web Address for Applications: http://www.mat.qmul.ac.uk/howtoapply.html

Contact Information:
        Mr Richard Kelly
        Phone:+44 (0)20 7882 7337
        Fax:+44 (0)20 8980 6533

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