LINGUIST List 7.327

Fri Mar 1 1996

FYI: Ph.D. Studentships

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Message 1: Ph.D. Studentships

Date: Fri, 01 Mar 1996 10:56:28 GMT
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Subject: Ph.D. Studentships

 Department of Linguistics, University of Edinburgh

 =>>> PH.D. Studentships Available NOW <<<=

 The Department of Linguistics invites applicants with good Honours
 degrees (or the equivalent) in linguistics or any related area (computer
 science, engineering, a modern language, English language, psychology,
 philosophy) who are RESIDENTS OF ANY EC COUNTRY to apply for admission as
 Ph.D. students. With its Centre for Speech Technology Research, the
 Department of Linguistics has 4 Ph.D. Studentships in its gift and is
 eligible to apply for further studentships.

 Studentships awarded to CSTR/Linguistics

 1 BT studentship - to work at CSTR on low level intonational modelling
 for speech synthesis

 1 EPSRC Project Studentship - to work on a CSTR/Linguistics project
 investigating duration processing in a speech recognition system:
 N.B. startdate on or before July 1.

 2 EPSRC Quota Research Studentships - one to work at CSTR on any area
 related to speech technology; the other to work in the Dept of
 Linguistics on any area of linguistics
 (phonetics/phonology/syntax/semantics/psycholinguistics) with
 potential importance for science/engineering applications

 Studentships for which the department is a recognized outlet, and which
 are allocated in annual competitions:

 ESRC Research Studentships - for work on applied aspects of
 psycholinguistics, computational linguistics, sociolinguistics;
 on interdisciplinary topics including linguistics; on empirical

 British Academy Research Studentships - for work on linguistic theory,
 philosophy of language, semantics, pragmatics, textual analysis,
 language description/typology, comparative/historical linguistics

 APPLICANTS WHO ARE NOT EC RESIDENTS may be eligible for Edinburgh
 University Studentships.

 APPLICATIONS DEADLINE 15 March for October entry

 APPLICATION FORMS: (Both CSTR and Linguistics students are
 admitted by the Dept of Linguistics.)
 Mrs. Ethel Jack
 Department of Linguistics
 University of Edinburgh
 Adam Ferguson Building
 George Square
 Edinburgh EH8 9LL, U.K.

 FURTHER INFORMATION ON the Department of Linguistics,
 CSTR, and their environment, see:
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