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Level: PhD
Duty: Research
Linguistic Field: Computational Linguistics
Psycholinguistics
Cognitive Science
Application Deadline: 31-Jan-2013
Supporting Institution: Queen Mary, University of London
Electronic Engineering and Computer Science
LL Issue: 23.5371
Posted: 20-Dec-2012
Support Description: PhD and MSc Positions: Media & Arts Technology Programme. An RCUK Centre for Doctoral Training. Queen Mary University of London. Fully Funded Ph.D. Scholarships Available for September 2013 To apply : http://www.mat.qmul.ac.uk More information: Richard Kelly, mat-enquiries Linguist List eecs.qmul.ac.uk For 2013 entry we especially welcome applicants with interests in: - computational linguistics, psychology and cognitive science - media content, semantics and narrative for music, audio, video - social computing - interactive art and architecture Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is one of the UK's leading research universities and is located at the heart of Europe's largest concentration of creative industries. We run an innovative four-year inter-disciplinary training programme in the science and technologies that are transforming the creative sector. Our aim is to produce MSc and PhD graduates who combine world-class technical and creative skills and who have a unique vision of how digital technology transforms creative possibilities, cultural experiences and social economies. PhD and MSc places for entry in September 2013 have now been released. We are offering at least 12 fully funded PhD scholarships (circa £15,800 p.a. including all fees) for direct entry to the PhD programme. Limited bursaries are also available for the MSc and outstanding students on the MSc may be eligible to transfer to a funded place on the PhD programme at the end of their first year. Deadline for applications is January 31st 2013. You must be able to demonstrate academic achievement at the level of a first class honours degree and excellent critical and analytic skills. You should also be able to demonstrate a clear aptitude for interdisciplinary research and programming or mathematical ability. We welcome applicants with strong backgrounds in architecture, cognitive science, computer science, electronic engineering, interactive multimedia technologies, industrial design, psychology, or cognate disciplines. You will also develop a working partnership with one of our strategic collaborators including: BBC, BT, Furtherfield, The Barbican, V+A, Cinimod Studios, Vitamins Design, Illustrious, Inition, last.fm, leanmeanfightingmachine, Meridian Auido, Orange, Proctor and Gamble, Seeper, Troika, [space], The Union Chapel, United Visual Artists, V2_, Wildpalm, Smartlab, The Science Museum, Culturelab, University of Newcastle.
Application Web Address: http://www.mat.qmul.ac.uk/howtoapply.html
Contact Information: Mr Richard Kelly mat-enquiries@eecs.qmul.ac.uk Phone:+44 (0)20 7882 7337