LINGUIST List 10.297

Mon Feb 22 1999

Support: PhD Studentships

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  1. Bill Wells, PhD at University College London
  2. Ellen Bard, PhD Students at U of Edinburgh

Message 1: PhD at University College London

Date: Fri, 19 Feb 1999 11:50:16 +0000
From: Bill Wells <>
Subject: PhD at University College London


The Department of Human Communication Science, University College
London, is one of the largest departments of clinical communication
science in the UK, with a thriving undergraduate and postgraduate
training and research programme. UCL offers an outstanding environment
for research in the field of human communication.

We are inviting applications for our MPhil/PhD programme, commencing
in September 1999.

The Department is recognised by the ESRC for research training
(applied linguistics) and is eligible for full-time and part-time
research studentships, awarded on a national competitive basis, to
outstanding candidates from the UK and Europe. Candidates seeking
support from this source should ensure that their admission forms are
complete and received by the department by *March 15th 1999*.

The University College Graduate School also offers studentship awards
to suitable candidates on a competitive basis. Overseas students are
eligible for these awards. Candidates seeking support from these
sources should ensure that their admission forms are complete and
received by the department by *March 1st 1999*.

Graduate research students are eligible to apply for UCL Graduate
Research Scholarships for cross-disciplinary training, of one year's
duration. The scholarship provides full funding for an extra year of
study in another UCL department.

>From time to time, departmental Teaching Studentships are available,
which offer a bursary and contributions to fees and subsistence

Applicants should have, or expect to gain, a masters degree or an honours
degree of at least a 2.1 class (or equivalent) in linguistics, psychology,
speech & language therapy or a similar, relevant discipline. Applications
from final year students will require confirmation of expected degree

The departmental web-page gives further information
(, including some FAQs. Please familiarise
yourself with this before making e-mail contact with the department.

The University College postgraduate research programme requires all
students to register for M.Phil degree, to be upgraded to PhD if progress
is satisfactory.

Admission enquiries should be addressed to Sarah Allemuddder
(Administrative Assistant, Research and postgraduate affairs) or to
Professor Ruth Campbell (Postgraduate Adviser). Informal enquiries to
potential supervisors (please see web page for details) are welcome at any
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Message 2: PhD Students at U of Edinburgh

Date: Mon, 22 Feb 1999 12:56:27 GMT
From: Ellen Bard <>
Subject: PhD Students at U of Edinburgh

 Department of Linguistics, University of Edinburgh

 Centre for Speech Technology Research

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

 The Department of Linguistics invites applicants with good Honours
 degrees (or the equivalent) in linguistics or any related area (cognitive
 science, computer science, engineering, a modern language, English
 language, psychology, philosophy) to apply for admission as Ph.D.

 For students beginning in 1999, the Department of Linguistics and the
 Centre for Speech Technology Research can offer

 2 EPSRC Research Studentships - for work in any area of experimental or
 computational research on speech or language which is relevant
 either to the speech and language technologies (speech or language
 production, speech perception, phonology, lexical access,
 sentence processing, discourse or dialogue structure, etc.). 
	 Interest in speech technology, in laboratory phonology or in 
	 the detection of disfluencies in spontaneous speech would be 
	 particularly welcome.

 The department is a also recognized outlet for the following studentships
 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


 UK citizens/residents are eligible for full fees and stipend on research
 council studentships. Residents of any other EU country are
 eligible for fees only. Applicants who are not EU residents may
 be eligible for ORS/Edinburgh University Studentships.

 application forms 15 March
 supporting references 19 March

 APPLICATION FORMS: Ms. Fiona Paterson
 Department of Linguistics
 University of Edinburgh
 Adam Ferguson Building
 George Square
 Edinburgh EH8 9LL, U.K.
 tel: +44-(0)131-650-3961
 fax: +44-(0)131-650-3962

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