LINGUIST List 24.4415

Wed Nov 06 2013

Support: Cognitive Science, Computational Linguistics, Psycholinguistics/United Kingdom

Editor for this issue: Uliana Kazagasheva <>

Date: 06-Nov-2013
From: Frank Keller <>
Subject: PhD Student, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Department: Institute for Language, Cognition and Computation, School of Informatics Web Address:

Level: PhD

Institution/Organization: University of Edinburgh

Duties: Research

Specialty Areas: Cognitive Science; Computational Linguistics; Psycholinguistics Speech Processing

PhD Studentships in Computational Linguistics, Speech Technology and Cognitive Science

The Institute for Language, Cognition and Computation (ILCC) at the University of Edinburgh invites applications for three-year PhD studentships starting in September 2014. ILCC is dedicated to the pursuit of basic and applied research on computational approaches to language, communication and cognition. Primary research areas include:

- Natural language processing and computational linguistics
- Spoken language processing
- Dialogue and multimodal interaction
- Information extraction, retrieval and presentation
- Computational theories of human cognition
- Educational and assistive technology

Approximately 10 studentships from a variety of sources are available, covering maintenance at the research council rate of GBP 13,726 per year, plus tuition fees. The studentships are available for students from anywhere in the world, including overseas, EU, and UK nationals.

Applicants should have a good honours degree or equivalent in computational linguistics, speech technology, cognitive science, computer science, or a related discipline.

For a list of academic staff at ILCC with research areas, and for a selection of potential PhD topics, please consult:

Details regarding the PhD programme and the application procedure can be found at:

In order to ensure full consideration for funding, applications (including all supporting documents) need to be received by December 13, 2013.

Please direct inquiries to Henry Thompson <>, the ILCC PhD admissions coordinator.

Applications Deadline: 13-Dec-2013

Web Address for Applications:

Contact Information:         Prof Henry Thompson

Page Updated: 06-Nov-2013