LINGUIST List 25.5071

Fri Dec 12 2014

Support: Cognitive Science, Computational Ling, Psycholing, Semantics, Text/Corpus Ling / United Kingdom

Editor for this issue: Danuta Allen <>

Date: 12-Dec-2014
From: Matthew Purver <>
Subject: Cognitive Science, Computational Linguistics, Psycholinguistics, Semantics, Text/Corpus Linguistics: PhD Student, Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom
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Department: Media & Arts Technology
Web Address:

Level: PhD

Institution/Organization: Queen Mary University of London

Duties: Research,Project Work

Specialty Areas: Cognitive Science; Computational Linguistics; Psycholinguistics; Semantics; Text/Corpus Linguistics
Discourse Analysis, Pragmatics, Sociolinguistics


The Department of Media & Arts Technology at Queen Mary University of London, UK is offering several four year PhD scholarships for 2015 entry.

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is one of the UK's leading research universities, located at the heart of Europe's largest concentration of creative industries. The School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) runs innovative inter-disciplinary research programmes 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.

Up to 10 four year PhD scholarships are offered for 2015 entry (circa £15,863 p.a. including all fees) for direct entry to the PhD programme. Outstanding students on the MSc programme will be able to apply for scholarships to transfer onto the PhD programme at the end of their first year. Awards are available for UK, EU, and Overseas candidates.

How to Apply:
See here for details of how to apply and a list of partner companies and organisations where students can undertake advanced placement projects:

The deadline for Ph.D. applications in this round is January 31st 2015.
M.Sc. applications will be accepted until July 31st.
Places are limited so early applications are encouraged. We welcome applications from outstanding candidates in any discipline but 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 engineering, programming or mathematical ability.

Applications Deadline: 31-Jan-2015

Mailing Address for Applications:
        Attn: Jonathan Winfield
        Queen Mary University of London
        Mile End Road
        London E1 4NS
        United Kingdom

Web Address for Applications:

Contact Information:
        Jonathan Winfield

Page Updated: 12-Dec-2014