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Notice

AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Funded PhD Opportunities in Robotics, Sheffield Centre for Robotics


EPSRC DTG Studentships
The Sheffield Centre for Robotics (www.scentro.ac.uk) are allocating an EPSRC Doctoral Training 
Grant (DTG) studentship for 2012/13. This studentship provides standard research council support 
(home fees plus maintenance of 13,590 per year) for 3.5 years.

Support is potentially available in any area of robotics, and the award will be made to a strong 
student whose skills, enthusiasm and expertise can be matched to a suitable supervisory team.  
Applicants should indicate general areas in robotics in which they would like to pursue research, 
please see the SCentRo website (www.scentro.ac.uk) for ideas of current areas of interest.  It 
is expected that the successful applicant will be co-supervised by two University of Sheffield 
departments.

APPLICATIONS FOR 2012 ARE NOW OPEN

Applications Process
The closing date for applications is 20 July 2012.

Applications should be made using the Universitys postgraduate admissions form available at 
http://www.shef.ac.uk/postgraduate/research/apply, indicating clearly that funding is sought 
from the Sheffield Centre for Robotics EPSRC DTG award.

For details of the EPSRC eligibility requirements go to 
http://www.epsrc.ac.uk/funding/students/Pages/eligibility.aspx .

For further information please contact either Josie Cassidy j.cassidy@sheffield.ac.uk 
(Psychology postgraduate secretary) or Soo Vinnicombe s.m.vinnicombe@sheffield.ac.uk .