AISB convention 2017

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Computerised Minds. ...

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Connection Science

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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

4-year funded PhD places in Intelligent Games and Game Intelligence, EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Intelligent Games and Game Intelligence (IGGI)

4-year funded PhD places in Intelligent Games and Game Intelligence

 11 fully-funded studentships are available each year (covering fees at Home/EU rate and a stipend 
for four years) in the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Intelligent Games and Game Intelligence
(IGGI), to conduct cutting-edge research and train the next generation of researchers, designers, 
developers and entrepreneurs in digital games.

 IGGI is a collaboration between three UK Universities: the University of York, the University of 
Essex and Goldsmiths College, University of London. IGGI PhDs will be based at their principal 
supervisors University site with travel to the other sites for team and training activities.

 IGGI brings together 60 industrial partners from the UK games industry and related organisations 
(including Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, The Creative Assembly, Codemasters, Rebellion, TIGA,
and many more  see IGGI PhDs will have the opportunity 
to engage in placements at these partner organisations, as well as international research labs, 
during their PhD research.

 In addition to conducting research with world-leading academics and industry partners, you will 
participate in global game jams, co-organise and participate in an annual games symposium, and 
engage with industry-led seminars. You will receive training from experts in Games Development, 
Games Design, Research Skills and a range of optional modules including AI, computer vision, 
human-computer interaction, storytelling, graphics, sound and robotics.

 Since places will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis, we encourage applicants to 
contact prospective supervisors and submit applications as soon as possible.

 For further information and details of how to apply go to