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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

One PhD studentship in Computer Science, Heriot-Watt University


One PhD studentship in Computer Science, Heriot-Watt University

One PhD studentship is available in Computer Science at Heriot-Watt University funded under the EPSRC Doctoral Training Awards. These pay fees and a stipend at an EPRSC-set level, currently 12,940 GBP a year for UK candidates, and fees only (no subsistence)  for EU candidates.
***Overseas candidates are NOT eligible.***

Potential candidates should have a Bachelors degree in Computer Science or a cognate discipline at the 2(1) level or an equivalent academic qualification. Please submit a CV (including the names of two academic referees) and short (max 6-pages) research proposal in one of the following specific areas relating to research groups in Computer Science at Heriot-Watt. Further details of groups and their members are available at http://www.macs.hw.ac.uk/cs/resareas/index.htm

Computer Science at Heriot-Watt offers an active and stimulating research atmosphere with more than 50 current PhD students organised in internationally-leading research groups. It ranked equal 3rd among Scottish CS Departments in the 2008 RAE and is a member of the Scottish Informatics and Computer Science Alliance uniting Scotlands CS Research Universities. Its researchers hold substantial funding from both UKRC and the EU  see http://www.macs.hw.ac.uk/cs/resareas/grants.htm.

Research areas:

VIS&GE  synthetic characters, affective systems, interactive narrative, interactive and game-based educational systems

ULTRA  computerisation of mathematics, types and rewriting in programming languages and mobility calculi, types in logic and theorem proving

Intelligent Systems Lab  membrane computing, ambient intelligence,
artificial immune systems, systems biology, evolutionary computing

Dependable Systems Group  formally-motivated computing, systems modelling, programming languages, automated reasoning, parallel/distributed/mobile systems, Pervasive and Ad Hoc systems

To apply, please send your CV and research proposal to: ruth@macs.hw.ac.uk with a short covering email which must indicate which research group and specified research area your proposal covers.

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Deadline: June 19th