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Notice

AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Four PhD student positions in computer science, Swansea

http://www.swansea.ac.uk/compsci/research/

Four PhD studentships are available in Computer Science at
Swansea University.

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	Overseas and EU candidates ARE eligible
	for two of the studentships!
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* EPSRC Doctoral Training Grants will fund two PhD
   studentships with an annual stipend of 13,290 GBP plus
   tuition fees.

   Only UK candidates are eligible for these two studentships.

* The Department will fund two PhD studentships with an annual
   stipend of 15,000 GBP, where tuition fees have to be paid from
   the stipend.

   All students (UK, EU and overseas) are eligible for these
   two studentships. Information about tuition fees can be found at

       http://www.swansea.ac.uk/international/money/ScholarshipsandFees/


Potential candidates should preferably have a first-class
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a cognate discipline,
or an equivalent or higher qualification.

To ensure consideration for an award, please apply to the
University for admission as a PhD student in Computer Science:

	http://www.swansea.ac.uk/postgraduate/apply/

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	Deadline: 23 April 2010
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Applications received after the deadline may be disregarded in
connection with awards of studentships.

Separate application for an award is NOT required.  Candidates
should however discuss possible topics with potential supervisors
before the end of May.

Computer Science at Swansea University offers an active and
stimulating research atmosphere for PhD students, with
internationally-leading research groups in Theory, Graphics
and HCI.  For further details of our research, see:

	http://www.swansea.ac.uk/compsci/research/

Decisions concerning awards are expected by mid-July.

Queries may be addressed to Dr Oliver Kullmann
.

In RAE 2008, 70% of the research submitted by the department was
assessed as either world-leading or internationally excellent;
only 12 Computer Science departments throughout the UK achieved
a higher percentage of world-leading research.