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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

PhD studentships at the School of Computer Science, University of Nottingham

Contact: Brian Logan, bsl@cs.nott.ac.uk

Applications are invited for PhD studentships funded by the School of Computer Science, University of Nottingham. Studentships are available from October 2011 for a period of three and a half years and include payment of fees at the UK/EU rate and a postgraduate stipend of 13,590 in year one with increments in line with Research Council Rates.  Applications from International students are welcomed but such applications should include an explanation of how the student proposes to cover the difference in fees that will be payable.

The School's research is centered around the following groups. Applications are invited in all areas of the Schools research:

Automated Scheduling, Optimisation and Planning 
Foundations of Programming (consists of Algorithmic Problem Solving , The Functional   Programming Laboratory , Agents Laboratory ) 
Mixed Reality Lab
Intelligent Modelling and Analysis

For more information about the schools research please access:http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/computerscience/research/researchintro.aspx.

Students should have or expect to gain a first or 2:1 (or equivalent) undergraduate and/or  masters degree in Computer Science or a related discipline. 

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Bai Li, Email: bai@cs.nott.ac.uk. Applicants are encouraged to discuss their application with a member of the appropriate research group before applying. For AI topics, please contact Natasha Alechina, Email: nza@cs.nott.ac.uk, or Brian Logan, Email: bsl@cs.nott.ac.uk

Further information about the studentships and application procedure is available at: