[Corpora-List] PhD Studentships at the University of Edinburgh, Informatics, ILCC

Alex Lascarides alex at inf.ed.ac.uk
Mon Oct 11 11:22:57 CEST 2021


PHD STUDENTSHIPS IN COMPUTATIONAL LINGUISTICS, SPEECH TECHNOLOGY AND COGNITIVE SCIENCE

Institute for Language, Cognition and Computation School of Informatics University of Edinburgh

The Institute for Language, Cognition and Computation (ILCC) at the University of Edinburgh invites applications for three-year PhD studentships starting in September 2022. ILCC is dedicated to the pursuit of basic and applied research on computational approaches to language, communication and cognition.

Primary research areas include:

* Natural language processing and computational linguistics

* Machine Translation

* Speech technology

* Dialogue, multimodal interaction, language and vision

* Computational Cognitive Science , including language and speech,

decision-making, learning and generalization

* Social Media and Computational Social Science

* Human-Computer interaction, design informatics, assistive and

educational technology

* Information retrieval and visualization

Approximately 10 studentships from a variety of sources are available, covering both maintenance at the research council rate of GBP 15,605 (2021/22 rates) per year and tuition fees. Awards increase every year, typically with inflation. Studentships are available for UK, EU, and non-EU nationals.

Applicants should have a strong undergraduate degree or equivalent in computer science, cognitive science, AI, or a related discipline.

For a list of academic staff at ILCC with research areas, and for a list of indicative PhD topics, please consult:

http://web.inf.ed.ac.uk/ilcc/people/academic-senior-research-staff http://www.ilcc.inf.ed.ac.uk/study/possible-phd-topics-in-ilcc

Details regarding the PhD programme and the application procedure can be found at:

http://www.ed.ac.uk/informatics/postgraduate/research-degrees/phd

There are TWO DEADLINES for applications to receive full consideration:

round 1: 26th November 2021 round 2: 28th January 2022

We strongly recommend that non-UK applicants submit their applications in round 1, to maximise their chances of funding. Please direct inquiries to the PhD admissions team at ilcc-admissions at inf.ed.ac.uk.

Please note that the 3-year ILCC PhD program is distinct from the UKRI Centre for Doctoral Training in Natural Language Processing, which offers a 4-year PhD with integrated study:

http://nlp-cdt.ac.uk/

-- The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in Scotland, with registration number SC005336.



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