[Corpora-List] PhD Studentships in conversational agents, interaction, NLP and NLP in support of mental health - Deadline: April 15th

Massimo Poesio m.poesio at qmul.ac.uk
Thu Mar 17 17:34:07 CET 2022

3 PhD studentships in conversational agents, interaction,  NLP , and NLP in support of mental health are  still available in the Cognitive Science Research Group at the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science at Queen Mary University of London.

The topics ------------

These are Principal's studentships in the area of Social Interaction, Health & Wellbeing theme:


The topics of the studentships are:

- Conversational interpretation in support of mental health (Contact: Massimo Poesio, m.poesio at qmul.ac.uk) - Meaning coordination in dialogue (Contact: Matt Purver, m.purver at qmul.ac.uk) - Sensing Social Health (Contact: Pat Healey, p.healey at qmul.ac.uk)

The Cognitive Science Research Group ------------------------------------

Queen Mary's  Cognitive Science Research Group (http://cogsci.eecs.qmul.ac.uk/), where the PhD students will be located, has a strong track record in the areas of conversational agents and interaction, all areas of NLP, and the application of NLP methods in support of  mental health.

Its Computational Linguistics Lab (http://compling.eecs.qmul.ac.uk/) is one of the largest NLP labs in the UK.

The Human Interaction Lab (https://human-interaction.eecs.qmul.ac.uk/) has a strong focus on communication and miscommunication and how these processes unfold with interacting agents.

Practical matters -------------------- •    The studentships cover 3 years stipend and fees •    They are reserved for UK residents (see below) •    Expected start date: September 2022

To Apply --------

Applicants should work with their prospective supervisor and submit their application following the instructions at:


The application should be marked “Social Interaction, Health and Wellbeing” and include the following: •    CV (max 2 pages) •    Cover letter (max 4,500 characters) stating clearly in the first page whether you are eligible for a scholarship as a UK resident (https://epsrc.ukri.org/skills/students/guidance-on-epsrc-studentships/eligibility)

•    Research proposal (max 500 words) •    2 References •    Certificate of English Language (for students whose first language is not English) •    Other Certificates

For further information -----------------------

For general enquiries contact Mrs. Melissa Yeo m.yeo at qmul.ac.uk (administrative enquiries) or Professor Pat Healey p.healey at qmul.ac.uk (academic enquiries) with the subject “EECS 2022 Principal’s Scholarship PhD awards enquiry”.

For topic-specific enquiries contact

Pat Healey,    Head of the Cogsci Research Group (p.healey at qmul.ac.uk) Massimo Poesio, Professor in Computational Linguistics (m.poesio at qmul.ac.uk) Matt Purver,   Leader of the Computational Linguistics Lab (m.purver at qmul.ac.uk)

Deadlines ---------

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