[Comp-neuro] PhD Studentships at University of St Andrews

Julie M. Harris Julie.Harris at st-andrews.ac.uk
Tue Dec 16 01:23:22 CET 2008



PhD Studentships in Perception, University of St. Andrews

The School of Psychology at St Andrews has a strong research culture,
excellent research facilities and a thriving postgraduate community. We
offer supervision from leading researchers across a wide range of fields.

St. Andrews has a strong Perception group, studying primarily visual perception
across a range of areas and techniques, from computational modelling of visual
neurons, through human behavioural and modelling work on depth, space and
layout, to the perception of health and other fitness measures in faces. See
the following web pages:
http://psy.st-andrews.ac.uk/research/perception/index.shtml
http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/~jh81/vislab.html

Our work is interdisciplinary, using mathematical and computational modelling to
study visual perception. It sits at the interface betwene psychology, computer
science and biology. We welcome applications from graduates in psychology who
have good mathematical skills, and from graduates of disciplines with strong
mathematical content, including physics, engineering, computer science and
biology.

We have a small number of studentships to offer every year that are
allocated on a competitive basis. Studentships usually cover 'home'
tuition fees and maintenance and are open to Home and Overseas students.

Three funded PhD studentships (3 years duration) are available for session
2009/10. Applications will be considered in all areas of psychology. Click
for more information on current research within the School of Psychology and
associated application procedures.

Application deadlines:

For non-EU overseas students who intend to apply for an ORS award
(http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/admissions/pg/Financialinformation/Overseasawar
ds#ORS), the deadline for receipt of applications is 12th January 2009.

For students who do not wish to apply for the ORS award, the deadline is 9th
March 2009.

Details on how to apply for a PhD studentship can be found at
http://psy.st-andrews.ac.uk/admissions/postgraduate.shtml

Contact individual members of the group for details of particular projects
avaialble and skills expected:
http://psy.st-andrews.ac.uk/research/perception/index.shtml

Julie Harris



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Julie M. Harris
Professor of Psychology
School of Psychology
University of St. Andrews
St. Mary's College
South Street
St. Andrews
KY16 9JP

Julie.Harris at st-andrews.ac.uk



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