[Comp-neuro] Advert for PhD position at University of Kent at Canterbury, UK

H.Bowman H.Bowman at kent.ac.uk
Tue Mar 16 21:22:13 CET 2010


PhD positions: Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience and Cognitive Systems at
Kent

The Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience and Cognitive Systems (CCNCS,
http://www.cs.kent.ac.uk/projects/cncs/index.html) is seeking PhD applicants
across the topics encompassed by the Centre. The CCNCS is a
cross-disciplinary grouping, which brings together academics in Psychology,
Neuroimaging, Neuropsychology and Computational Intelligence. Topics
currently being investigated in the CCNCS include: language, attention,
emotions, decision making, object recognition, face processing,
categorisation, memory, neural modelling, machine learning,
electrophysiology and modelling of EEG.
Professor Howard Bowman is looking to appoint PhDs in his areas of research
(http://www.cs.kent.ac.uk/~hb5). Professor Bowman has ongoing research
projects in the areas of temporal and spatial attention, emotions and
attention, decision making and language, with both electrophysiological and
computational modelling methods being applied. He is also undertaking more
applied research on brain-computer interaction Applicants crossing the
disciplines of the CCNCS are particularly welcome. Typically, PhD students
in the CCNCS undertake behavioural experimentation, electrophysiological
experimentation and neural modelling. The PhD programme is particularly set
up to develop researchers with skills in all three of these methods.
Funding will be allocated on a competitive basis. Research council
eligibility criteria limit a proportion of the funding available to UK
nationals.
Inquiries concerning these PhD positions should be made to Professor Howard
Bowman (H.Bowman at kent.ac.uk), University of Kent at Canterbury, UK.

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Professor Howard Bowman (PhD)
Professor of Cognition & Logic
Joint Director of Centre for CNCS
Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience and Cognitive Systems
and the School of Computing,
University of Kent at Canterbury,
Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NF, United kingdom
Telephone: +44-1227-823815   Fax: +44-1227-762811
email: H.Bowman at kent.ac.uk
WWW: http://www.cs.kent.ac.uk/people/staff/hb5/




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