[Comp-neuro] Funded PhD in Computational Neuroscience - The University of Manchester

Marcelo Montemurro M.Montemurro at manchester.ac.uk
Mon Oct 31 15:59:25 CET 2011

Dear All,

applications are invited for a 3-year PhD studentship to work on a project entitled 'Quantifying the contribution of melanopsin to the processing of complex visual information' under the supervision of Dr Marcelo Montemurro and Prof Robert Lucas at the Faculty of Life Siences.  The 3-year studentship will provide full support for tuition fees and an annual minimum tax-free stipend of £13,590. This studentiship is available to UK/EU nationals only due to the nature of the funding and is due to start October 2012.

The project is highly interdisciplinary and involves close interaction between computational and experimental approaches. The successful applicant will work on the development of computational analysis methods based on information theory and their application to experimental data gathered at Lucas' lab. The student will also have the opportunity to receive training in experimental methods and actively particiape in experiment design. The precise balance between the different types of approaches will be defined according to he the student's background and interests.

Further details can be found at:


For enquires, please write to  Dr Marcelo Montemurro (m.montemurro at manchester.ac.uk<mailto:m.montemurro at manchester.ac.uk>). Applications are invited up to and including Wednesday 7 December 2011.


Dr. Marcelo A. Montemurro
Faculty of Life Sciences
University of Manchester
Room 3.606
Stopford Building
Oxford Road
Manchester, M13 9PT

phone: +44(0)161 306 3883
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