[Comp-neuro] Studentship at the Centre for Robotics and Neural Systems, Plymouth University UK

Thomas Wennekers thomas.wennekers at plymouth.ac.uk
Wed Apr 17 17:17:59 CEST 2013


PhD Studentship at the Centre for Robotics and Neural Systems, Plymouth University
 
Project Descriptions
The CRNS, Centre for Robotics and Neural Systems at Plymouth University (UK) has one PhD Studentship available 
for the academic year starting on 1 October 2013. The studentship is available in any of the projects:
 
·       Project A: Cooperative Control between Human and Robot
·       Project B: Neuronal network dynamics
·       Project C: Human sensorimotor control
·       Project D: New artificial neural network algorithms for humanoid robot reinforcement learning
·       Project E: A computer model of mental imagery 
·       Project F: Information visualisation 
·       Project G: Robot location and mapping
 
In the application form, each applicant must specify one or two projects in which they are interested, and 
explain how their expertise fits the proposed research project.
 
Eligibility
Applicants should have, or expect to obtain, a high grade Bachelors or Masters Degree in Computer Science, 
Robotics, Computational Neuroscience, Psychology or related disciplines. The candidates must have good 
programming skills and a strong motivation for research.
 
Funding
The studentship is supported for 3 years and includes full Home/EU tuition fees plus a stipend of £13,726 per 
annum.  The studentship will only fully fund those applicants who are eligible for Home/EU fees with relevant 
qualifications.  Applicants normally required to cover overseas fees will have to cover the difference between the 
Home/EU and the overseas tuition fee rates (approximately £9,790 per annum).
For further information on the project or for an informal discussion, please contact Professor Angelo Cangelosi 
at a.cangelosi at plymouth.ac.uk or directly one of the supervisors listed above. Details about Plymouth University 
can be found at www.plymouth.ac.uk.
 
For an application form and full details on how to apply, please visit www.plymouth.ac.uk/postgraduate. 
Applicants should send a completed application form with copies of their qualifications and transcripts, two 
academic references, English Language qualification (if appropriate), a covering letter and a CV to Mrs Carole 
Watson, Room A425 Portland Square, Plymouth University, Drake Circus, Plymouth, PL4 8AA or via email 
to scitechresearch at plymouth.ac.uk.
 
Closing date for applications: 12 noon, Friday 3rd May 2013.


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