Science and Technology Research Institute
University of Hertfordshire
Applications are invited from candidates with good first degrees in computer science, information technology, electronic engineering, physics, biology or other relevant disciplines to join projects as research students for a three year period in the following areas (click on the links for project descriptions):
1. Algebraic Semiotics of User Interface Design
2. Computational Neuroscience
3. Educational Technology / Software Engineering
4. Enactive Language in Embodied Robotics
5. Information Processing and Self-Organization in Adaptive Biological and Artificial Systems
6. Machine Learning
7. Modelling and Evolving Artificial Genetic Regulatory Networks
8. Programming Languages and Compilation Technology
9. Rehabilitation Robotics
10. Security and Integrity in Distributed Systems
11. Software Engineering: fine grained code metrics and code clones
12. Technology Enhanced Learning
13. The Evolution of Emotions and their Expression in Autonomous Agents and Robots
Successful candidates are eligible for a research studentship award from the University (approximately £13,500 per annum bursary plus the payment of the standard UK student fees).
Research in Computer Science at the University of Hertfordshire has been recognized as excellent by the latest Research Assessment Exercise, with 55% of the research submitted being rated as world leading or internationally excellent. The Science and Technology Research Institute provides a very stimulating environment, offering a large number of specialized and interdisciplinary seminars as well as general training opportunities. The University of Hertfordshire is situated in Hatfield, just north of London.
Application forms should be returned to Mrs Lorraine Nicholls, Research Student Administrator, STRI, University of Hertfordshire, College Lane, Hatfield, Herts, AL10 9AB, Tel: 01707 286083, l.nicholls @ herts.ac.uk. The short-listing process will begin on 1 July 2011.