A limited number of studentships are available for exceptional candidates in particular areas (£15,009 per annum bursary plus the payment of the student fees). Applicants from outside the UK or EU are eligible. The PhDs are to start in October 2019.
These are in the following areas:
- Designing Evolutionary Games for Therapeutic Interaction
- Haptics for Robot-mediated Surgery
- Human and Activity Detection in Ambient Assisted Living Scenarios
- Safe Interactions Between Humans and Autonomous Vehicles
Projects are available for PhD research (three years full time, six years part time). Our research students will be based in Adaptive Systems Research Group and the Assistive and Rehabilitation Robotics Team based in the Centre for Computer Science and Informatics Research (CCSIR). Research in Computer Science at the University of Hertfordshire has been recognized as excellent in the REF 2014, with 50% of the research submitted rated as internationally excellent or world leading.
The University of Hertfordshire provides a very stimulating environment, offering a large number of specialised and interdisciplinary seminars as well as general training and researcher development opportunities. The University is situated in Hatfield, in the green belt just north of London.
How to apply
For informal queries please email me, but note that you must apply for the positions to be considered for the studentships.
Download the application form.
Please note: You must download the application form to your computer before you complete it. If you complete the form in the browser window, the information you have entered may be lost when the form is saved.
The application form should be returned to:
Lynette Spelman and Emma Thorogood
Research Student Administrators
University of Hertfordshire
tel: +44 (0)1707 286083
Applications should also include two references and transcripts of previous academic degrees. We accept applications for self-funded places throughout the year.
The next short-listing process for studentship applications will begin on 1 July 2019.