PHD STUDENTSHIPS AT UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH SCHOOL OF INFORMATICS
DEADLINE: 26 NOVEMBER 2021
The Natural Language Processing Group at the University of Edinburgh currently has a number of fully funded studentships for studies beginning in September 2022.
WHAT IS A STUDENTSHIP?
THE UK RESEARCH AND INNOVATION (UKRI) provides UK universities with grants – awarded through a competitive process – to cover the fees and living costs of postgraduate students. Each place a university offers as a result of this funding is called a studentship.
FULLY FUNDED STUDENTSHIPS
1. 12 studentships for a 4-year PhD with integrated study from the NLP CDT: https://edin.ac/cdt-in-nlp (NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING)
The UKRI Centre for Doctoral Training in Natural Language Processing is jointly run by the School of Informatics and the School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences and is funded by UK Research & Innovation (UKRI).
Its aim is to equip students with the fundamental skills for advanced research in NLP and language science, giving them foundations in: linguistics, machine learning, statistics, algorithms, programming, working with other modalities such as vision and design, ethics, and responsible innovation as they apply to NLP systems.
2. 10 studentships for a 3-year PhD from ILCC (INSTITUTE FOR LANGUAGE, COGNITION AND COMPUTATION)
Computational approaches to language, communication, and cognition
Natural language processing and computational linguistics
Information extraction, retrieval and presentation
Educational and assistive technology
Spoken language processing
Social media analysis