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Studentships to attend the Asilomar cochler implant conference

As was done in 1999, it is possible that Defeating Deafness (a UK charity)may agree to sponsor a small number of studentships in connection with the
2001 Conference on Implantable Auditory Prostheses (Asilomar, California;
19-24 August). The studentships will cover airfares, ground transportation,
and the costs of a shared room plus food for the duration of the conference.
Those eligible to apply will be Ph.D. students and recent post-doctoral
students at UK institutions. It is possible that the outcome of the funding
decision may not be known before July.

Please send applications to me by email on or before 30 May. They should
include a brief CV, a statement of research interests, a statement of the
potential benefits of attending the conference, and a supporting letter
from the supervisor or current "boss".  It is a condition of the
studentships that a brief report be sent to Defeating Deafness after the

If you are considering applying, I would appreciate a short message right
away so I can gauge the demand.

Please forward this message to anyone you think might be interested.

Stuart Rosen, Ph.D.
Professor of Speech and Hearing Science
Dept. of Phonetics & Linguistics
University College London
4  Stephenson Way
London NW1 2HE

Tel. (44 20) 7679 7404
Fax. (44 20) 7383 0752