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ESRC STUDENTSHIPS FOR MRes+PhD/PhD: UCL Centre for Human Communication

ESRC STUDENTSHIPS FOR MRes+PhD/PhD: UCL Centre for Human Communication

The UCL Centre for Human Communication is pleased to announce that it
has been awarded two quota ESRC studentships for the academic year
commencing September 2009 and is additionally able to nominate
applications for an ESRC open competition studentship.

ESRC studentships provide up to four years full funding for postgraduate
training. They cover tuition fees and include a maintenance grant.

The CHC will consider applicants for 1+3 quota and open studentships
for the MRes in Speech, Language and Cognition followed by PhD research within the CHC group

We will also consider applicants who have completed relevant Masters-level training for a 3 year PhD studentship within the CHC.
The CHC is a virtual centre that exists to foster interaction amongst
UCL staff who are involved in research on human language and
communication. Research includes, but is not limited to, acquisition,
the neurobiology of communication, pathology, perception, production,
rehabilitation, pragmatics, technology innovations, theory construction
and modelling. Further information about participating
departments can be found at: http://www.langsci.ucl.ac.uk

Applicants should send a CV, covering letter and the names and email
addresses of two referees to Bronwen Evans <bronwen.evans@xxxxxxxxx>

The covering letter should include an outline of the applicant's principal research interests. Applications for the 3 year PhD studentships only must also outline a plan of the intended research. Ideally, this plan should have been discussed with a potential supervisor based at UCL. Staff details can be found at:

All applications are subject to nationality and residency restrictions
and applicants are also asked to indicate in their submission that they
meet the ESRC's nationality and residency requirements. These
requirements and other information are available in the ESRC's Guidance
Notes for Applicants, which applicants are strongly advised to consult when completing their application: http://www.esrcsocietytoday.ac.uk/ESRCInfoCentre/opportunities/postgraduate/fundingopportunities/index.aspx?ComponentId=5406&SourcePageId=5572

** Deadline: Friday 30th January 2009 **
Applications received after this date will still be considered for admission but will be too late to be considered for the ESRC quota studentship.

Please address all further inquiries to Bronwen Evans <bronwen.evans@xxxxxxxxx>.