Subject: ESRC STUDENTSHIPS FOR MRes+PhD/PhD: UCL Centre for Human Communication From: Stuart Rosen <stuart@xxxxxxxx> Date: Mon, 15 Dec 2008 17:09:31 +0000 List-Archive:<http://lists.mcgill.ca/scripts/wa.exe?LIST=AUDITORY>
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 http://www.chc.ucl.ac.uk/places/mres.html 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@xxxxxxxx> 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: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/psychlangsci/staff/academicstaff 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@xxxxxxxx>.