The School of Computing is a leading international centre for computing research. Our research ranges from breakthrough results in the theoretical foundations of computer science and Artificial Intelligence through to highly applied computational modelling and systems engineering, carried out in collaboration with leading companies.
In the latest Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) the School is in the top 10 computer sciences departments in the UK, achieving an impressive 80% of staff rated as internationally excellent or world leading.
The School has 2.5 prestigious doctoral training grants available for the very best UK and EU students. These prestigious awards are made by the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).
Applications are invited for research within any of the research areas supported by the School. These areas include: biosystems; theoretical computer science, including algorithms and complexity; knowledge representation and reasoning; computer vision, including medical imaging; natural language processing; distributed systems and services; collaborative systems and user modelling; scientific computation; visualisation and virtual reality; scheduling.
For more details see: www.engineering.leeds.ac.uk/computing/research
How are they awarded?
To be considered you should make a formal application for PhD study either on line through the University website, or on the University’s application form. Information of how to apply on line can be found on the University's pages. Please state clearly that you wish to be considered for a DTG award in the finance section.
How much are they worth?
The award covers academic fees, an annual maintenance award of approximately £13,590 in the first year (typically rising with inflation for subsequent years) and additional funds for fieldwork and travel. Awards are for 3.5 years, subject to satisfactory performance.
To be eligible for the award, you must have been resident in the United Kingdom for at least 3 years preceding the start date of the award, and eligible to pay fees at the home/EU rate. EU candidatures who have been resident in the UK for three years (including for education) are eligible for the full award. Other EU candidates may receive a fees-only award.
How many are available?
What's the entry requirements?
A minimum of a 2.1 honours degree, or equivalent, in computer science, engineering, physical science, mathematics or another relevant discipline.
When’s the deadline?
The application deadline is 31 May 2013, however, applications will be looked at now and any outstanding applicants may be made offers before the deadline.
If you have any questions regarding this scheme please contact the Graduate School Office, e: email@example.com.