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June 30, 2006 | 9:14 am

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Sonic Arts Research Centre
School of Music & Sonic Arts
Queen’s University Belfast

Interactive Soundscape Design

The Sonic Arts Research Centre (SARC – http://www.sarc.qub.ac.uk) and
HP are pleased to announce a PhD studentship resulting from their
ongoing research partnership. One award is available to undertake PhD
study in the area of Interactive Soundscape Design. The overall goal
of this work is to explore and better understand sound design and
perception in the context of Mediascape design and delivery
(www.mobilebristol.com). The award covers university fees for three
years as well as a student stipend of £12,300 in the first year,
rising to £12,900 in the third year. The award also includes a small
amount of funding for travel to conferences and workshops related to
the field of research. The scholarship is available to Home, EU and
International applicants.
Applicants for the post should have or expect to obtain, a minimum of
a 2:1 honours degree (or equivalent) in music technology, sonic arts
or related discipline. This studentship should appeal to students
with a good understanding of acoustics, aural perception and some
experience of sound design, as well as having a strong interest in
pervasive computing and locative media.

To find out more, contact:

Dr. Pedro Rebelo

Sonic Arts Research Centre

Tel: +44 (0)28 9097 5406

Fax: +44 (0)28 9097 4828

email: P.Rebelo@qub.ac.uk

To apply, please send your CV and a cover letter, in electronic form
to: k.shilliday@qub.ac.uk

You will also need to complete and submit the Admissions Application
Form which can be downloaded from:
http://www.qub.ac.uk/directorates/AcademicStudentAffairs/
AdmissionsOffice/FileStore/Filetoupload,26009,en.pdf

The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 21st July 2006.

http://www.sarc.qub.ac.uk

___________

Christopher McClelland
Research Assistant / PhD Candidate
Queens University of Belfast
Belfast BT7 1NN
c.mcclelland@qub.ac.uk


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