Studentship: SARC + HP

    Jun 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 - 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
    ( 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
    To apply, please send your CV and a cover letter, in electronic form
    You will also need to complete and submit the Admissions Application
    Form which can be downloaded from:
    The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 21st July 2006.
    Christopher McClelland
    Research Assistant / PhD Candidate
    Queens University of Belfast
    Belfast BT7 1NN