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