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PhD Positions at Knowledge Media Institute

From: Enrico Motta <e.motta@open.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 16 May 2012 00:09:22 +0100
Message-ID: <4FB2E222.2030703@open.ac.uk>
To: semantic-web@w3.org
The Knowledge Media Institute (KMi) of the UK's Open University is home 
to internationally recognised researchers in semantic technologies, 
educational multimedia, collaboration technologies, artificial 
intelligence, cognitive science, and human-computer interaction. KMi 
offers students an intellectually challenging environment with 
exceptional research and computer facilities.

We are currently offering fully-funded studentships commencing October 
2012. Applications are invited from UK, EU and international students 
for full-time, 3-year study on the following PhD projects:

- Empowering Self-Regulated Learning within Personal Learning Environments
- Exploratory knowledge media analysis
- Learning analytics for learning power
- Lifestyle logs
- Linking nature to databases with your smartphone
- Opinion Diffusion Analysis in the Social Web
- Shared web-based representations to support learning
- Visual Exploration of Research Spaces
- Web data mining
- What makes a good picture?

All applicants must have a first or upper second class degree from a UK 
university or the overseas equivalent and ideally a relevant Masters 
degree. Unless from a majority English-speaking country, non-EEA 
applicants will require an IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6 in 
each element of Listening, Reading, Speaking and Writing. IELTS 
Certificates are valid for a period of 2-years. All applications are 
assessed as to their quality, the fit with The Open University research 
priorities and the availability of supervisors in the relevant field.

Deadline: 7th June 2012

Further information can be found at 
http://kmi.open.ac.uk/studentships/vacancies.php

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