PhD Positions at Knowledge Media Institute

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

The Open University is incorporated by Royal Charter (RC 000391), an exempt charity in England & Wales and a charity registered in Scotland (SC 038302).

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