Monday, February 6, 2017

Fwd: Fully Funded PHD Studentships - Open University UK

The School of Computing and Communications at the Open University (UK)
invites applications for a full-time PhD studentship starting in
October 2017. Studentships are for three years full time study, and
cover tuition fees and a stipend of approx. £14K

The following topics are suitable, but you are welcome to propose a
project in any area of music computing.

Musical Contrast (and Similarity)
Music and Emotion
Music and Narrative
Computational Creativity
Computational Musicology
Deep Learning for Music
Musical Pattern Discovery
Statistical Music Generation
Music for Computer Games
Collaborative Music Environments
Musical Tabletops
MIR in Creative Settings

A separate topic that might be of interest, and draw on some of the
same themes and technologies, is the use of ubiquitous technology in
group conflict resolution.

If interested, please contact me (Dr Robin Laney: robin.laney @ for an informal discussion and advice on constructing a
proposal early, as a polished proposal will be needed.

Applications from part-time candidates also welcome.

For further details of how to apply, please visit:

Closing date: 10 March

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