[Elsnet-list] FW: Doctoral Program in Information Science and Technology-University of Coimbra

Nuno Seco nseco at dei.uc.pt
Mon Jul 17 14:16:17 CEST 2006


The Department of Informatics Engineering of the University of Coimbra (Portugal) is offering scholarships for its new PhD program. Some of the PhD proposals are NLP related, and may be of interest to some members of this list. For details please follow the links below.

Cheers,

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Nuno Seco

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> 
> My apologies for cross-posting.
> 
> The Department of Informatics Engineering of the University of Coimbra,
> Portugal ( <http://www.dei.uc.pt/> http://www.dei.uc.pt) has created a new
> PhD Program in Information Science and Technology, with the duration of
> three years, including a first year where the student must complete a set
> of
> four courses and write a thesis proposal. The initial courses and the
> thesis
> proposal will grant the student 60 ECTS.
> After that, research work will be carried out in one of the nine groups of
> the research centre hosted at the department ( <http://cisuc.dei.uc.pt/>
> http://cisuc.dei.uc.pt) under the supervision of a Department member in
> order to write the Doctoral dissertation. The Department is offering 9 PhD
> scholarships for the year 2006/2007 for top students that join the
> doctoral
> program. This includes a monthly  allowance of €980, plus security
> insurance
> and tuition. Students which are granted scholarships are expected to
> perform
> 6 hours of weekly teaching assistance at the undergraduate level. The
> scholarships are non-renewable but further funding may be available for
> outperforming students, either from on-going projects or directly from the
> Portuguese government.
> 
> - Dependable Systems
> 
> - Computer Science
> 
> - Artificial Intelligence: Foundations and Applications
> 
> - Simulation and Information Technologies in Education and Training
> 
> - Adaptive Computation
> 
> - Communications and Telematics
> 
> - Databases
> 
> - Information Systems
> 
> - Evolutionary and Complex Systems
> 
> In this context, 63 specific research topics have been proposed, as
> described in
> 
> 
> <https://www.dei.uc.pt/weboncampus/genericpagefiles/LIST_OF_PhD_PROPOSALS.
> pd
> f>
> https://www.dei.uc.pt/weboncampus/genericpagefiles/LIST_OF_PhD_PROPOSALS.p
> df
> .
> 
> Application dates:
> 
> First phase: 3rd July until 21st July
> 
> Second phase: 1st September until 11th September
> 
> For more information refer to:
> 
>  <http://phd.dei.uc.pt/> http://phd.dei.uc.pt
> 
>  <http://cisuc.dei.uc.pt/> http://cisuc.dei.uc.pt/
> 
> Or write to: info-phd at dei.uc.pt
> 
> 
> -------------------------------------------------
> Diana Vieira
> divieira at dei.uc.pt
> www.cisuc.uc.pt <http://www.cisuc.uc.pt/>
> Centro de Informática e Sistemas
> da Universidade de Coimbra
> Gabinete de Apoio ao CISUC (D 1.12)
> Departamento de Engenharia Informática
> 
> 



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