EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Enhancing Human Interactions and Collaborations with Data and Intelligence Driven Systems – Call for Applications for 4-year Funded Research Studentships
We are looking for people who are committed to changing the world via world-class research that focuses on amplifying human capabilities through the use of data-driven and intelligence enabled systems. The programme spans 4 years and includes an integrated Masters.
Working alongside a rich and diverse set of industrial, public and third sector partners – including Facebook, Tata Steel, Ordnance Survey, Microsoft Research, Starling Bank, NHS and Siemens – successful candidates will use a people-first approach to drive exciting, adventurous and impactful scientific breakthroughs.
This Centre, funded by the UK’s Premier Science and Engineering body, EPSRC, is housed in the £32.5M state-of-the-art Computational Foundry at Swansea University. Members of our Centre will be nurtured by multidisciplinary supervisors who are globally leading research agendas in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Management, Medicine and Social Care and Law.
Candidates should have an aptitude and ability in computational thinking and methods including the ability to write software or enthusiasm to learn how to do so. While such aptitude might be evidenced by a degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or Engineering, we are building a community that aspires to have a high degree of diversity of perspective. So, if you have a background in the Arts and Humanities; Social Sciences; Law; Management etc then please be encouraged to apply. The minimum entry requirement is a 2.1 undergraduate degree. For non-native English language speakers an IELTS average score of 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in any element is required.
For future AI and big data technologies to serve society and the economy effectively, they will need to be created and critiqued by a diverse and wide set of perspectives as possible: we welcome applications from anyone who feels they can help in the mission of the Centre.
We have 12 fully funded places for UK/Home and International Applications (fees plus maintenance stipend set at the UKRI rate, currently £15,609 per annum for 2021/22 for full-time students, updated each year). Places are also available for those in receipt of four-year external funding.
There is an annual call for applications, please check our website for details (people-first.best).
For an informal discussion about your application, please contact the Centre Director, Professor Matt Jones (Director-Enhance-CDT@swansea.ac.uk).