[anet08banff] Fully funded PhD. Studentship
arenaud at bournemouth.ac.uk
Wed Sep 9 03:21:07 PDT 2009
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Fully Funded PhD Studentship: School Of Design, Engineering And
Computing, Bournemouth University, England.
The Creative Technology Research Group(CTRG) at the School of Design,
Engineering & Computing (DEC), Bournemouth University (BU), is pleased
to invite applications for a PhD studentship with full financial
The Studentship offers a maintenance grant of £13,400 per annum and
waiver of the full-time research student fee. The post will be awarded
on a full-time basis for a period of 36 months. The studentship will
focus on the area of Networked Music and Audio Interactions.
The discipline of Network music performance (NMP) allowing performers,
studio musicians and producers to connect over high-speed networks and
create audio and video content collaboratively is now a reality.
Software tools and strategies developed over the last few years have
led to various global events, projects and publications.
This has allowed the NMP research community to develop a new musical
paradigm known as network music, where music becomes network-centric
and cannot be performed outside of a networked situation. Based on
this groundwork, the need to develop and implement interactive
multimodal applications to further develop network music has never
Applicants will preferably have a good first degree (first or upper-
second class) and/or Masters degree in music technology or related
discipline such as computer science ; or a Bachelor degree with
equivalent research or industry working experience. The ideal
candidate will show an interest in developing novel multimodal tools
and strategies focusing on high-quality audio, networked audio
monitoring, visualization, synchronous interactions and high-quality
Candidates for the above must demonstrate outstanding qualities and be
motivated to complete a PhD in 3 years. All candidates must satisfy
the School's minimum doctoral entry criteria for studentships of: an
honours degree at Upper Second Class (2.1) and /or an appropriate
Masters degree. An IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 minimum is essential
for candidates for whom English is not their first language.
Please note that the studentship is available to international
For more information please contact Alain Renaud on arenaud at bournemouth.ac.uk
Closing date for applications is 9th October 09
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