EPSRC Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) Awards in Computer Science

PhD Studentship

EPSRC Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) Awards in Computer Science

PhD Studentship

EPSRC Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) Awards in Computer Science

Closing date 31st October 2019; contact me at thomas.pasquier@bristol.ac.uk

Overview

Up to 6 fully funded EPSRC Doctoral Training Partnership awards are available for PhD candidates in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Bristol on any topic that fits with the research interests of academic staff. The Department of Computer Science at the University of Bristol is an international centre of excellence in the foundations and applications of computing. Staff in the Department carry out internationally leading research in intelligent systems, digital media, foundations, personal systems, and architecture and design.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must hold/achieve a minimum of an upper second-class honours degree (or international equivalent) in computer science or a related subject.

Scholarship

The scholarship covers full UK/EU (EU applicants who have been resident in the UK for 3 years prior to 1st September 2019) PhD tuition fees and a tax-free stipend at the current RCUK rate (£14,777 in 201819; £15,009 in 201920)). EU nationals resident in the EU may also apply but will only qualify for PhD tuition fees.

How to Apply

Prospective applicants should initially contact a member of academic staff to discuss their research interests before writing a 1-2 page research proposal. Only applications that have the support of a prospective supervisor will be considered for a DTP award.

Applicants should start an application Postgraduate Study through the University of Bristol system: (http://www.bristol.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/apply/). They should select “Postgraduate Research” as the type of study.

Once a profile has been created, log in via the link sent to your email, start an application and fill out details under each heading. Please ensure that you select “Computer Science (PhD)” under “Which programme are you applying to”. Please upload a research proposal under “research statement” and include a personal statement and CV.

Bristol Cyber Security Group

The University of Bristol Cyber Security Group is part of the Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research (ACE-CSR) at Bristol. The group’s research focuses on three over-arching but interlinked strands: security of cyber-physical infrastructures, software security and human behaviours.

General Enquiries

For academic enquiries, please email Dr Oliver Ray (csxor@bristol.ac.uk) Departmental Postgraduate Director, or Dr Paul Marshall (p.marshall@bristol.ac.uk), School Postgraduate Director

For enquiries on the application process, please email sceem-pgr-admissions@bristol.ac.uk

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Thomas Pasquier
Lecturer (Assistant Professor)

My research interests include Digital Provenance, Operating Systems, Distributed Systems, Data Protection and Privacy, Internet of Things and Intrusion Detection.