PhD: 4 Scholarships at Goldsmiths, Essex and York, UK

PhD scholarships available at Goldsmiths, Essex & York : IGGI network, deadline: January 31st, 2016 If you are interested in doing your PhD on gamification, playful design, motivational design, or something games and play-related, please apply.

The network of Goldsmiths, Essex and York and is supported by UK’s EPSRC
focuses on R&D linking computer games with A.I. and announces up to 4 positions available.

At Goldsmiths, Machine vision works that relates to games includes:

  • movement computing (in relation to gestures, dance, sports, robotics, creative activities (art, music))
  • machine and deep learning: e.g. for the management and design of graphical assets
  • procedural genesis (e.g. of cities, characters)
  • scientific visualisation, gamification and crowd sourcing
  • gamification, playful design, motivational design, or something games and play-related

all of which research areas intersect with image and video analysis/understanding.

IGGI is now accepting applications for PhD studentships starting in October 2016, which entails

  • a stipend that covers tuition and living allowance
  • collaboration opportunities with 50+ game-related researchers and dozens of other PhD students at the three universities
  • training in game design, game development, and research
  • two industry placements and collaboration opportunities with one of over 60 industrial partners in games

End of January.

Scholarships support fees and living wage for UK citizens and residents.
Other EU and abroad candidates may receive a fee waiver.

PhD program includes a pair of internships in industry (games or AI related).

List of supervisors (and their favoured research topics):

Applicants will need to upload a good CV, a research proposal, references and other details. http://www.iggi.org.uk/apply/

Prof. Frederic Fol Leymarie
Goldsmiths Computing

Sebastian Deterding
Digital Creativity Lab, York University

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