[Sigmetrics] Several funded PhD positions at the Knowledge Media institute, UK

Petr.Knoth petr.knoth at open.ac.uk
Tue Mar 21 04:53:52 EDT 2017

Apologies for cross-posting.
Knowledge Media Institute (KMi) - http://kmi.open.ac.uk/ 

Stipend: £14,553 per year net plus fee bursary, Ref: 9668 

The Knowledge Media Institute (KMi) is a leading research centre associated with the Open University. Research in KMi focuses on web & data science, natural language processing, information retrieval, digital libraries, machine learning and their applications to solve real-world problems. One of the application areas of a particular interest is scholarly communication & Open Science.

We are currently offering fully-funded PhD studentships commencing in October 2017. Applications are invited from UK, EU and international students for full-time, 3-year study.
Deadlines for applications (with a fully developed research proposal): 10th April, 2017

Available topics:
-          Large-scale information extraction from unstructured textual resources - https://www.findaphd.com/search/ProjectDetails.aspx?PJID=76758&LID=3843
-          Discovering facts to support or refute claims - https://www.findaphd.com/search/ProjectDetails.aspx?PJID=76757&LID=3843
-          Identifying and predicting research & innovation by mining text - https://www.findaphd.com/search/ProjectDetails.aspx?PJID=76759&LID=3843
-          Reproducibility of text and data mining workflows - https://www.findaphd.com/search/ProjectDetails.aspx?PJID=84691&LID=3843
-          Large-scale real-time aggregation and synchronization of web & knowledge resources - https://www.findaphd.com/search/ProjectDetails.aspx?PJID=84692&LID=3843
-          Towards Effective Open Science Workflows - https://www.findaphd.com/search/ProjectDetails.aspx?PJID=84744&LID=3843
-          Investigating the impact of Open Science practices on scientific research - https://www.findaphd.com/search/ProjectDetails.aspx?PJID=84745&LID=3843

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