Swansea University is pleased to announce a fully funded EPSRC DTP Computer Science PhD scholarship to international students. The scholarship covers the full cost of tuition fees and an annual stipend of £16,062.
Why study at Swansea University
Swansea University is a public research university located in Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom. It was chartered as University College of Swansea in 1920, as the fourth college of the University of Wales. In 1996, it changed its name to the University of Wales Swansea following structural changes within the University of Wales. The title of Swansea University was formally adopted on 1 September 2007 when the University of Wales became a non-membership confederal institution and the former members became universities in their own right.
Swansea University has 8 colleges spread across its two campuses which are located on the coastline of Swansea Bay. The Singleton Park Campus is set in the grounds of Singleton Park to the west of Swansea city centre. The £450 million Bay Campus, which opened in September 2015, is located adjacent to Jersey Marine Beach to the east of Swansea city centre which is in the Neath Port Talbot Area.
It is the third largest university in Wales in terms of number of students. It currently offers about 330 undergraduate courses and 120 post-graduate courses to 20,375 undergraduate and postgraduate students.
Fully funded EPSRC DTP Computer Science PhD scholarship
Dynamic data sets where each element of the data has its own individual timestamp has become more prevalent. Algorithms for drawing temporal networks within the space-time cube (2D + t) have been devised to allow dynamic graphs to be visualised in an event-based way. However, three-dimensional representations of non-spatial information are difficult to navigate. Therefore, interactive systems are necessary to fully understand the graph structure and how it evolves over time.
The student will investigate perceptually effective ways for dividing and visualising the space-time cube. The project will start by visualising the contents of this space-time cube with an embedded network drawn with an event-based dynamic graph drawing algorithm. The visualisation methods in this case will focus on visualising the already present structure within the drawing which takes into account both spatial position and time simultaneously. Then, we will explore methods that are able to draw the dynamic graph on demand in the space time cube steered by the user.
Scholarship Sponsor(s): Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) DTP
Host Institution(s): Swansea University, UK
Scholarship Worth: full cost of tuition fees and an annual stipend of £16,062
Number of Awards: Several
Study Level: PHD
Nationality: International Students
Deadline : Closing date: 14 October 2022
Eligibility | Fully funded EPSRC DTP Computer Science PhD scholarship
- Candidates must normally hold an undergraduate degree at 2.1 level in Computer Science, Mathematics or a closely related discipline, or an appropriate master’s degree with a minimum overall grade at ‘Merit’ (or Non-UK equivalent as defined by Swansea University). See – Country-specific Information for European Applicants 2019 and Country-specific Information for International Applicants 2019.
- English Language requirements: If applicable – IELTS 6.5 overall (with no individual component below 6.0) or Swansea recognised equivalent. Details on the Swansea University English Language entry policy can be found here.
- This scholarship covers the full cost of tuition fees and an annual stipend of £16,062.
- Additional research expenses will also be available.
How to Apply
You must apply through online application portal for the Fully funded EPSRC DTP Computer Science PhD scholarship
As part of your online application, you MUST upload the following documents (please do not send these via email):
- Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Monitoring Form (online form)
- Degree certificates and transcripts (if you are currently studying for a degree, screenshots of your grades to date are sufficient)
- A cover letter including a ‘Supplementary Personal Statement’ to explain why the position particularly matches your skills and experience and how you choose to develop the project.
- Two references (academic or previous employer) on headed paper or using the Swansea University reference form. Please note that we are not able to accept references received citing private email accounts, e.g. Hotmail. Referees should cite their employment email address for verification of reference.
- Evidence of meeting English Language requirement (if applicable).
- Copy of UK resident visa (if applicable)