PhD Studentship

Fully-funded PhD position in Human Centred Computing Research Group, King's College London (UK/EU students only)

A fully funded PhD position is available in the Human Centred Computing Research Group, Department of Informatics, King's College London, UK. The position is in the areas of information visualization and visual analytics.

For more information about the funding: https://www.kcl.ac.uk/nms/depts/informatics/study/mphilphd/funding


Deadline: 27 June 2019

Starting date: September/October 2019

Research Project:

This project will make use of the British Library's Digitized Manuscripts in tracing the movements of manuscripts including translations and transcriptions. The project will apply a visual analytics approach for creating timelines of manuscripts as they move from cities to cities and change ownerships. Part of this project will also examine the "errors" and "variants" contained inside manuscripts' translations and transcriptions using integrated techniques such as text alignment and visualization for scholarly analysis.

Research questions:

Partners: British Library, KCL-Digital Humanities (ongoing discussion)

Which hub does it relate to, and which particular topics within that hub?

Urban Living – Social interaction and changes.


How to Apply

Please contact Dr Alfie Abdul-Rahman (alfie.abdulrahman'@'kcl.ac.uk) with your CV to discuss your application.

To submit a formal application please follow the steps at https://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/apply/research-courses.aspx.

You MUST:

Please upload all the relevant documentation, including a CV, a personal statement (max. 1 page), a research proposal (max. 2 pages), transcripts of your previous qualifications, two academic references and any English language qualification that you have (if your first language is not English).