International Scholarships

Wednesday, September 26, 2007

[England] University of Teesside Research Doctoral Scholarships

The University of Teesside is offering 12 full-time Research Doctoral Scholarships across a broad range of subject areas including: computing, social science, health sciences, engineering and history.The scholarships are aligned to key areas of research strength within the Institute of Digital Innovation, the Institute for Health Sciences and Social Care, the Institute for Innovation & Development in Engineering and Science and the Centre for Regional and Local Historical Research. The awards will be for a period of three years and include fees (home/EU or international rate) and an annual stipend of £12,600. Successful applicants should be in a position to take up the scholarships in January 2008 or shortly thereafter.

The following projects have been awarded scholarships:

Research theme:Entertainment computing

1. Security in distributed, multi-user games
2. A new development and deployment paradigm for pervasive multi-user games

Informal enquiries for projects 1 and 2 to Professor Marc Cavazza, email:

Research theme: Web integration in Social Context

3. Gender, older people and Web 2.0 connections
4. Framework, models and tools for Web 2.0 development involving older users

Informal enquiries for projects 3 and 4 to Professor Eileen Green,
email: and

Research theme: The assessment of food intake

5. The association between weight status, dietary intake, physical activity levels and mental well-being and performance in school children
6. Assessment of fluoride intake
7. An assessment of practices and attitudes related to food intake, physical activity and weight gain during pregnancy

Informal enquiries for projects 5, 6 and 7 to Professor Carolyn
Summerbell, email:

Research theme: Sustainable technologies

8. Biotechnological approaches for processing of electronic materials and devices
9. Biomass digestion and exploitation
10. Advanced catalysis for the conversion of biomass-derived "syngas" to fuels and chemicals
11. Miniaturised bioreactor with downstream processing

Informal enquiries for projects 8, 9, 10 and 11 to Professor Zulf
Ali, email:

Research theme:Regional cultures

12. Landscape and regional cultures: elite building in North-Eastern England, 1500-1700

Informal enquiries for project 12 to Dr Diana Newton, email:

Research Doctoral Scholarships applicants should have at least an upper second class honours degree or equivalent qualification and ideally a postgraduate qualification. The minimum English language entry level is IELTS 6.5 with no grade below 6.0 or equivalent.

To apply for a scholarship please contact the Graduate Research School for an application form: University of Teesside Research Doctoral Scholarships, Graduate Research School, University of
Teesside, Middlesbrough, Tees Valley, TS1 3BA UK Email: or tel: +44 (0)164 2738033

Closing date: 19 October 2007

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