Start searching for
your dream scholarship!

_________

Oppertunity

_________

Scholarship

Swansea University Computer Science Scholarship

Degree:

Doctorate,

Deadline:

2022-10-14

Type:

Fully Funded

Country:

United Kingdom

Gender:

Male, Female

Language of instruction:

English
Fields
Eligible Countries

All Countries,

Description

Project Description

Dynamic data sets where each element of the data has its own individual timestamp have 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 of 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, they will explore methods that are able to draw the dynamic graph on demand in the space-time cube steered by the user.

Requirements
6.5

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).

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 is open to candidates of any nationality. Please note, there is an International quota for all UKRI-funded scholarships. If the quota has been reached by the closing date, please note you may no longer be eligible for this scholarship. 

NB: If you are holding a non-UK degree, please see Swansea University degree comparisons to find out if you meet the eligibility. 

If you have any questions regarding your academic or fee eligibility based on the above, please email pgrscholarships@swansea.ac.uk with the web link to the scholarship(s) you are interested in.

Benefits

  • 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

To apply, please complete your application online with the following information:

  • Course choice – please select Computer Science / PhD / Full-time / 3 Year / January

    In the event you have already applied for the above programme previously, the application system may issue a warning notice and prevent application, in this event, please email pgrscholarships@swansea.ac.uk where staff will be happy to assist you in submitting your application.

  • Start year – please select 2023
  • Funding (page 8) –

‘Are you funding your studies yourself?’ – please select No

‘Name of Individual or organisation providing funds for study’ – please enter ‘RS151 - PhD Comp Sci''

*It is the responsibility of the applicant to list the above information accurately when applying, please note that applications received without the above information listed will not be considered for the scholarship award.

One application is required per individual Swansea University-led research scholarship award; applications cannot be considered listing multiple Swansea University-led research scholarship awards.

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)
  • CV
  • Degree certificates and transcripts (if you are currently studying for a degree, screenshots of your grades to date are sufficient)
  • A cover letter includes a ‘Supplementary Personal Statement’ to explain why the position matches your skills and experience and how you choose to develop the project.
  • Two references (academic or previous employer) on the headed paper or using the Swansea University reference form. Please note that they 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 requirements (if applicable).
  • Copy of UK resident visa (if applicable)

Informal enquiries are welcome, please contact Dr Daniel Archambault (d.w.archambault@swansea.ac.uk).

*External Partner Application Data Sharing – Please note that as part of the scholarship application selection process, application data sharing may occur with external partners outside of the University, when joint/co-funding of a scholarship project is applicable.

Share

Swansea University

Swansea University is a public research university located in SwanseaWales, 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 on 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 the number of students. It currently offers about 330 undergraduate courses and 120 post-graduate courses to 20,375 undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Founded:

1920

Industry:

Education

Country:

United Kingdom

City:

Swansea

Website:

http://swansea.ac.uk/


_________

Scholarship

_________

Similar Scholarship

British Council Scotland SGSAH EARTH Scholarships 2023


Baobab Digital Innovation Scholarship


IST-BRIDGE: International Postdoctoral Program


Asian Development Bank - Japan Scholarship Program