ARM-ECS iCase PhD Studentship1st October 2014
The ARM-ECS Research Centre at the University of Southampton is offering a 3.5 year fully-funded PhD Studentship. The PhD student will be based in ARM, Cambridge, and supervised by researchers at both ARM and the University of Southampton. Interested candidates must be available to start their studies no later than 01 October 2015. Applications must be received by the end of June 2015; however, you are encouraged to apply early, as we will award the scholarship as soon as a suitable candidate has been found).
Southampton's ARM-ECS Research Centre
Candidates with an excellent qualification in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electronics or a related discipline are encouraged to apply. You are encouraged in the first instance to send me your CV and a short (1-page max) description of your academic achievements, expertise and interests in the design and engineering of embedded systems. The proposed topic is Modelling and Design of Energy-Efficient Consumer and Enterprise Systems, but candidates who are intelligent, enthusiastic and have an interest in embedded systems are encouraged to apply.
The 3.5yr studentship offered include tuitions fees (UK and EU students) and provides an annual tax-free stipend of at least £17000 pa to cover living costs (EU students may be eligible, see the eligibility rules).
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Best Presentation Award at SenseCam 20124th April 2012
Our presentation entitled "DejaView: help with memory, when you need it" was awarded the best presentation prize at the SenseCam 2012 Symposium. The prize was awarded by Steve Hodges from Microsoft Research.
Abstract: Promising findings in the use of wearable memory aids such as SenseCam have been widely reported. However, to date, there has been relatively little consideration of the potential for offering memory help in real-time during daily living. Such assistance, in the form of proactiv... [more]
Davide Wins Faculty 3-Minute-Thesis Competition4th March 2015
Congratulations go to Davide Zilli, who won first-place at the Faculty round of the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition. He competed against 9 other excellent candidates. He now goes forward to the University-round of the competition in early-May.
His talk, titled 'Monitoring endangered wildlife with Smartphones,' was on the topic of his PhD research, investigating the use of bioacoustics for smartphone-powered citizen science. In particular, the New Forest Cicada is the only cicada native ... [more]