SICSA HCI: Doctoral Consortium

Date(s) - 11/06/2014
All Day

University of St Andrews

SICSA HCI Doctoral Consortium 2014

Following on from the success of the previous 2 years’ MMI Doctoral Consortium, we are running a similar event in conjunction with the SICSA PhD conference at St.Andrews University in 2014. The event is designed to help PhD students in the Human Computer Interaction theme to present their ideas and get feedback from experienced researchers in a friendly environment.

Please note the deadline for applications is May 24, 2014.

The SICSA HCI Doctoral Consortium (HCI is the Human Computer Interaction theme formerly known as Multimodal Interaction/ MMI) provides an opportunity for doctoral students in Scotland to explore and develop their research interests in a friendly workshop guided by experienced SICSA researchers. The Doctoral Consortium will allow you to present your ideas and get feedback from a panel of experienced PhD supervisors and researchers, and the other students attending. This is a great way to get feedback on your work in a friendly and helpful environment before you submit your thesis.
The Doctoral Consortium will be held in St Andrews on 11 June, the day after the 2014 SICSA PhD conference. SICSA doctoral consortium attendees will have the additional hotel night paid for by SICSA.

All doctoral students in Scottish universities who work in an area covered by SICSA HCI are eligible to apply. We encourage applications from PhD students in all years of study but particularly those in their second or third year. Please note that you must have the support of your supervisor in applying to participate in the doctoral consortium.
How to apply:
To apply, please send a single email with a subject heading of SICSA HCI DC to on or before May 24, 2013. The email should contain the following in .doc or .pdf format:
•A short CV (max 2 pages)
•A description of your research (max of two pages of A4, with a minimum font size of 10 pt). This should include the main hypotheses/ research questions under investigation, and a description either of results obtained so far or of results expected in the near future.
•A short letter of recommendation from your supervisor, explaining how you may benefit from the Doctoral Consortium.

Important dates:
•Deadline for application: May 24, 2013.
•Notification of acceptance: May 31, 2013.
•Date of SICSA MMI doctoral consortium: June 11, 2013.

Wendy Moncur, University of Dundee
Michael Smyth, Edinburgh Napier University
Nick Taylor, University of Dundee

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