6 research grants available for prospective PhD students

6 research grants available for prospective PhD students

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The research group on Human-Digital Systems announces its 2011 International Recruitment Program for PhD students.

This call is open to outstanding candidates seeking to undertake a PhD program in 2011 in any of the research areas of the group. Successful applicants will work under the supervision of a group researcher who is affiliated to one of the Doctoral Programs at University of Minho and will be offered a grant within one of our research projects. We have a total of6 grants to be allocated in the topics of */Pervasive and Mobile Systems/*/, *Mobile Payment Systems*, *Human-Computer Interaction* and *Intelligent Transportation Systems*/*.*

This recruitment program offers prospective PhD students assistance with the preparation of the PhD process, including PhD applications and applications for funding. Moreover, successful candidates will have the opportunity to experience research work at the highest international level as well as the possibility to build up a CV that improves student chances of getting external funding for continuing their PhD studies. We seek candidates with a good MSc degree in one of the areas of Informatics Engineering, Communications Engineering, Ubiquitous Computing, Human Computer Interaction or equivalent.

The program will be running between March and September 2011. There will be open positions until the end of the application period, in September 2011, but some of them may be filled as soon as we find appropriate candidates and, therefore, applicants are encouraged to submit as soon as possible.

For more information about the application process and the research opportunities please visit the call web page:


Human-Digital Systems is a multidisciplinary research initiative addressing the interplay between people and information technology. The team combines the technological competences needed for developing ubiquitous computing technologies with the creative and interaction design competences needed to generate new and engaging experiences from the possibilities offered by the technology. Our multidisciplinary team encompasses a broad range of scientific contributions, including computer networks, distributed systems, software engineering, machine learning, interaction design and digital arts. The group is involved in a broad range of new and exciting research projects in its various research areas and is seeking to expand its team. Further information about our research and specific projects can be found in the following web pages:
- www.humandigitalsystems.org
- humandigitalsystems.wordpress.com
- facebook: humandigitalsystems