School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering

Scholarships and funding

Supporting your study

We offer many funding opportunities to support both undergraduate and postgraduate students, including a broad range of University of Essex scholarships and studentships.

Scholarships

Our range of scholarships and bursaries to support talented students ensures that we remain accessible to all with the potential to succeed, regardless of financial circumstances.

Alternatively search our scholarship finder to see the funding we have for you.

PhD Studentships

Studentships are available through the School, and through the Faculty of Science and Health (both listed below).

Current studentships

Faculty studentship: Text analytics with deep learning for predicting dynamic economic systems

The goal of the PhD studentship is to develop novel text analytics methods based on modern Deep Neural Networks. The novel text analytics methods will be applied to better understand and analyse the complexity of real-world activities and dynamics in socio-economic systems such as stock markets, health care services, innovation processes and others.

Lead department: School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (in collaboration with the Department of Mathematical Sciences)

Closing date: 21 May 2019

 

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Faculty studentship: Demand scheduling and emission control in e-fulfilment

This project aims to bringing together revenue management (demand scheduling) and vehicle routing models to minimize emission by means of giving incentives to encourage customers to choose least emission time windows. It will also provide resolutions on the efficient usage of electric fleets in grocery delivery.

Lead department: Department of Mathematical Sciences (in collaboration with the School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering)

Closing date: 24 May 2019


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Faculty studentship: Privacy-assuring signal processing for the release of healthcare data

This project is concerned with issues around data privacy in relation to the sharing of healthcare patient information/signal.

Lead department: School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (in collaboration with the School of Health and Social Care).

Closing date: 31 May 2019


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Faculty studentship: Wearable sensor-based rehabilitation exercise assessment platform for use in stroke rehabilitation

The main motivation of this project is the need for an effective post-stroke rehabilitation system that provides provide 24/7 assistance to stroke survivors as well as healthcare providers at home or in hospital environments.

Lead department: School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (in collaboration with the School of Sport, Rehabilitation and Exercise Sciences).

Closing date: 31 May 2019


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Faculty studentship: Flexible networking and computing architecture for health applications

This funded PhD studentship will address the design and development of a novel, flexible and intelligent Edge/Cloud networking solutions for smart sport and health applications.

Lead department: School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (in collaboration with the School of Sport, Rehabilitation and Exercise Sciences).

Closing date: 7 June 2019


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Departmental studentship: Developing novel AI techniques to mobile network coverage

This funded PhD studentship will develop a range of AI techniques, systems and models to improve mobile network coverage.

Department: School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering 

Closing date: 14 June 2019


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Departmental studentship: Digital twins for intelligent asset monitoring and advanced simulation

The PhD project aims to investigate the applications of digital twins to support BT business operating models, focusing on advanced simulation (e.g. smart building/assets simulation), operation and data analysis.

Department: School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering 

Closing date: 14 June 2019


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How to apply - PhD studentships

You should apply via the Essex postgraduate applications portal, ideally making contact with potential PhD supervisors before applying. For CSEE you are also required to submit the School's application form, which can be downloaded through the link in the studentship document.

You can also find out more about our current areas of research on our staff profiles.

Questions and queries about the studentships should be sent to the CSEE School Office (csee-schooloffice@essex.ac.uk).

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