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Studentships offered as part of the Gamification to Increase Physical Activity project

The Research Group on Development of Intelligent Environments is developing Gamification solutions supported by GLL and as part of that are offering three studentships suitable for UK/EU students.

These grants are for :

  •  Master by Research (one year, full time) on a Gamification app for people with Special Needs
  •  PhD (three years, full time) on improving strategies and producing Gamification technology to attract and retain more people into phsyical activities
  •  PhD (three years, full time) on improving visual resources and using them to benefit current and future Gamification technology

Funding: for the Master by Research project the grant covers only the study fees for UK/EU students. For the two PhD grants it covers the study fees for UK/EU students and a monthly stipend of £1,000 for living expenses.

Deadline to submit your application: Monday 10th of June at 1 PM.

Contact for enquiries: Professor Juan Carlos Augusto, Head of the Research Group j.augusto@mdx.ac.uk

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Two positions available on recently awarded EU projects

The department has two research positions available:

  1. Research Assistant on the EU project SUCCESS: https://jobs.mdx.ac.uk/vacancy.aspx?ref=SCT194 (deadline 03/08/2017). Please contact Florian Kammueller for more information.
  2. Research Fellow on the EU project DREAMS4CARS: https://jobs.mdx.ac.uk/vacancy.aspx?ref=SCT196 (deadline 20/08/2017). Please contact David Windridge for more information.

 

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Fully funded PhD position in History and Philosophy of Computing

The Department of Computer Science at Middlesex University, together with the LEO Computers Society are looking for a PhD Candidate for a research project in the area of History and Philosophy of Computing. This will incorporate research into the objectives, design, construction and market penetration of the LEO I, II and III computers, developed by the catering firm J. Lyons and Co., and its subsidiary LEO Computers Limited – subsequently incorporated in different companies (English Electric LEO, English Electric Leo Marconi, ICL, Standard Telephones and Cables and finally Fujitsu).

Further details and instructions on how to apply available at:

http://www.mdx.ac.uk/courses/postgraduate-research-degrees/research-studentships/david-tresman-caminer-studentship-for-the-history-of-computing

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Research Fellow position in Modelling Tools

A 36-month fellowship position is available to work on the XMF/XModeler toolset. The post is  in collaboration with the Department of Information Systems and Enterprise Modelling at the University of Duisburg-Essen in Germany.

More information can be found here: http://www.mdx.ac.uk/__data/assets/pdf_file/0019/207145/SCT92.pdf

Please contact Prof. Tony Clark if you wish to discuss the post in further detail.

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Post-doc position available on POSEIDON Project

This position relates to EU-funded project on PersOnalized Smart Environments to increase Inclusion of people with DOwn’s SyNdrome (POSEIDON) which is hosted by the Research Group on Development of Intelligent Environments within the School of Science and Technology at Middlesex University (London).

The candidate will undertake a range of research tasks as a key member of the POSEIDON project research team. The POSEIDON project is a multi-disciplinary project which focuses on the creation of an intelligent environment to support inclusion of people with Down’s Syndrome. One of the important contributions from our team is in helping to create a mixed reality environment to support education and training of people with Down’s syndrome at home, at school and at work. Our contribution in this area will require expertise in areas like Human-Computer Interaction, Virtual Reality, or Mixed Reality. The post will be located in the School of Science and Technology at Middlesex University’s Hendon campus in London, and will be a member of the Research Group on Development of Intelligent Environments.

We are looking for enthusiastic professionals with experience in and a passion for research. Especially of interest for this post will be those with experience in Intelligent Environments, and more specifically in areas like Human-Computer Interaction, Virtual Reality, and Mixed Reality.

We expect candidates to have been involved in research activities including a track record of high quality publications. Also desirable is to be able to provide evidence to have contributed to obtaining research funds.

For informal enquiries please write to: Dr. Juan Carlos Augusto (j.augusto@mdx.ac.uk) Head of the Research Group on Development of Intelligent Environments