PhD Studentship in Large Scale Analysis of Forensic Data

Applicants from any nationality are invited for a fully funded PhD studentship on large scale analysis of forensic data for event-based representation and discovery.

The aim of this studentship is to study is to pursue a PhD degree by conducting research on a topic related to knowledge representation, reasoning to quantify uncertainty through fuzzy analysis, extraction of data patterns and anomalies and knowledge visualization to assist forensic analysis. The studentship involves a close collaboration with industrial players and other academic institutions across Europe, as well as, Scotland Yard in London.

Candidates should have a First Class Honours or a good 2.1 degree in Mathematics, Electronic Engineering, Physics or Computer Science and have excellent computer programming skills. Experience with image or video processing techniques is also desirable.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Prof. Ebroul Izquierdo at  

To apply please follow the on-line process (see the apply button below) by selecting “Electronic Engineering” in the “A-Z list of research opportunities” and following the instructions on the right hand side of the web page. 

Details about the school can be found at

Funding Notes: The scholarship will cover all study fees and a living stipend for three years. The stipend is in the range £15,600 per annum plus a travel fund for attending collaborative meetings and international conferences.

The closing date for the applications is 31 January 2014.

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Interviews are expected to take place during February 2014.

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