Possible PhD topics in ILCC

Possible PhD topics suggested by members of staff in ILCC, categorised by area.

These topics are meant to give PhD applicants an idea of the scope of the work in the Institute.

As part of a PhD application, applicants have to submit a PhD proposal, which can be based on one of the topics on the following pages (but the proposal needs to be much more detailed). Of course applicants can also suggest their own topic. In both cases, they should contact the potential supervisor before submitting an application.

Note that there is no specific funding attached to any of the suggested topics; however, the School of Informatics offers a range of scholarships for PhD students.

A number of grant-funded PhD studentships are also available.

Natural Language Processing and Computational Linguistics

A list of potential topics for PhD students in the area of Language Processing.

Spoken Language Processing

A list of potential topics for PhD students in the area of Speech Processing.

Dialogue and Multimodal Interaction

A list of potential topics for PhD students in the area of Dialogue and Multimodal Interaction.

Information Extraction, Retrieval and Presentation

A list of potential topics for PhD students in the area of Information Extraction, Retrieval and Presentation.

Computational Theories of Human Cognition

A list of potential topics for PhD students in the area of Computational Theories of Human Cognition.

Educational and Assistive Technology

A list of potential topics for PhD students in the area of Educational and Assistive Technology.

Design Informatics and Human Computer Interaction

A list of potential topics for PhD students in the area of Design Informatics and Human Computer Interaction.

Action and Decision Making

A list of potential topics for PhD students in the area of Action and Decision Making.

Web Science

A list of potential topics for PhD students in the area of Web Science.