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Dear OWSD Africa Network,

We would like to inform you that the Call for Applications is now open for the 2020 Dorcas Muthoni PhD Fellowship offered by the Department of Information and Communication Technologies (DTIC) at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, Spain.

This fellowship is for African women who are interested in pursuing a PhD in ICT-related fields. It is a 3-year fellowship with the possibility of a 1-year extension.

The fellowship includes a predoctoral research contract covered by the Department, as well as a Eur 2000 start-up fund.

One fellowship is available, starting in October-November 2020.

Eligible fields

Students will pursue doctoral studies in one of the following research areas:

Cognition, Computation and Robotics, Artificial Intelligence and Theoretical Computer Science, Natural Language Processing, Ubiquitous Computing, Information Retrieval and Data Mining, Cognitive Multimedia Technologies, Image Processing and Computer Vision, Image Processing for Enhanced Cinematography, Sound and Music Computing, Human-Computer Interaction, Graphics and Educational Technologies, Network Technologies and Strategies, Wireless Communications, Information Theory and Coding, Computational Neuroscience, Instrumentation and Biomedical Electronics, Computational Imaging and Computational Physiology, Analysis of Biomedical Data and Non-Linear Signal Analysis.

How to apply

All application guidelines and the application form are available from https://www.upf.edu/web/etic/predoctoral-research-contracts

Questions may be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Deadline

The deadline for applications for this fellowship is June 4, 2020.