UCD School of Information and Library Studies (SILS) UCD School of Computer Science and Informatics (CSI)
Applications are invited for one PhD scholarship (3 years) and one MSc scholarship (2 years). To commence September 1st 2007.
Project Title: OJAX++: A Next-Generation Collaborative Research Tool
Funding Agency: Science Foundation Ireland
The aim of the proposed research is to investigate how concepts from the Social Web and recommender technology can be applied to the research environment in order to facilitate dynamic collaboration and the sharing of ideas among researchers. It will be illustrated via the creation of
OJAX++, a next-generation collaborative research tool, using Web 2.0
technologies such as Web Services, Ajax, collaborative tagging and recommender functionality.
Topic: Social Web
â€¢ Honours degree (preferably first class or 2.1) in Computer Science or related field.
Stipend: â‚¬17,000 per annum (with increase in year 3) plus (EU) fees.
Contact: Dr Judith Wusteman, School of Information and Library Studies
UCD Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland.
Topic: Recommender technology
â€¢ Honours degree (preferably first class or 2.1) in Computer Science or a related field.
Stipend: â‚¬17,000 per annum, plus (EU) fees.
Contact: Dr Lorraine McGinty, School of Computer Science and Informatics UCD Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland.
For further project details: See
Dr Judith Wusteman
UCD School of Information and Library Studies
University College Dublin
Tel: +353 1 716 7612
Fax: +353 1 716 1161