UCD Web2.0ish Post-grad Opportunities!

30th of April 2007 by admin

Post-Graduate Scholarships
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

Project Details:
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.

PhD studentship:
Topic: Social Web
Requirements:
• Honours degree (preferably first class or 2.1) in Computer Science or related field.
• Or honours degree (preferably first class or 2.1) in another subject plus relevant technical experience (eg Web technology, JavaScript, Ajax, Java, Ruby or Python)
Stipend: €17,000 per annum (with increase in year 3) plus (EU) fees.
Contact: Dr Judith Wusteman, School of Information and Library Studies
(SILS)
UCD Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland.
judithDOTwustemanATucdDOTie

MSc studentship
Topic: Recommender technology
Requirements:
• Honours degree (preferably first class or 2.1) in Computer Science or a related field.
Stipend: €17,000 per annum, plus (EU) fees.
Contact: Dr Lorraine McGinty, School of Computer Science and Informatics UCD Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland.
lorraineDOTmcgintyATucdDOTie

For further project details: See

http://www.ucd.ie/wusteman/OJAX/OJAX++furtherDetails.doc


Dr Judith Wusteman
UCD School of Information and Library Studies
University College Dublin
Belfield
Dublin 4
Ireland
Tel: +353 1 716 7612
Fax: +353 1 716 1161
URL: http://www.ucd.ie/wusteman/

One Response to “UCD Web2.0ish Post-grad Opportunities!”

Brian,
Good 2c one of the EI boys online :)

Lal