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Funding, Grants and Competitions

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Funding, Grants and Competitions

  • PhD Studentships at the University of Bath

    The University of Bath offers 3.5-year PhD positions in mathematics and theoretical computer science. Applicants should have or expect to gain at least the equivalent of a 2.1 BSc/MSc in a relevant subject area and must satisfy RCUK residency rules for the full studentship (fees + stipend).

    Deadline: 28 February 2015, but applications are processed as they are received.

    For more information, see or the research-group homepage at To apply, including information on prerequisites, see

  • NWO: Added Value through Humanities

    Added Value through Humanities provides grants for experienced researchers in the field of humanities wishing to start a collaboration with public and/or private partners or to strengthen an already existing collaboration.

    Submission deadline: Thursday 18 June 2015 14:00. For more information, see

  • E.W. Beth Prize: 2015 call for nominations

    Since 2002, FoLLI (the Association for Logic, Language, and Information) has awarded the E.W. Beth Dissertation Prize to outstanding dissertations in the fields of Logic, Language, and Information. We invite submissions for the best dissertation which resulted in a Ph.D. degree awarded in 2014. The dissertations will be judged on technical depth and strength, originality, and impact made in at least two of three fields of Logic, Language, and Computation. Interdisciplinarity is an important feature of the theses competing for the E.W. Beth Dissertation Prize.

    Deadline for Submissions: April 27th, 2015. For more information, see .

  • Call for Nominations: IFAAMAS-13 Victor Lesser Distinguished Dissertation Award

    Nominations are invited for the 2014 Victor Lesser Distinguished Dissertation Award sponsored by IFAAMAS, the International Foundation for Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, and to be presented at AAMAS-2015.

    Eligible doctoral dissertations are those defended between January 1, 2014 and December 31, 2014 in the area of Autonomous Agents or Multiagent Systems. This award includes a certificate and a 1500EUR payment.

    The dissertation must be nominated by the thesis supervisor and submitted on or before February 28, 2015. For more information, see the IFAAMAS and AAMAS-2015 websites at and

  • Call for Nominations: Ackermann Award 2015

    The Ackermann Award is the EACSL Outstanding Dissertation Award for Logic in Computer Science. PhD dissertations in topics specified by the EACSL and LICS conferences, which were formally accepted as PhD theses at a university or equivalent institution between 1.1.2013 and 31.12.2014 are eligible for nomination for the award. The 2015 Ackermann award will be presented to the recipient(s) at the annual conference of the EACSL, 7-10 September 2015, in Berlin (Germany).

    The deadline for submission is 15 April 2015. Nominations can be submitted from 1 January 2015 and should be sent to the chair of the Jury, Anuj Dawar, by e-mail. For more information, see

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