SCDTP Studentships – Understanding our 3D world 1819 views

SCDTP Studentships at The University of Southampton: The University of Southampton is an institution topmost in the world and is one of the UK’s top 15 research-intensive universities. School of Economic Social and Political Sciences, University of Southampton invited applications from eligible candidates for filling up following SCDTP Studentships for 3 years of duration.

SCDTP Studentship – Understanding our 3D world

A fully funded studentship awarded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) South Coast Doctoral Training Partnership (SCDTP) commencing in 2020/21 Academic Year.

Supervisory Team:

Prof Wendy Adams (, Dr Erich Graf (Psychology)

SCDTP Studentship – Understanding our 3D world

A Ph.D. studentship is available to work in Professor Wendy Adams’ lab on the visual perception of 3D scenes in the real world and virtual reality.

  1. This project investigates the visual information that humans use to understand the structure and gist of complex natural scenes – allowing us to interact with objects and people in our environment.
  2. The project will use a combination of lab-based studies with human observers, and computational modeling. The ideal candidate will have some experience of research with human participants, and an interest in evaluating theories of visual perception.

Skills Required

Basic programming skills (e.g. Matlab), good quantitative skills (for modeling of data, stimulus generation), the experience of research with human subjects.


  1. South Coast DTP Funding provides an annual maintenance grant (tax-free) of £15,009 (2019/20 UKRI rate),
  2. plus payment of all program fees.
  3. Other funding available for SCDTP funded students can be found on the SCDTP website (
  4. Funding is provided for 3 years of full-time Ph.D. study (pro-rata for part-time students).
  5. Applications for 1+3 funding for students completing a Master’s year prior to the commencement of Ph.D. study are also welcome (details available at

How to Apply

  1. The closing date and time for applications is 4.00 pm on 23rd January 2020.
  2. The full application procedure, the funding application form and more information on the South Coast Doctoral Training Partnership can be found at
  3. For further information about this project, please contact the lead supervisor detailed above.
  4. For questions relating to the application procedure, or for more information about the SCDTP, please visit the SCDTP website or contact us at
Quick Overview——–
OrganizationUniversity of Southampton
PositionPhD positions
Country  England, United Kingdom
Subject areasMatlab, virtual reality
Salary £15,009 (19/20 UKRI rate)
EligibilityMaster’s Degree in related subjects.
DeadlineThursday 23 January 2020

For more information: For detailed announcement and instructions for submission of application, eligibility requirements, other terms and conditions, please visit the link given below.


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