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Fellowship & Grant details

Fellowship posted by COPELABS, University Lusofona (14/03/2014 12.41)

New Media and Pervasive Systems PhD Programme

Please note that the job is no longer active!

The increasing Internet pervasiveness as communication and social media is changing the daily routines of today's Information Society, providing not only solid grounds to improve social interaction, but also assisting in the dissemination of regional/local scope interests - thus contributing to a true global village.

In such pervasiveness, society has been having a predominant role due to the fact that citizens use the Internet not only to participate in provided services, but also by providing new services. The impact of this active participation is the consequence of two fundamental principles of Informatics Sciences: i) a fast-paced evolution of Internet services and architectures; ii) a wider interaction and immersion of the Internet user, as integrating part of these services, and technologies.

It is within this context that the NEMPS doctoral programme has been developed. NEMPS has as main goal to train individuals within the context of Informatics Sciences, but with specific expertise that can assist in solving and deriving innovation adequate to the Internet paradigms that are being raised due to the empowerment of the Internet user. Such expertise is derived from two main informatics sciences sub-areas: New Media and Pervasive Systems.





NEMPS has a total minimum duration of 3 consecutive years, full time, and a maximum duration of four years. It comprises eleven (11) curricular units, five (5) of which are mandatory. The programme comprises two main parts:

Curricular Component. A total of 60 ECTS are split across two semesters (each holding 30 ECTS). The first semester includes two (2) mandatorty curricular units (Research and Innovation Methodologies; Digital Media) and four (4) opational curricular units - two to be selected by the candidate. The second semester includes two (2) mandatory curricular units (Thesis Planning; Pervasive Communication Systems) and two (2) optative curricular, of which candidates must select one.

Research Component. Comprising a minimum of 2 years and a maximum of 3, this is the part dedicated to the thesis work, which will end with the presentation of the doctoral thesis.

Research Fields

Computer science

Other costs

This is a PhD scholarship, 980 Euros per month (according to portuguese law) adding also support for social security voluntary insurance, as well as support for insurance against accidents at work.

Eligibility criteria

- must be a student elegible and registered in the PhD programme NEMPS 2014/2015 edition
- english mandatory
- additional requirements, refer to the programme

Selection process

- refer to the calendar of the programme.
- Selection is done by the Scientific commission of the programme, together with selected elements of the associated labs/companies


Programme Description
Number of awards per year5
Frequency of calls3
International mobility required ?no
Eligible destination country/ies for fellowsAfghanistan, Albania, Algeria, All, American Samoa, Andorra, Angola, Antigua And Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Azerbaidjan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bermudas, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina-Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Cayman Islands, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, CHINA (HONG KONG), CHINA (MAINLAND), Colombia, Comores, Congo (Democratic Republic Of The), Congo (Republic Of The), Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, E.U., East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Faroe Islands, Fidji, Finland, France, French Guyana, French Polynesia (Thaiti), FYRoMacedonia, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Greenland, Grenada, Guadelupe, Guam, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, International, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macao, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Martinique, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Federated States Of, MOLDOVA, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar (Burma), Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands, Netherlands Antilles, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, Norway, Oman, Other, Pakistan, Palastine, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Reunion Islands (France), Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saint Kitts And Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Pierre And Miquelon, Saint Vincent And The Grenadines, Samoa American, San Marino, Sao Tome And Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Surinam, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tonga Islands, Trinidad And Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Usbekistan, Vanuatu, Vatican City, Venezuela, Vietnam, Virgin Islands (Uk), Virgin Islands (Us), Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Eligibility of fellows: country/ies of residenceAfghanistan, Albania, Algeria, All, American Samoa, Andorra, Angola, Antigua And Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Azerbaidjan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bermudas, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina-Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Cayman Islands, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, CHINA (HONG KONG), CHINA (MAINLAND), Colombia, Comores, Congo (Democratic Republic Of The), Congo (Republic Of The), Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, E.U., East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Faroe Islands, Fidji, Finland, France, French Guyana, French Polynesia (Thaiti), FYRoMacedonia, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Greenland, Grenada, Guadelupe, Guam, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, International, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macao, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Martinique, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Federated States Of, MOLDOVA, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar (Burma), Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands, Netherlands Antilles, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, Norway, Oman, Other, Pakistan, Palastine, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Reunion Islands (France), Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saint Kitts And Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Pierre And Miquelon, Saint Vincent And The Grenadines, Samoa American, San Marino, Sao Tome And Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Surinam, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tonga Islands, Trinidad And Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Usbekistan, Vanuatu, Vatican City, Venezuela, Vietnam, Virgin Islands (Uk), Virgin Islands (Us), Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Eligibility of fellows: nationality/iesAfghanistan, Albania, Algeria, All, American Samoa, Andorra, Angola, Antigua And Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Azerbaidjan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bermudas, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina-Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Cayman Islands, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, CHINA (HONG KONG), CHINA (MAINLAND), Colombia, Comores, Congo (Democratic Republic Of The), Congo (Republic Of The), Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, E.U., East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Faroe Islands, Fidji, Finland, France, French Guyana, French Polynesia (Thaiti), FYRoMacedonia, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Greenland, Grenada, Guadelupe, Guam, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, International, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macao, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Martinique, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Federated States Of, MOLDOVA, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar (Burma), Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands, Netherlands Antilles, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, Norway, Oman, Other, Pakistan, Palastine, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Reunion Islands (France), Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saint Kitts And Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Pierre And Miquelon, Saint Vincent And The Grenadines, Samoa American, San Marino, Sao Tome And Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Surinam, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tonga Islands, Trinidad And Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Usbekistan, Vanuatu, Vatican City, Venezuela, Vietnam, Virgin Islands (Uk), Virgin Islands (Us), Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Website of Fellowship Programmehttp://siti.ulusofona.pt/~nemps/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=27&Itemid=151&lang=en
Fellowship's Details
Career StageEarly stage researcher or 0-4 yrs (Post graduate)
Research ProfilesFirst Stage Researcher (R1)
Employment contract with full social securityno
Total amount per fellowship per year14600
Currencyeuro
Covers salaryyes
Covers travel and subsistenceno
Covers research costsyes
Maximum duration of fellowship36
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Application deadline

None

Application e-mail

copelabs-sec@siti1.ulusofona.pt

Other fellowship details
EURAXESS ID

67433

Funding organisation / Contacts
COPELABS and University Lusofona

Academic
Campo Grande 388 1749-024 Lisboa Lisbon - Portugal
http://copelabs.ulusofona.pt
E-mails
copelabs-sec@siti1.ulusofona.ptPhones
+351217505020

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