[Asis-l] Google-sponsored PhD - Confusing Search

Max Wilson Max.Wilson at nottingham.ac.uk
Sat Dec 19 14:35:02 EST 2015

The following PhD opportunity is available at the University of Nottingham, with Max L. Wilson

Google-sponsored PhD studentship on Information Behaviour
- focused on information and searching behaviour during confusing/complex search tasks.
- aims to support people when searching out of their depth
- expectations to publish work at JASIST, ASIS, and CHIIR
- http://www.cs.nott.ac.uk/~pszmw/jobs.php#googlephd


Max L. Wilson is an Assistant Professor in Human-Computer Interaction and Information Seeking, in the Mixed Reality Lab at the University of Nottingham, UK. His research lies in the interplay between Human-Computer Interaction and Information Seeking.
- http://www.cs.nott.ac.uk/~pszmw/

The MRL was established in 1999, and is an interdisciplinary group exploring the potential of ubiquitous, mobile and interactive technologies to shape everyday life. The MRL was at the forefront of establishing the £18.3M Horizon Digital Economy Institute and Horizon Centre for Doctoral Training, and has a current grant portfolio exceeding £10m, with multiple grants from the European Commission, EPSRC and other organisations and industry partners. The MRL has collaborated with and received research funding from a variety of industrial partners including the BBC, Google, Microsoft Research, Unilever, BAE, GE Aviation, Nokia, BT, Sony, and Scottish Power.
- http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/research/groups/mixedrealitylab/index.aspx

The School of Computer Science at the University of Nottingham was established 30 years ago and is firmly established as a leading centre for Computer Science research. Our world-leading research tackles difficult real-world problems that often have high impact on industry, commerce and the public. It involves a shared ethos of "computing in the world" in which fundamental advances in Computer Science are connected to knowledge and methods from other disciplines to enable deep collaborations with research users in diverse sectors.
 - http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/computerscience/research/researchintro.aspx

Dr Max L. Wilson
Asst. Professor in HCI & Info. Retrieval
Mixed Reality Lab
School of Computer Science
University of Nottingham, UK
max.wilson at nottingham.ac.uk<mailto:max.wilson at nottingham.ac.uk>
+44 (0) 115 84 66551

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