PhD research student applications are welcomed by the HCI Research Group all year round. Research students are valued members of our thriving, research-intensive team. We are particularly interested in supervising students' research in any of the broad range of topics listed below. Please note that the topic list is not exhaustive, so feel free to contact a member of HCI with your ideas.
Some candidate PhD topics that group members are interested in supervising in the future may include, but are not limited to:
- Digital Financial Services
- Mobile Money/ Currencies
- Blockchain/Cryptocurrency Interactions
- Video Production
- Family and Domestic Technologies
- In-vehicle Interactions
See below a list of available PhD projects in Computer Science that includes projects in our area:
Designing interactions with digital money
The PhD will explore how people use and interact with money to explore how digital systems can be designed for more effective and suitable purposes. This topic could cover consumer payment systems, pe...
Mapping Software Systems based on Domains
This project is based on inter-disciplinary research: on the one hand, it is a Computer Science project, where a good understanding of software programming is needed. On the other hand, it is a Biolog...
Optimisation methods for (deep) neural networks
A machine learning algorithm can be viewed as a mapping between inputs and outputs, with the scope of optimising and tuning the parameters that describe it so that the performance is improved. The los...
Autonomous 5G Networks
5G Networks are expected to support many use cases ranging from autonomous vehicles, e-health, industry 4.0, entertainment, transport, smart cities etc. which will place a wide range of technical requ...