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[robotics-worldwide] [news] [awards] Best PhD Award - The Queen Mary UK Best PhD in Robotics Award

Lorenzo Jamone-2
 Dear colleagues,
due to several requests *we extended the submission deadline to February
15, 2018,* for the *Queen Mary UK Best PhD in Robotics Award* (
https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__queenmaryroboticsaward.blogspot.co.uk_&d=DwIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=AeEofrQayOJZeofkaLrBtk0gEyc6Mj-xFQnvtsaM8PA&s=X7Vm4hHEpTYNqZI7Grdr6wIyYwFNxJpqah2i265TLos&e=).

Also, please note that:
1) the three best applicants will receive *a certificate **and a cash prize
of either £500 (1st place),* *£100 (2nd place) or £50 (3rd place);*
2) the winner will be announced at *TAROS 2018 conference* (
https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.taros.org.uk&d=DwIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=AeEofrQayOJZeofkaLrBtk0gEyc6Mj-xFQnvtsaM8PA&s=BLqsFXym_55O_HnC-4pho9cVoiDgN6XCYPqt0YIoDlg&e=).

See further details below.

Best!
Lorenzo

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The centre for Advanced Robotics @ Queen Mary (ARQ, https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.qmul.ac.uk_r&d=DwIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=AeEofrQayOJZeofkaLrBtk0gEyc6Mj-xFQnvtsaM8PA&s=zZ8_AxRnOBYOiEq1wiS3nm6FL6X_qsHySA4fYaM4dMs&e=
obotics/) is happy to sponsor the *Queen Mary UK Best PhD in Robotics
Award* (see
details here: https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__queenmaryroboticsaward.blogspot.co.uk_&d=DwIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=AeEofrQayOJZeofkaLrBtk0gEyc6Mj-xFQnvtsaM8PA&s=X7Vm4hHEpTYNqZI7Grdr6wIyYwFNxJpqah2i265TLos&e=).

*1) Eligibility criteria*

The competition is open to all candidates who:
- successfully completed their *PhD at a UK university*,
- on a topic in the field of robotics,
- during the current year (*viva between January 1st and December 31st,
2017*).

*2) Material to be submitted*

Prospective participants must submit:
- a copy of their PhD thesis (max 15 Mb);
- a 2-pages summary highlighting major novelty, contribution and impact of
their PhD work;
- a 2-pages short CV including a list of publications related to the PhD
 work.
All documents should be submitted in PDF format (details here).

*3) The Award*

Each application will be competitively reviewed by the committee composed
of leading robotics experts from outside UK (see here).
The three best applicants will receive *a certificate **and a cash prize of
either £500 (1st place),* *£100 (2nd place) or £50 (3rd place).*
The winner will be announced at TAROS 2018 conference (
https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.taros.org.uk&d=DwIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=AeEofrQayOJZeofkaLrBtk0gEyc6Mj-xFQnvtsaM8PA&s=BLqsFXym_55O_HnC-4pho9cVoiDgN6XCYPqt0YIoDlg&e=).

*4) Important dates*

*Deadline for application: February 15, 2018*.
Results: May 2018.
Public announcement: July 25-27, 2018 (at TAROS conference).


Please, do not hesitate to contact me ([hidden email]) should you
require any further information.


Best!
Lorenzo

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Lorenzo Jamone - Lecturer in Robotics
ARQ - Advanced Robotics at Queen Mary
School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science -
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