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PhD scholarships at the MARCS Institute, University of Western Sydney

PhD scholarships at the MARCS Institute, University of Western Sydney

The MARCS Institute invites applications from highly motivated graduates
seeking to undertake a PhD in Music Cognition and Action, specifically:
- Neurocognitive mechanisms for perception-action coupling;
- Sensorimotor synchronisation, entrainment, and rhythm perception and
- Developing and modelling ensemble skills and joint action;
- Perceiving loudness and its relation to affect;
- Improvising and creating dance and music;
- Associative learning including action and dance sequences.

Potential advisors: A/Prof Peter Keller, Dr Jennifer MacRitchie, Dr
Giacomo Novembre, Dr Manuel Varlet, Prof Roger Dean, Dr Kirk Olsen, Dr
Andrew Milne and Prof Kate Stevens.

Details of scholarships including eligibility requirements can be found
here: http://marcs.uws.edu.au/future-students/scholarships

The closing date for MARCS Institute scholarships is 10 October 2014 and
for Australian Postgraduate Awards (APA) and UWS Postgraduate Research
Awards (UWSPRA) is 31 October 2014. Applications may be submitted to
multiple schemes.

Applicants are encouraged to contact Prof Kate Stevens
(kj.stevens@xxxxxxxxxx) to discuss potential projects and the application
process which includes a 500-word project proposal.

Professor Kate Stevens
MARCS Institute: Music Cognition & Action
and School of Social Sciences & Psychology
University of Western Sydney

Post: Locked Bag 1797 Penrith NSW 2751 Australia
Ph: +612 9772 6324; Fax: +612 9772 6040
Memory Studies: http://mss.sagepub.com/