We are always looking for well motivated PhD candidates with strong interest in the intersection of Computational Neuroscience and Machine Learning.


The candidate will be joining the Machine Learning Group, within the Department of Computer Science, which was ranked 5th in the UK according to the Research Excellence Framework exercise (REF2014).  The University of Sheffield is a world top 100 University (QS rankings) and there are six Nobel Prize winners amongst Sheffield alumni and academics. Sheffield is well connected by train with the International Manchester airport (1h15) and London St Pancras (2h05). The Peak District, the first and largest of Britain’s National Parks, is just 8km from the Sheffield city centre. 


Scholarships are offered on a competitive basis.


Applicants are asked to submit the following documents via email: 

1. A cover letter that includes the motivation for doing a PhD at our group. 

2. Contact details of 2 references. 

3. A CV outlining prior education, research and publications. 

4. Academic transcripts (bachelor and master).

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