- Type of research degree
- Application deadline
- Ongoing deadline
- Country eligibility
- International (open to all nationalities, including the UK)
- Competition funded
- Dr He Wang
- School of Computing
Human motion is deceivingly simple but intricately complicated. We walk, run and jump on a daily basis without realising how much time and effort we made to master these motor skills when we were little. Understanding human motions is understanding humans ourselves.<br /> <br /> The applications of human motion analysis broadly range from computer graphics (e.g. CG in movies and games), computer vision (e.g. activity recognition), to even health and medical (e.g. motor control, Parkinson disease) and sports (e.g. training athletes), etc.<br /> <br /> This project aims to use the cutting-edge machine learning/deep learning method to analyse human motions, which can be further used for synthesising new natural motions for entertainment/visualisation purposes, understanding interactions between people in dancing and sports, understanding interactions between people and their immediate physical environments and predicting/synthesising future motions.<br /> <br /> The project is currently accepting PhD applications every year.
<p>Formal applications for research degree study should be made online through the <a href="https://www.leeds.ac.uk/research-applying/doc/applying-research-degrees">University's website</a>. Please state clearly in the Planned Course of Study section that you are applying for <em><strong>PHD Computing FT </strong></em>and in the research information section that the research degree you wish to be considered for is <strong><em>3D Human Motion Analysis</em></strong> as well as <a href="Dr He Wang">Dr He Wang</a> as your proposed supervisor.</p> <p>If English is not your first language, you must provide evidence that you meet the University's minimum English language requirements (below).</p>
Applicants to research degree programmes should normally have at least a first class or an upper second class British Bachelors Honours degree (or equivalent) in an appropriate discipline. The criteria for entry for some research degrees may be higher, for example, several faculties, also require a Masters degree. Applicants are advised to check with the relevant School prior to making an application. Applicants who are uncertain about the requirements for a particular research degree are advised to contact the School or Graduate School prior to making an application.
The minimum English language entry requirement for research postgraduate research study is an IELTS of 6.5 overall with at least 6.5 in writing and at 6.0 in reading, listening and speaking) or equivalent. The test must be dated within two years of the start date of the course in order to be valid. Some schools and faculties have a higher requirement.
<p><strong>Self-Funded or externally sponsored students are welcome to apply.</strong></p> <p><strong>UK</strong> (or home fee) – The <a href="https://phd.leeds.ac.uk/funding/209-leeds-doctoral-scholarships-2022">Leeds Doctoral Scholarships</a>, <a href="https://phd.leeds.ac.uk/funding/53-school-of-computing-scholarship">School of Computing Scholarship </a>, <a href="https://phd.leeds.ac.uk/funding/198-akroyd-and-brown-scholarship-2022">Akroyd & Brown</a>, <a href="https://phd.leeds.ac.uk/funding/199-frank-parkinson-scholarship-2022">Frank Parkinson</a> and <a href="https://phd.leeds.ac.uk/funding/204-boothman-reynolds-and-smithells-scholarship-2022">Boothman, Reynolds & Smithells</a> Scholarships are available to UK applicants. <a href="https://phd.leeds.ac.uk/funding/60-alumni-bursary">Alumni Bursary</a> is available to graduates of the University of Leeds. </p> <p><strong>Non-UK</strong> – The <a href="https://phd.leeds.ac.uk/funding/53-school-of-computing-scholarship">School of Computing Scholarship </a> is available to support the additional academic fees of Non-UK applicants. The <a href="https://phd.leeds.ac.uk/funding/48-china-scholarship-council-university-of-leeds-scholarships-2021">China Scholarship Council - University of Leeds Scholarship</a> is available to nationals of China. The <a href="https://phd.leeds.ac.uk/funding/73-leeds-marshall-scholarship">Leeds Marshall Scholarship</a> is available to support US citizens. <a href="https://phd.leeds.ac.uk/funding/60-alumni-bursary">Alumni Bursary</a> is available to graduates of the University of Leeds.</p> <p>The <a href="https://www.ukcisa.org.uk/">UKCISA</a> website will be updated in due course with information regarding Fee Status for Non-UK Nationals starting from September/October 2021.</p>
<p>For further information regarding your application, please contact the Doctoral College Admissions by email: <a href="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org">email@example.com</a>, or by telephone: +44 (0)113 343 5057.</p> <p>For further information regarding the project, please contact Dr He Wang by email: <a href="mailto:H.E.Wang@leeds.ac.uk">H.E.Wang@leeds.ac.uk</a></p>
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