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Wolfson College


Wolfson College offers a Research Studentship in honour of the late Roger Needham, Fellow and subsequently Honorary Fellow of the College, latterly Professor of Computer Science and Director of the Microsoft Research Laboratory (Europe).

The purpose of the Studentship is to enable an outstanding graduate to study for a Ph.D. Degree at Cambridge in any of the fields in which Professor Needham had a professional interest. These are defined as being Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, and Philosophy.

The Studentship, which will be awarded for 1 October 2004, is restricted to residents of the United Kingdom and will cover the cost of all fees and provide a stipend of £9,000 a year. The successful candidate must gain admission to the University as a Ph.D. Degree student in the regular way, and must be, or become, a member of Wolfson College.

The award will be for three years, subject to satisfactory progress in research judged on regular supervision reports.

The Studentship will be awarded on the advice of a selection committee composed of representatives of the College and of the University Departments concerned.

Those interested in applying for the Roger Needham Studentship should write to the President, Wolfson College, Cambridge, CB3 9BB, not later than 1 June AND ensure independently that by the same date they have submitted fully completed application forms for admission as a candidate for the Ph.D. Degree to the Board of Graduate Studies, 4 Mill Lane, Cambridge, CB2 1RZ.

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Cambridge University Reporter 6 May 2004
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