[Web4lib] Post-Graduate Scholarships in Web 2.0

Judith Wusteman judith.wusteman at ucd.ie
Thu Aug 14 10:34:21 EDT 2008

Post-Graduate Scholarships:
UCD School of Information and Library Studies &
UCD School of Computer Science and Informatics

Applications are invited for
   An MSc in Computer Science scholarship (2 years)
   An MLitt in Information Studies scholarship (2 years)

To commence September 1st 2008 or as soon as possible thereafter.
Project Title:  OJAX++: A Next-Generation Collaborative Research Tool
Funding Agency: Science Foundation Ireland

Project Details:
The aim of the proposed research is to investigate how concepts from the 
Social Web can be applied to the research environment in order to 
facilitate dynamic collaboration and the sharing of ideas among 
researchers. It will be illustrated via the creation of OJAX++, a 
next-generation collaborative research tool, using Web 2.0 technologies 
such as Web Services, Ajax and collaborative tagging.

  Honours degree (first class or 2.1) in Computer Science or related field.
  Or honours degree (first class or 2.1) in another subject plus 
relevant technical   experience (eg Web technology, JavaScript, Ajax, 
Java, Ruby or Python)

Stipend: €17,000 per annum plus fees.

Contact: Dr Judith Wusteman, School of Information and Library Studies 
UCD Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland.  judith.wusteman at ucd.ie

For further details, see

Dr Judith Wusteman
UCD School of Information and Library Studies
University College Dublin
Dublin 4
Tel: +353 1 716 7612
Fax: +353 1 716 1161
URL: http://www.ucd.ie/wusteman/

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