” A 4-year PhD scholarship in ?Coevolution of languages and social networks?, starting August 2018.

Applicants with strong interests and background in network theory and methods, agent-based modelling, cognitive science and psycholinguistics are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will be co-supervised by this team:
– Prof. Luca Onnis (Main Supervisor, Cognitive Science/Linguistics)
– Prof. Poong Oh (Co-Supervisor, Network Science)
– Prof. Stephen Lansing (Senior Mentor, Complexity Science).

The PhD candidate will be hosted within the Interdisciplinary Graduate School PhD Programme. Applications submitted by February 28 will be given priority for the August 2018 intake: http://cohass.ntu.edu.sg/Programmes/Graduate-Programmes/IGS/Pages/Global-Asia-Projects.aspx

A detailed description of the project is available at:


Nanyang Technological University



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Master Degree

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About Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) is the fastest-rising university in the world’s Top 50 and ranked 39th globally. NTU is also placed 1st amongst the world’s best young universities.

NTU offers engineering, science, business, humanities, arts and social sciences, and medicine. Its new medical school, the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, is set up jointly with Imperial College London.

With 400 partnerships including joint PhD programmes with top academic institutions and joint laboratories with industry leaders such as BMW, Rolls-Royce and Robert Bosch, NTU is also ranked No. 1 globally for industry income and innovation.

Helmed by Professor Bertil Andersson, winner of the 2010 Wilhelm Exner Medal, NTU is known for its cutting-edge research and revolutionary technological innovation. NTU is the No. 1 Asian university in terms of research citation impact (Thomson Reuters Incites 2012).

NTU’s share of external competitive research funding awards has inc