PhD AI-Enabled Digital Accessibility (ADA)

Our AI-enabled Digital Accessibility (ADA) PhD programme supports pioneering research in merging AI advancements with human expertise - to improve digital accessibility for all, regardless of age, language, cognitive and sensory abilities. ADA will nurture the next generation of leaders in AI-enabled digital accessibility, uniting experts in engineering, computer science, social and cognitive science, and language, translation and design studies.

Key course information

Entry requirements
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Start date
October 2024
4 years
UK fees
Overseas fees

Why choose this

  • Join the Leverhulme-funded Doctoral Scholarships Network for AI-enabled Digital Accessibility (ADA) - the first centre of its kind in the world.
  • Work in cutting-edge research facilities including Behavioural Science laboratories for physiological measurements such as eye tracking, a High-Performance Compute cluster for data-driven projects and an immersive media production studio to support experimentation with the creation of accessible audiovisual media.
  • Be at the forefront of an emerging and exciting discipline that will spearhead new approaches across a variety of fields, shaping the future of AI-enabled accessible digital media
  • Enhance the understanding of accessibility at its conceptual core and explore diverse methods, combining human expertise with AI progress, to deliver and implement accessibility solutions tailored to diverse user needs.
  • Surrey is ranked in the top 20 for the quality of our research outputs (Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021).
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