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STUDENTSHIPS IN ENGLISH LITERATURE, CULTURAL STUDIES AND DRAMA

The School of the Arts, English and Drama at Loughborough University invites applications from outstanding current M.A. students to undertake research for the degree of PhD.

Two fully funded PhD studentships are available in the Department of English and Drama. The Department offers an exciting interdisciplinary research environment and we welcome the submission of high-quality proposals focusing on topics related to literary and cultural studies, creative writing, publishing and scholarly communication, linguistics, drama, theatre and performance studies.

The studentships will be paid for a period of up to three years, starting in October 2014, and will cover tuition fees at the UK/EU rate, and provide a tax-free stipend of £13,863. Please note that studentships are open to UK/EU students only.

For further details of the Department’s current research and information about how to apply please go to: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/departments/english-drama/postgraduate-research/newphdstudentshipsannounced/

Please note that the deadline for applications is Monday 2 June 2014.

Initial queries should be sent to Dr Jenny Fry (j.fry@lboro.ac.uk) <mailto:j.fry@lboro.ac.uk>) or Mrs C.J. Flynn (C.J.Flynn-Ryan@lboro.ac.uk) <mailto:C.J.Flynn-Ryan@lboro.ac.uk>).

 

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UEA Revisited - September 2009STUDENTSHIPS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF EAST ANGLIA

The School of Political, Social and International Studies at The University of East Anglia is inviting applications for a number of PhD studentships – some funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council and some by the University. 

No areas are specifically asked for – but we would be very pleased indeed to receive applications from students interested in contemporary social, political or cultural theory and/or students working on radical politics, protest and similar. 

Links to two adverts are below – the deadline is January 31st so please do circulate far and wide or invite students you know to apply to us. 

http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/AHR586/ahrc-phd-studentships-political-social-and-international-studies/

http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/AHR587/funded-phd-studentships-political-social-and-international-studies/

 

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Alan Finlayson (UEA)

 

University of East Anglia – a great place to study, and Norwich is a fine city. I did my first degree there (in philosophy and economic history) and a postgraduate Diploma in Sociology. I really enjoyed the experience. Ruth Rikowski also did her degree there: in sociology and economic history. That’s where we met, in 1975. Our youngest son, Gregory, is currently doing a degree in Film Studies at UEA. Glenn Rikowski

 

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INFORMATICS – PhD OPPORTUNITIES

Sent on behalf of Professor Hazel Hall

Two fully-funded PhD studentships within the Institute for Informatics and Digital Innovation (IIDI) at Edinburgh Napier University are currently advertised at: http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/AFI070/phd-studentships/ 

One studentship will be offered within one of IIDI’s five research centres. Led by Professor Hazel Hall, the Centre for Social Informatics (CSI) is keen to encourage applications from those whose research interests lie within the area of social informatics, and align with the centre’s expertise, for example in: ICT trajectories, socio-technical and organisational issues in the context of corporate knowledge management; large scale infrastructures such as e-government and e-health; library and information science research; and the information society. Further details of CSI can be found on the Centre’s web pages at: http://www.csi.napier.ac.uk/ 

The second studentship is specific to the Centre for Emergent Computing. The successful applicant for this position will be expected to work in the area of bio-inspired computing. 

Applications for both places are due by Monday 5th November, and the successful candidates are expected to take up their doctoral studies in early 2013.

For further information please see http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/AFI070/phd-studentships/

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Professor Hazel Hall PhD MA BA FCLIP FHEA

Director – Centre for Social Informatics

School of Computing/Institute for Informatics and Digital Innovation

Edinburgh Napier University

Edinburgh EH10 5DT

UK

 

+44 (0)131 455 2760

h.hall@napier.ac.uk

http://about.me/hazelh

 

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