AHRC PhD Funding Midlands3Cities Doctoral Training Partnership 2016
The School of Management, University of Leicester seeks expressions of interest from prospective research students for the 2016 AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership research funding. The deadline for AHRC funding applications is Tuesday 12 January 2015. For more information about the Midlands 3 Cities Doctoral Training Centre and for details of eligibility, funding and research supervision areas please see below and visit the consortium’s website http://www.midlands3cities.ac.uk. Studentships will normally be for up to three years for full-time study, or up to six years for part-time study.
Areas of expertise
The School of Management is inviting applications from students whose research falls within the following research areas:
Aesthetics of consumer culture
Arts management and the creative industries
Critical marketing research on cultural production and consumption
Cultural studies of science and technology
Culture and organization
Digital economy and digital culture
Ecology and ethics
Economy and television
Gender and sexuality
History of political economy
History of work and employment
Media and social movements
Neuroscience, philosophy and organization
Political economy of contemporary art
Political philosophy and cultural studies
Postcolonial studies and organization
Unemployment and culture
How do students apply?
Potential applicants should be encouraged to use the supervisor search tool on the M3C website to identify a possible supervisory team in their research area: http://www.midlands3cities.ac.uk/midlan ... ities.aspx in combination with the School of Management staff research interest pages: http://www2.le.ac.uk/departments/manage ... finterests . Once you have identified potential supervisors please register your interest with the School of Management PGR Director Dr Dimitris Papadopoulos at email@example.com by 10 November 2015 the latest. Please note that we are unable to consider late expressions of interest or direct applications without having received beforehand your expression of interest by this deadline.
How will applications be processed?
Send expressions of interest by 10 November 2015 to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will contact prospective students and potential supervisors soon after that to discuss the preparation of a complete application. The deadline for the submission of completed application forms to the University and to the AHRC consortium is 12 January 2016. Interviews will take place in January 2016. The award of studentships will be based purely on excellence of applications following the normal AHRC criteria. Successful candidates will be offered a place to study at the University and will be supported for AHRC award consideration if the application is deemed strong enough. Students will be notified of their success by 23rd March 2016.
Who is eligible to apply?
AHRC funding in the Midlands3Cities Doctoral Training Partnership is currently only open to UK and EU students. Please note, that EU students who have not lived in the UK for three years prior to the start of their degree might only be eligible for partial funding. For more information, see: http://www.midlands3cities.ac.uk.
What preparation is available for students?
On Wednesday 11 November 2015, the University of Leicester will host a workshop to help prepare students to submit a research proposal. The workshop will take place from 1:30-3:30pm in the Peter Williams Lecture Theatre in the Fielding Johnson Building (South Wing). For further details to book a place Click Here.
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