The School is pleased to announce the following fully funded PhD Studentships for applicants wishing to commence a PhD in 2013. In all instances, applicants are advised to make early contact with the School to discuss a potential application.
AHRC COLLABORATIVE DOCTORAL AWARD
Applications are invited for an AHRC CDA studentship commencing autumn 2013 on Imperial Thames: London, River and Empire, 1660–1830. The closing date is 17th May 2013. Interviews will be held on 7th June 2013. Further details on the project.
QUEEN MARY PRINCIPAL’S PhD STUDENTSHIPS:
The School may appoint up to four fully funded Queen Mary Principal’s Studentships for the academic year commencing September 2013. These are for students able to define their own PhD topic on an area relating, but not limited to, the current research interests of School’s four research themes: Culture, Space and Power; Earth Surface Science; Economy, Development and Social Justice, and Health, Place and Identity. For details about these themes, please see the links to the left.
Applications are also invited for interdisciplinary projects and there may be opportunities for potential cross-disciplinary supervision, for example with Drama, English, Film, History, Politics, or the School for Biological and Chemical Sciences.
These Queen Mary Principal’s studentships are open to UK, EU and International students and comprise the full cost of (home or overseas) fees as well as £15,590 a year for maintenance for 3 years for London-based students. In addition, students will have access to research funds to help with fieldwork, equipment, conference attendance and other costs associated with their research. Award holders may be expected to undertake some teaching as a condition of the award.
Application deadline: Thursday 31 January 2013, 4pm. Interviews: for human geography applicants, these will be held on Thursday 14 February. For physical geography and environmental science applicants, these will be held at a date to be confirmed shortly. Candidates who are overseas may be interviewed by telephone or skype.
For further advice and details on how to apply, please see the links to the left.
ESRC 1+3 or +3 PhD STUDENTSHIPS:
The School may appoint up to three fully funded ESRC Studentships through the London Social Science Doctoral Training Centre (joint between Queen Mary and Goldsmiths), for applicants who are able to define their own PhD topic relating to the research interests of one or more of the School’s three human geography research themes: Culture Space and Power; Economy, Development and Social Justice; and Health, Place and Society.
Applications may be for either a 1+3 studentship (which covers a one year MRes followed by a three year PhD), or a +3 studentship (which covers a three year PhD only and is available for those who have already completed sufficient social science research training at masters level).
Eligibility is based on UK residence, although EU students who have not been resident in the UK over the previous three years may be eligible for a fees only award. For fuller details of the ESRC eligibility criteria, including exceptions for international students working with advanced quantitative methods, please click here. Applications may be especially welcome from those wishing to utilize an advanced quantitative methodology and/or whose work will include collaboration with a non-academic organization.
Application deadline: Thursday 31 January 2013, 4pm. Interviews will be held on Thursday 14 February. Overseas applicants may be interviewed by telephone or skype..
For further advice and details on how to apply, please see the links to the left. Please also see the further information on the London Social Science DTC, and the link to the additional DTC application form, which must be included with your application to QMUL, here.
The School has been awarded one fully funded NERC studentship. This is for an applicant who is able to define their own PhD topic in an area relating to the research interests of the School’s Earth Surface Science theme. Please contact an appropriate member of staff to discuss further, or Dr Geraldene Wharton (G.Wharton@qmul.ac.uk) for advice.
Application deadline: Thursday 31 January 2013, 4pm. Interviews will be held in February, at a date to be announced.
For further details on how to apply, please see links on the left.
Please continue to check this page in the coming weeks to see updates to Studentship opportunities and application requirements/procedures.
Useful information about supporting your studies whilst at QMUL is available at the following http://www.qmul.ac.uk/postgraduate/funding/index.html
The International Office provides information on funding opportunities for international students – see this webpage