Deadline: 30 September 2016
Open to: UK, EU and international applicants who propose to study their PhD on a full-time basis
Scholarship: includes the UK/EU rate of tuition fee and £14,296 living expenses per year
Interested in connections between memory, heritage and identity in Europe? This project examines how and why particular historical moments are mythologised for symbolic effect in official and non-official heritage practice and in political discourse. You will explore this over a variety of cultural forms, including social media, connecting uses of the past to contemporary discourses of European and anti-European identities.
The PhD project will benefit from and complement a major EU-funded award led by the primary supervisor – Critical Heritages: performing and representing identities in Europe... Read More »
Deadline: 22 August 2016
Open to: applicants must have the equivalent a First Class Honours undergraduate degree, as well as a Masters degree with an average mark of 65% or higher and a dissertation mark of 65% or higher
Scholarship: maintenance allowance of £ 14,296 and research support allowance of £ 2,250
The Department of Accountancy, Economics and Finance at Heriot-Watt University is offering a small number of scholarships in the areas of Accountancy and Finance to start in the academic year 2016-17. The term of the scholarships is three years.
There is a list of potential supervisors with the general areas in which they are willing to supervise PhDs, plus, in some cases, (i) the more specific issues/questions they are willing to supervise within those... Read More »
Deadline: 1 August 2016
Open to: candidates with strong research interest and ability in Archaeology, Geography or Environmental Science
Remuneration: fully funded for four years as a research student studying for a PhD (75% of time) and a teaching assistant (25% of time)
Applications are invited for the post of Graduate Teaching Assistant. The appointed person will be registered for a Part-Time PhD, while holding a contract of employment from the University of Reading which encompasses both doctoral studies and teaching responsibilities with an associated salary.
This innovative participatory action research (PAR) project will explore how family relations and an ethics of care are sustained across space in the context of forced migration and seeking asylum in the UK.
Six PhD... Read More »
Deadline: 6 July 2016
Open to: postdoctoral or PhD scholars who sponsored by an established and normally senior member of the department
Fellowship: research expenses and a salary, plus appropriate employer’s contributions
Wellcome Trust is currently inviting applications for its Research Fellowships with an aim to support humanities and social science scholars at all stages of their career but not in an established academic post, who wish to undertake a period of research in any area of human and animal health. Strong preference is given to applicants with a good prospect of achieving an academic career in the field.
The maximum duration is three years full-time equivalent. The awards are full-time but may be awarded on a part-time basis if a case can... Read More »
Deadline: 17 June 2016
Open to: mid-career journalists from Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and Turkey
Fellowship: programme fees, living allowance of EUR 1,500 per month travel expenses to the UK
The Reuters Institute is seeking applications for Google Digital News Journalist Fellowships as part of its world renowned Journalist Fellowship Programme based at the Reuters Institute in Oxford. There are two fellowships available for two terms (6 months) starting in either October 2016 or January 2017.
The fellowships will appeal to journalists who are interested in the opportunity of producing a research paper based on some aspect of either the Digital News Report survey... Read More »
Deadline: 18 May 2016
Open to: have a doctoral qualification in a relevant discipline; anthropology, cultural studies, economics, history, international relations, linguistics and literature, political science, sociology
Fellowship: Grade 7 of the UCL salary scales, in the range GBP 33,686 – GBP 40,716 per annum
The Alexander Nash Fellow will undertake a two-year programme of research in one of the following disciplines, or at the interface of these disciplines: anthropology, cultural studies, economics, history, international relations, linguistics and literature, political science, sociology.
The Fellow will in addition develop teaching experience by contributing to The UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES) programmes at both postgraduate and undergraduate levels for up to 6 hours per week over 20 weeks per... Read More »
Deadline: 31 August 2016
Open to: holders of a minimum of an upper second-class honours degree (2:1) or European equivalent and a Masters in Chemistry, Biochemistry or a related discipline
Scholarships: full UK/EU tuition fees, as well as a doctoral stipend matching UK Research Council National minimum (GBR 14,057 p.a. for 2015/16, updated each year)
Cardiff University is pleased to offer studentship in Chemical Biology to undertake PhD degree programme. Cardiff is established as one of Britain’s leading universities. Its ambition is to be among the top 100 universities in the world and top 20 in the UK.
Applications are invited for a 3-year PhD studentship in Chemical Biology under the supervision of Dr Louis Luk in the School... Read More »
Deadline: 9 March 2016
Open to: youth and NGO representatives from Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Spain, Sweden, UK, Ukraine, Turkey working with IDPs and refugees in their communities
Venue: 14-22 April 2016 in Sumy, Ukraine
About the seminar
Center for European Initiatives in cooperation with Active Ukrainians in Europe and Youth Peace Ambassadors Network will organize the seminar which will involve 36 youth and NGO representatives from 12 countries (Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Spain, Sweden, UK, Ukraine, Turkey working with IDPs and refugees in their communities). It will take place on 14-22 April 2016 in Sumy, Ukraine. It is aimed at empowering youth and NGO workers with tools and practices in working on inclusion and humanitarian support of IDPs and refugees.
Main objectives of... Read More »
Deadline: 31 January 2016
Open to: international students in a relevant field of humanities
Studentship: £14,057 plus tuition fees for eligible students
PhD studentships offered by College of Humanities, University of Exeter are available to support any excellent project connecting with, or across, disciplines taught at the University. Exeter’s researchers lead in a wide range of fields and debates in the Humanities. Current areas of enquiry include :
Conflict and security;
Sexuality and society;
Medical history and culture;
Global cinema: history, criticism, production;
Performance history and culture;
Connectivity in the ancient world;
Interdisciplinary medieval and early modern studies;
Global and Imperial Studies.
Successful applicants normally have a good first degree (at least 2.1, or international equivalent) in a relevant field of humanities);
Have obtained, or are currently working towards a Master’s degree... Read More »
Deadline: 15 February 2016
Open to: full-time professional journalists from Albania, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Greece, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia and Turkey
Venue: 10-23 April 2016 London, UK; 11-24 September 2016, Berlin, Germany
In 2016, sixteen journalists from Southeast Europe will be selected to participate in the “Economic and Political Reporting from Southeast Europe” programme, managed by experienced staff from Thomson Reuters Foundation and Robert Bosch Stiftung.
The programme includes two 10-day training courses in London, UK (10-23 April, 2016) and in Berlin, Germany (11-24 September, 2016) and is run by skilled ex-Reuters journalists. Participants will also travel to Brussels and Frankfurt to meet policy-makers and journalists covering European financial and political affairs. The course will cover the following broader topics:
Writing... Read More »