PhD Studentships in Cultural and Historical Geography at the University of Glasgow, 2016-17
The School of Geographical and Earth Sciences at the University of Glasgow is pleased to invite applications for AHRC +3 PhD studentship opportunities, through its involvement in the Scottish Graduate School of Arts and Humanities (SGSAH), a Doctoral Training Partnership of 8 Scottish HEIs.
The School Geographical and Earth Sciences (GES) welcomes student proposals which relate to existing research strengths in the following areas:
• Cultural geography
• Historical geography
• Landscape studies
• Historical geographies of science
• Historical geographies of resistance and labour
• Sci-Arts collaboration
• Arts, health and well-being
• Performance and ecology
Applications encompassing an interdisciplinary aspect are also welcome.
Studentships are available to applicants living in the UK and the European Union. For full details, please visit www.sgsah.ac.uk
Applicants with a Masters degree (or currently studying for a Masters qualification) will be prioritised. To be considered for an award, candidates must have applied to study at the University of Glasgow and have provided two academic references through the university’s application system. Full details and the application form are available on the SGSAH website.
The deadline for scholarship applications is: Wednesday 6 January 2016.
Within the School of Geographical and Earth Sciences, prospective applicants with enquiries should contact Deborah Dixon, Head of Graduate Studies (Deborah.Dixon@glasgow.ac.uk) or Hayden Lorimer, Human Geography Research Group (Hayden.Lorimer@glasgow.ac.uk).
Details of research in the School of GES are available at: http://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/ges/research/humangeographyresearch/
Successful applicants to SGSAH benefit from fees, stipend and significant additional flexible funding to shape their doctoral training to meet their individual needs. SGSAH students will have access to the rich resources available in all Scottish HEIs as well as unique training opportunities developed in partnership with SGSAH’s 29 founding supporter organisations. These prestigious and internationally-renowned organisations include the National Museum of Scotland, the National Library of Scotland, the National Theatre of Scotland, Scottish Ballet, the National Galleries of Scotland, BBC Scotland, Scottish Opera, the Royal Scottish National Orchestra and the Royal Scottish Chamber Orchestra, the Edinburgh International Book and Film Festivals, the Scottish Sculpture Workshop and a diverse range of local and regional arts, culture and heritage organisations. They have committed to support students in a variety of ways including exclusive access to training events, mentoring, talks, visits and funded placements and internships.