SGSAH awarded £900,000

Issued: Wed, 13 Sep 2017 16:59:00 BST

The Scottish Graduate School for Arts & Humanities ( SGSAH) has been awarded over £900,000 by the Arts & Humanities Research Council to fund 12 PhD studentships in the creative and digital sectors.

The projects the doctoral researchers will be undertaking are at the interface of the arts and humanities, and social sciences and sciences, and deepen partnership with industry and business.

Partners who will be providing supervision and placements include the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Creative Carbon Scotland, the Biome Collective and Xcentuate. 

Support for the doctoral researchers and partner organisations will be provided by the SGSAH Creative Economies Hub, a forum for internationally significant collaborative doctoral research.

The studentships will be launched at the SGSAH Creative Economies Hub event ‘What are the Creative Industries?’ on the 17t October in Dundee, along with partner organisations and the Creative Industries Federation.


The Scottish Graduate School for Arts & Humanities is the world’s first national graduate school in the Arts & Humanities. A consortium of 16 HEIs in Scotland based at the University of Glasgow, SGSAH organises and funds studentships and training across Scotland, and is home to the AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership for Scotland.

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