ESRC AQM Studentship


Project Title:The Political Polarisation and Violence around Independence Movements: An Agent-Based Model of Echo Chambers and Tipping Points in Online and Offline Social Networks.

Available to study a PhD in the School of Social and Political Sciences in the College of Social Sciences under the supervision of Dr Philip Leifeld (School of Social and Political Sciences).

Please see postgraduate research opportunities for more details.


Eligible Countries

  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Bulgaria
  • Croatia
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • England
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malta
  • Netherlands
  • Northern Ireland
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Scotland
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Wales

Eligible Programmes


Depending on residency, a Full Award consists of: Full tuition fee waiver, enhanced RCUK stipend per annum access to the annual Research Training Support Grant; and a Fees Only award consists of: a Full tuition fee waiver.

How to apply

Collate all documents and send in one email to  
Application deadline: 22 April 2018

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