ESRC Collaborative Studentship


Project Title: Developing a Behavioural and Experiential Understanding of Fuel Poverty: Improving the Effectiveness of Policy and Practice for Home-Warmth and Energy-Efficiency Intervention.

Available to study a PhD in the School of Social and Political Sciences in the College of Social Sciences under the supervision of Professor Ade Kearns (Urban Studies, School of Social and Political Sciences).

Please see Postgradute research opportunities for more deatils.


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, standard RCUK stipend per annum and access to the 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: 29 April 2018

For more information contact: