New PhD Studentships at Univ Brighton

Printable version Wednesday 30 May 2012 Last updated at 16:54

Up to 40 new PhD studentships valued at £55,650 each at the University of Brighton.

The University of Brighton’s Doctoral College invites applications from around the world for one of up to 40 new PhD studentships available for entry during the 2012/2013 academic year.

The studentships offer funding to pursue research across a range of topics including the arts and humanities and social sciences.

Each studentship is worth up to £55,650 over three years and covers tuition fees for UK/EU applicants and includes a contribution of £14,300 per annum towards living expenses. We would also like to hear from suitably qualified international candidates. The award will be of the same overall value, to cover international tuition fees and a contribution towards living expenses.

Closing date for applications is 8 June 2012.

Some of the topics include:

The future of the languages of Europe (contrastive linguistics, English and German)

Digital media producers and consumers: exploring participation and co-creation

The interface between art and design education and the creative, digital and IT sector in the South East

Ageing, care and technology

Democracy and the politics of equality

The interaction between the academy and the work place

Uprooted grassroots: transnational migrants in lower levels of English football

Optimising heat tolerance and pacing strategies in endurance athlete

Protesting the Olympics: anti-Olympics movements and Berlin’s bid for the 2000 summer games

To find out more about the range of topics available and our commitment to high quality research student support, visit the website.

Or if you would like to talk to us, contact the office of the Professor David Arnold, dean of the Doctoral College, on 01273 641107 or by email on


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