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Improving on-site museum and art gallery experiences for blind and partially sighted visitors.

Museums and art galleries across the world are not only buildings that house specialised objects, artworks, research, they are a curation of earth history and the beings and nature that reside; thus, they play an important role in our society. Read more

Exploring evolutionary change through genomic sequencing of museum specimens

Next-generation sequencing has made it possible to sequence the genomes of museum specimens dating back several hundred years. In this project you will generate genomic data from museum specimens of birds, principally great tits. Read more

Uncovering Hidden Histories : a creative practice PhD to uncover, explore and engage people with black histories in Lancaster and Morecambe

Applications are invited for a Creative Practice PhD (via MPhil) studentship at the UCLAN Research Centre in Migration, Diaspora and Exile (MIDEX) in the School of Humanities, Language and Global Studies in collaboration with the Lancaster Maritime Museum. Read more

Classics PhD

We supervise research across an exceptionally wide range of topics in Greek, Roman and Near Eastern history, archaeology and art, as well as Greek and Latin language, literature and thought, late antique and Byzantine studies, and reception studies. Read more

Making art accessible for the visually impaired [Self-Funded Students only]

  Research Group: Complex Systems
Our ongoing research across two Schools in Cardiff University, Computer Science and Vision Sciences, have enabled us to develope state-of-the-art computer vision techniques for establishing correspondences and aligning images/shapes captured from different views on headset displays (augmented reality (AR)). Read more

University of Liverpool - School of Histories, Languages & Cultures

The School of Histories, Languages and Cultures draws together a unique set of research and teaching expertise found across five departments in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. Read more

Learning outside the classroom, how museums, galleries and environmental education centres can foster culturally inclusive practices in schools.

Learning for Sustainability, (LfS) lies at the heart of education in Scotland. It is embedded in the Standards for teachers in Scotland by the General Teaching Council for Scotland and in the Scottish Curriculum for Excellence. Read more

AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Partnership (CDP) studentship - Radical Mudlarking? Reimagining the History of London as a Global City on the Thames Foreshore

This project will be co-supervised by Professor Alastair Owens and Dr Ed Legon (at Queen Mary) and Dr Claire Harris and Ruth Taylor (at Museum of London Archaeology, MOLA) and the student will be expected to spend time at both Queen Mary and MOLA as well as becoming part of the wider cohort of CDP funded students across the UK. Read more

Sex and Reproduction During the Evolution of Apes

 . Reproduction is the prime imperative for species and even helps define life itself. For humans, reproductive biology, mating behaviours, and parenting overlap in profound and complex ways throughout our lives. Read more

Rethinking the “Wandering Tribes:” Navvies, mobile communities, and representing transient voices

This collaborative doctoral project, shared between the National Railway Museum in York and the Department of Archaeology at the University of York, focuses on the understudied figures of railway history – the navvies. . Read more

Arts & Humanities PhD Opportunities with the University of Glasgow

The University of Glasgow is ranked in the World's Top 100 for Arts and Humanities (QS World Rankings 2022). Inspiring people in Scotland and across the world since 1451, we remain committed to delivering world-leading research, teaching, knowledge and support. Read more

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