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  Storytelling, workflow and language in the fourth industrial revolution
  Dr S Patel
Application Deadline: 3 March 2019
Research area. Creative practice and creative industries. Emerging creative technologies are disrupting conventional narrative structures, including the way in which stories are found and told.
  The Limitations of Identity Politics - Project ID SAS0036 - exploring the current prominence of identity politics from a Lacanian and post-Lacanian perspective
  Dr C Neill, Dr S Fohring
Application Deadline: 31 May 2019
This PhD will explore the current prominence of identity politics from a Lacanian and post-Lacanian perspective, with a view to interrogating the functioning, the limitations and the ramifications of this popular tendency and how it interacts variously with democratic potential and with the rise of populism.
  The Revolutionary Potential in Non-binary Gender Identity - Project ID SAS0032
  Dr C Neill, Dr S Fohring
Application Deadline: 31 May 2019
This PhD will explore the current state of and debates concerning gender identity with a particular focus on the ramifications of contesting or even dissolving the traditional exclusive binary positions of male and female.
  Literature & Visual Culture, 1660-1800 (Advert Reference: RDF19/HUM/HENSBERGEN)
  Dr C van Hensbergen
Application Deadline: 25 January 2019
The long eighteenth century was a transformative period for the Arts in Britain. During the century, schools, theories and institutions emerged that encouraged the British to conceive of the various Arts as defined by difference (rather than similarity) from each other.
  Linguistics: ESRC Wales Doctoral Training Partnership PhD Collaborative Studentship with Oxford University Press and Grange Junior School
  Prof J Milton
Application Deadline: 1 February 2019
This scholarship is funded by the ESRC Wales Doctoral Training Partnership, Oxford University Press and Grange Junior School. Swansea University, supported by the ESRC Doctoral Training Partnership for Wales (Wales DTP), invites applications for funded PhD study, available to start in October 2019.
  Variation and style in Liverpool English: corpus building to support automatic dialect recognition
  Dr S Lampropoulou, Dr P Cooper
Application Deadline: 18 January 2019
Applications are invited for a 3-year PhD studentship in the Department of English, as part of the ESRC North West Social Science Doctoral Training Partnership (NWSSDTP) at the University of Liverpool in collaboration with the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), a non-HEI partner organisation.
  Modern and contemporary social and political theatre
  Dr V Angelaki
Applications accepted all year round
In the recent period we have been witnessing a considerable turn towards experimentation and formal flow on British stages. For a theatre culture that had previously been, with few notable exceptions, profoundly embedded in traditions of social realism, the turn has been as notable as it has been significant.
  Capturing the entrepreneurial voice - internationalising the regions.
  Research Group: Centre for Regional Economic and Enterprise Development (CREED)
  Prof M Jones, Dr D O'Reilly, Dr M McGuinness, Dr M Hassett
Applications accepted all year round
This project might suit applicants who have studied business as well as e.g. social psychology, or English language and literature.
  Community resilience in an age of austerity – examining volunteering as a response to public sector cuts
  Research Group: Strategy and International Business group
  Dr G Nichols, Dr M McGuinness
Applications accepted all year round
This research will examine community response to cuts in local government support of traditional leisure services through the theoretical frameworks of social capital (1), the big society (2, 3), community resilience (4,5) and how these are constructed and understood in the context of disruption to local community structures arising from austerity measures.
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