Applications are invited from the following fields:
Sussex hosts a vibrant community of doctoral researchers from across the social sciences, and is renowned for the quality of its innovative, creative and interdisciplinary research. As a SeNSS student at Sussex you will be based in our schools of study and research centers. With access to regular SeNSS pathway development events and seminars, and the Sussex suite of researcher development courses, you will be supported to realise your full potential as one of the next generation of talented Social Scientists.
The South East Network for Social Sciences (SeNSS) is one of only 14 Doctoral Training Partnerships accredited by the Economic and Social Research Council. The SeNSS consortium is formed of 10 leading UK universities, all of which are engaged in cutting-edge social science research and training. The SeNSS consortium members are: universities of East Anglia, Essex, Kent, Reading, Roehampton, Surrey and Sussex, as well as City, Goldsmiths and Royal Holloway from the University of London. As a SeNSS student you will have opportunities to access to training and development activities across the consortium.
If you are successful in attracting a SeNSS studentship competition you will:
You can also benefit from research and practical expertise available across all the other SeNSS institutions, via existing research networks, joint or additional supervision, and access to training.
If you wish to apply for a SeNSS studentship competition you must first apply for a place on a PhD course at the University of Sussex.
Once you have made your application to Sussex and have discussed your scholarship application with your supervisor, you can apply to the ESRC SeNSS scholarship competition on the consortium website.
SeNSS studentships starting in autumn 2021 are open to UK and International students according to UKRI eligibility rules. A small number of scholarships are available for International students and further details are on our Sussex website.
The deadline for applications to the University of Sussex is 12.00 on 18th January 2021.
The deadline for applications to the ESRC SeNSS is 12.00 on 01st February 2021.
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