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3 PhD Studentships at The Faculty of Arts

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Profile Description

 The Faculty of Arts at the University of Wolverhampton is offering three PhD studentships, each for three years of full-time study in the following areas:


1. The new Centre for Sikh & Panjabi Studies is to hold this year's ‘Dean's Studentship' in music-related research areas. These could include any aspects of the functions of music in the religious and cultural aspects of Sikh experience and practice, including worship, ritual, social context or musicology.
Potential students are encouraged to speak to the Director of Studies:
Dr Opinderjit Takhar - [email protected]

2. English – We are interested in interdisciplinary explorations into the changing nature of human cognition, specifically that of memory, in twenty-first century culture
Potential students are encouraged to speak to the Director of Studies:
Professor Sebastian Groes - [email protected]

3. Art & Design - We are interested in practice-led proposals that concern either animation/animated documentary, or video performance based practice.
For further discussion please contact the following Supervisors:
Animation - Dr Sam Moore - [email protected]
Video performance - Dr Dean Kelland - [email protected]

Applicants should be highly motivated with a Master's Degree or equivalent in a relevant subject. You can review the information about our research groups and areas of expertise amongst our research staff prior to making your proposal. Visit: Faculty of Arts @ www.wlv.ac.uk/research/institutes-and-centres/

Applicants should send the following information by the deadline of Friday 29th June 2018:

• A completed University of Wolverhampton PhD ‘Expression of Interest' form, available from the website, with details of the research investigation i.e. research question/s, methodology and anticipated contribution to knowledge.
• Proof of an IELTS score of 7 (only for international applicants).
• An academic CV with letters of support from two academic referees.
• Documentation of any practical work in CD, DVD or 35mm slides.
• A stamped self-addressed envelope for the return of visual material.

Applications and questions should be addressed to:
Melissa Thorneycroft, Research Administrator.
Tel: +44 (0)1902 32 2213, email: [email protected]
Faculty of Art, University of Wolverhampton,
Molineux Street, Wolverhampton WV1 1DT

Funding Notes

Some or all of the PhD opportunities in this programme have funding attached. Applications for this programme are welcome from suitably qualified candidates worldwide. Funding may only be available to a limited set of nationalities and you should read the full programme details for further information.



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