About the Programme
Reference number: SOCSCIHUM 2021
Start date of studentship: 1 October 2021
Closing date of advert: 26 February 2021
Applications are invited for fully funded studentships in the School of Social Sciences and Humanities at Loughborough University. The School is looking for highly motivated and talented scholars able to extend our international reputation for excellent, adventurous, and cutting-edge research.
Loughborough University is a top-ten rated university in England for research intensity (REF2014). In choosing Loughborough for your research, you’ll work alongside academics who are leaders in their field. You will benefit from comprehensive support and guidance from our Doctoral College, including tailored careers advice, to help you succeed in your research and future career
The School is composed of five units: Communication and Media, English, Geography and Environment, Politics and International Studies, Social and Policy Studies. It is a partner in the Central England NERC Training Alliance (CENTA) for doctoral training and the Midlands Graduate School ESRC Doctoral training Partnership.
Full Project Detail:
Applications are invited from outstanding scholars working in any area of Art History and Visual Culture, Communications and Media, English, Human and Physical Geography, Politics and International Studies, Social and Policy Studies.
The School has research strengths in eight main areas:
- Art History and Visual Culture
- Communication and Cultures
- Democracy, Crisis and Security
- Environmental Processes and Management
- Families, Young People and Children
- Genders and Identities
- Migration, Identities and Governance
- Textual Editing and Interpretation
We are especially keen to receive proposals in the following areas:
- Contemporary Literary Prizes
- Critical Organization Studies
- Geopolitics and Security
- Literary Modernism
- Social Movements
- UK Defence, Foreign and Security Policy
You must contact the School before submission to discuss your proposal. Please follow the links below to identify a potential supervisor for your project. If you require advice in this regard, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Find out more:
Communication and Media:
Geography and Environment:
Politics and International Studies:
Social and Policy Studies:
Applicants should have, or expect to achieve, at least a 2:1 Honours degree (or equivalent) in the major subject of their research field, or in a related subject. A relevant Masters degree would be advantageous.
The studentship is for 3 years and provides a tax-free stipend of £15285 per annum for the duration of the studentship plus tuition fees at the UK rate. International (including EU) students may apply however the total value of the studentship will cover the International Tuition Fee Only.
Name: Emma Nadin
Email address: email@example.com
Telephone number: +44 (0)1509 228901
How to apply:
All applications should be made online at http://www.lboro.ac.uk/study/apply/research/. Under programme name, select Communication and Media, Geography and Environment, English/Humanities, Politics and International Studies and Social and Policy Studies.
Please quote reference number: SOCSCIHUM2021
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