Serious applicants are advised to make an informal enquiry about the PhD before the final submission deadline of 10 JAN. To apply, please email Dr Duthie (CC Dr Burdett ), with (1) a one page cover letter indicating why you are interested in this project, (2) your CV with contact information for two references, and (3) full transcripts of previous qualifications obtained. For eligible candidates, funding is available to cover tuition fees, stipend and research costs. However, please note that this project is in competition with others for funding, and success will depend on the quality of applications received.
Instructions on how to make a formal application and information on eligibility requirements can be found here: https://www.iapetus2.ac.uk/how-to-apply/. Note that you must make an application both to the IAPETUS2 website and to Stirling University (https://www.stir.ac.uk/research/research-degrees/how-to-apply-for-our-research-degrees/) before the closing date for your application to be valid.
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