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Law - funded postgraduate research opportunity

   Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

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  Dr L Pritchard  No more applications being accepted  Competition Funded PhD Project (Students Worldwide)

About the Project

The legal academics within the Law School build on Keele University’s long-standing reputation for excellence in socio-legal scholarship and contextually-aware doctrinal legal work.

Keele is committed to supporting research of the highest quality, which has the potential to generate impact in legal and policy fields. Established areas of strength include Gender Sexuality & Law and Professional Ethics (PEAK – see Ethics entry for details) and newer innovative groups address Globalisation & International Law and Legal Education & Professional Practice.

In addition to these clusters, research covers a number of cross-group thematic areas including healthcare law and bioethics, governance and regulation, and globalisation and international development. These include:

·        Criminal Law

·        Evidence/ Sentencing

·        Gender, sexuality and law

·        International Law and Human Rights

·        Law and Literature

·        Law and Religion

·        Legal Education

·        Legal profession and legal services

·        Legal Theory

·        Medical / Health Care Law

·        Property Law

·        Tort Law

·        Contract Law

·        Disability Law

Eligibility criteria

Applicants are expected to have completed recognised ESRC research training at Masters level, or equivalent experience, and a degree in any social sciences undergraduate level or above.

Terms and conditions of studentship

Your application can only be considered on the basis of the information we have received. It is your responsibility to ensure that your application has arrived before the deadline and includes ALL the required documents.

To apply

Go to https://www.keele.ac.uk/study/postgraduateresearch/studentships/ and click on the “Apply” button on the appropriate studentship, please quote the reference ESRC_Law2023.

Funding Notes

All funded PhD students, whether UK or International will be eligible for a full award which includes a stipend to support living costs, and fees at the standard UKRI home fee rate. Keele University will fund the difference between the Home and Overseas tuition fee for any successful overseas applicants.
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