|Location:||Newcastle upon Tyne|
|Funding for:||UK Students, EU Students|
|Placed On:||17th April 2019|
|Closes:||3rd June 2019|
Value of award
100% tuition fees at UK/EU rate will be paid and an annual maintenance grant equivalent to the RCUK rate (£15,009 for 2019/20). Successful non-EU international students will be required to make up the difference between the UK/EU fees and international fees. A research training support grant is available to support fieldwork and associated costs.
Number of awards: 1
Start date and duration
October 2019 for 3 years full time.
This studentship, hosted by Policy Ethics and Life Sciences Research Centre, is open to candidates with backgrounds and interests in bioethics, the sociology of science and technology, or the governance or political economy of the sciences. The specific direction for the research will be determined by the interests of the successful candidate, but could include areas such as,
The promises made for these technologies to contribute to the economy, address major societal concerns such as climate change and food security, and revolutionise healthcare are all areas that are open to critical examination and reflection.
The project will form a part of the programme of work, Synthetic Portabolomics: Leading the Way at the Crossroads of the Digital and Bio Economies. (Award EP/N031962/1). portabolomics.ico2s.org
Name of supervisor(s)
The successful applicant will have, or expect to have, a Master’s Degree in Social Science or cognate discipline). If your first language is not English you need an overall IELTS score of 7.0 (with at least 6.5 in all sub-skills).
How to apply
You must apply through the University’s online postgraduate application system by creating an account. To do this please select ‘How to Apply’ and choose the ‘Apply now’ button.
All relevant fields should be completed, but fields marked with a red asterisk must to be completed. The following information will help us to process your application. You will need to:
*You will not be able to submit your application until you have submitted your degree transcript/s.
You should also send your covering letter and CV to Dr. Simon Woods by email to email@example.com.
For further details, please contact:
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3254
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