|Kingston upon Hull
|UK Students, EU Students, International Students
|£18,622 per year (2023/24 rate)
|6th December 2023
|24th January 2024
Supervisors: Professor Briony McDonagh, Dr. Stewart Mottram, Dr. Helen Fenwick, Dr. Charles Prior
Hours: 4 years Full time
Subject areas: Physical & Environmental Sciences (Environmental Sciences); Languages, Literature & Culture (Cultural Studies, Literature); Historical & Philosophical Studies (History); Social Sciences & Social Care (Human & Social Geography)
We are pleased to invite applicants to submit a research proposal, for an applicant-devised project, in the University of Hull’s Centre for Water Cultures. Your proposal should map to one of the Centre’s key research strands and fall within the following research areas (broadly defined):
The PhD degree programme that successful applicants will be registered on will be confirmed on receipt of the research proposal and will be one of either PhD History, PhD Human Geography or aligned subjects. Please do include your suggested PhD degree programme in your research proposal, which will be subject to confirmation during the application process.
Writing a convincing and well-argued research proposal is an essential part of your application for this Centre of Water Cultures call for applicant-devised PhD projects. We have provided some guidance notes that you can access to help you in developing your proposal (please see our website for further information).
This is a funded 4-year PhD studentship to start in September 2024. An exciting opportunity for an ambitious, talented and enthusiastic researcher to conduct interdisciplinary research in order to advance thinking within the area of blue-green humanities.
To watch our recent webinar which includes an introduction to this research scholarship click here.
If you have any queries about this project, please address them to firstname.lastname@example.org, rather than contacting the supervisor directly. This is to support our inclusive recruitment practices. Our Water Cultures Professional Services Team will liaise with Supervisors and ensure you receive responses to your queries.
This PhD scholarship is funded for 48 months, covering fees at the UK rate, a maintenance grant of £18,622 per year (2023/24 rate), and a research and training support grant.
You should have a good undergraduate degree (at least a 2:1 Honours degree, or international equivalent) in a relevant subject such as History, Human Geography, American Studies or Cultural Studies. A Masters in a relevant subject is desirable, but not essential.
If your first language is not English, or you require Tier 4 student visa to study, you will be required to provide evidence of your English language competency. The IELTS requirement is 6.0 overall with no less than 5.5 in each skill.
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