Future Research Leaders: 6 PhD studentships in history and education at Bishop Grosseteste University

As part of the ambitious strategy for research, innovation and knowledge exchange, BGU is pleased to announce the second round of PhD studentships in the ‘Future Research Leaders’ programme. BGU is offering up to six full time studentships in History and Education to commence in Summer 2017. The projects build on the successes in REF2014 which demonstrated world leading research across BGU submissions, and align with the strategic focus on interdisciplinary research which adheres to the principles of open data.

Successful candidates will receive a bursary of £14,000 per year plus tuition fees for up to four years to study at BGU. The PhD is awarded by the University of Leicester under the validation partnership.

BGU is seeking applications from high quality UK and EU candidates. For full details of the projects on offer, eligibility criteria and the application process please visit the BGU website:

www.bishopg.ac.uk/phdstudentships

PhD STUDENTSHIPS IN HISTORY


Robert Grosseteste (1170-1253) and the science of learning

For further details, please contact Dr Jack Cunningham. Telephone 01522 583728. E-mail: jack.cunningham@bishopg.ac.uk

Diaries and memoirs, biography and autobiography: historical testimony and heritage education and learning

For further details, please contact Dr Robert von Friedeburg. Telephone 01522 527347. E-mail: robert.vonfriedeburg@bishopg.ac.uk

The business and community archives of the Lincolnshire Coop, 1861-1921: digitisation, open access and public consumption

For further details, please contact Dr Robert von Friedeburg. Telephone 01522 527347. E-mail: robert.vonfriedeburg@bishopg.ac.uk

 

PhD STUDENTSHIPS IN EDUCATION

Social innovation: how do learning and education enable the use of Geographic Open Data to explore and develop community and place-based problems and innovations?

For further details, please contact Professor David Rae. Telephone 07534 156427. Email: david.rae@bishopg.ac.uk

Citizen science: the role of small data in the architecture of SmartCities in England and India

For further details, please contact Professor Chris Atkin. Telephone: 01522 583704. Email: chris.atkin@bishopg.ac.uk

Policy and practice in preparing the early years workforce

For further details, please contact Dr Emma Pearson. Telephone: 01522 583634. Email: emma.pearson@bishopg.ac.uk

 

General enquiries about the studentship programme, or enquiries about self-funded study should be addressed to Dr Caroline Horton, Academic Co-ordinator for the PhD programme. Telephone 01522 583711. Email: caroline.horton@bishopg.ac.uk

 

The closing date for applications is 17 February 2017.