PhD studentship in Modern British History at Newman Univesrity, Birmingham, UK

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October 23, 2015
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
British History / Studies, Modern European History / Studies, Political History / Studies
As part of Newman University’s continued commitment to supporting the most promising students to undertake in-depth postgraduate research, applications are invited for a fully-funded PhD Studentship in modern British history for three years (full-time) for UK or EU students. The Studentship includes a subsistence grant in line with the recommendations of the UK research Councils (currently £14,057 p.a. for 2015-16) with all fees paid. The University supports world-leading and internationally recognised research across a broad range of disciplines (including the Human Sciences, Sport, Psychology, Education and the Humanities). We particularly welcome applications on: British political history of later 19th and early 20th centuries; Social history of the Victorian era, in particular the history of public institutions, such as the factory inspectorate, between the 1830s and the 1860s. Interested applicants should contact Dr Ian Cawood by email: for an informal discussion Applicants are expected to possess a Master’s Degree with Distinction, or with Merit including a Distinction in the Dissertation, from a UK University, or an equivalent qualification. The key criteria for selection and appointment will be: Record of academic excellence of the candidate; Availability of supervisory expertise and capacity; Quality of project proposal; Research skills and training; Spread of recruitment. Further information and the application form are available on: Please note that Newman University offers its PhDs in partnership with Liverpool Hope University (who are the awarding institution), by whose regulations successful applicants will be bound. Timescale Deadline for applications: Friday 23 October 2015 Interviews: week commencing Monday 2 November 2015 Commencement of Studentship: Monday 1 February 2016
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Dr Ian Cawood Newman University Birmingham B32 3NT
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