Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences and at Oxford Brookes University is offers a full-time PhD Studentship starting in September 2016. Applications are invited for a PhD Studentship in

Project I: Lemurs as protectors of the forest: Lemur seed dispersal, forest regeneration and local livelihoods in the littoral forest fragments of Madagascar’

Department: Department of Social Sciences

Supervisory team: Dr Giuseppe Donati and Professor Kate Hill

Salary: £14,000 as a stipend towards living expenses for a maximum of three years. Home/EU fees will be covered by the Dept. of Social Sciences for a maximum of 3 years.

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Project II: Avant-Garde Writing, Technology and the Everyday’

Department: Department of English and Modern Languages

Supervisory team: Professor Alex Goody and Dr Eric White

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Project III: Challenging Security Anew: Probing the Bases and Limits of Critical Security Studies.

Department: Department of Social Sciences

Supervisory team: Dr Tina Managhan and  Dr Doerthe Rosenow

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Project IV: Exploring family, care work and fatherhood in the ‘age of migration’

Department: Department of Social Sciences

Supervisory team: Professor Tina Miller and Dr Maja Cederberg

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Project V: ‘The Art of Pre-Raphaelite Criticism’

Department: Department of History, Philosophy & Religion

Supervisory team: Professor Christiana Payne and Dr Dinah Roe

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  • Only for Home or EU students.
  • Candidate of the highest quality and capable of submitting a Ph.D. thesis within 3 years.
  • Applicants must have completed a relevant Master’s degree before the Studentship start date.
  • Successful candidate may also be required to complete supplementary research methods training in their first year of study.
  • Applicants should also be able to demonstrate strong research capabilities and be fluent in spoken and written English.

How to apply:

  • To request for an application pack, project description and for further details, contact hss-researchdegrees@brookes.ac.uk
—————Quick Overview————-
OrganizationOxford Brookes University
Fellowship LevelPhD
Subject areasSocial Sciences, Sociology, Humanities, Language
Fellowship amount£14,000
EligibilityFor EU students only
Deadline25 May 2016

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