Postgraduate funding opportunities 2015

Science, Technology and Innovation Studies in the School of Social and Political Science at the University of Edinburgh is pleased to announce a number of postgraduate funding opportunities at PhD level.

Science, Technology and Innovation Studies, includes the Innogen InstituteISSTI and the Science Studies Unit. For specific information on our programmes of study, see http://www.stis.ed.ac.uk/study_stis

Please note: full applications, including a detailed research application that has been worked on with the allocated supervisor and is ready to submit, are expected.

PhD Awards

ESRC Scottish Doctoral Training Centre Awards in STS

Covers: Fees (UK/EU) and maintenance grant for three years (+3) or 4 years (1+3)

STIS has been allocated one studentship under the ESRC Scottish Doctoral Training Centre in the area of Science, Technology and Innovation Studies. We invite applications from candidates with a strong first degree or Masters degree to apply for this pathway studentship. Eligible students may also apply to the Open Competition. There are other DTC funding opportunities available, including collaborative studnetships, with full details available on the Scottish Graduate School Website.

The deadline for applications (including a full research proposal that has been worked on with the allocated supervisor) is early February 2015. However, potential applicants should contact us as soon as possible to discuss their research topic and potential supervision. Information on how to apply for an ESRC award is on the Graduate School website.

ESRC Scottish Doctoral Training Centre Awards in Environment, Climate Change & Energy pathway

Covers: Fees (UK/EU) and maintenance grant for three years (+3) or 4 years (1+3)

STIS is able to support candidates for the Environment, Climate Change & Energy pathway of the ESRC DTC awards with a strong first degree or Masters degree. The deadline for applications (including a full research proposal that has been worked on with the allocated supervisor) is early February 2015. However, potential applicants should contact us as soon as possible to discuss their research topic and potential supervision. There is further information for candidates on how to apply for an ESRC award on the Graduate School website.

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