The Vice-Chancellor’s Research Studentships are new to the University of Roehampton for 2012/13. Research studentships (including full bursaries and fees-only) are available for 29 students to undertake study for a PhD to start 1 January 2013.Studentships are available in all academic areas where the university can provide appropriate supervision. Applications can be made to any of the 10 Departments of the University: Dance; Drama, Theatre and Performance; Education; English and Creative Writing; Humanities; Life Sciences; Media, Culture and Language; Psychology; Social Sciences and the Business School. Interdisciplinary projects spanning more than one Department are also welcomed.
Nine successful applicants will receive full bursaries including Home/EU fees plus a Research Council level stipend for three years’ full-time doctoral study. The bursaries will be subject to annual review of student progress. The bursary rate for 2012-13 is £15,590. In addition a contribution towards project costs will be made available, with a minimum of £300 allocated for each bursary student and additional funds available for high-cost laboratory or field projects.
Twenty successful applicants will receive fees-only award, covering home/EU fees for three years’ full-time or four years’ part-time PhD study. The studentships are subject to annual review of student progress.
• Contact the appropriate Research Student Co-ordinator (list below) or potential supervisors to check that appropriate supervision is available within your chosen field of study and to discuss your project • Download and complete the Vice-Chancellor’s Research Studentships Application Form • Attach an up-to-date CV • Provide a covering letter explaining the expertise and experience you would bring to your project.
Applications should be sent to:
Vice-Chancellor's Research StudentshipsAdmissions OfficeErasmus HouseUniversity of RoehamptonRoehampton LaneLondonSW15 5PJOr by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Business SchoolDr Leonard Holmes email@example.com
DanceDr Geraldine Morris firstname.lastname@example.org
Drama, Theatre and PerformanceDr Sarah Gorman email@example.com
EducationProf David Hargreaves firstname.lastname@example.org
English and Creative WritingProf Martin Priestman email@example.com
HumanitiesDr Ted Vallance firstname.lastname@example.org
Life SciencesDr Peter Shaw email@example.com
Media, Culture and LanguageDr Eva Eppler firstname.lastname@example.org
PsychologyProf Cecilia Essau email@example.com
Social ScienceDr Steven Groarke firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline for applications: 1 October 2012Interviews: week commencing 5 November 2012Decisions will be communicated to candidates at the end of November 2012 and successful students will be expected to start on 1 January 2013.For full information, download the Vice-Chancellor's Research Studentship's Flyer (PDF).For all general enquiries, please contact the Graduate SchoolEmail: email@example.comTelephone: 020 8392 3631