The Department of Dance announce availability of AHRC Studentships through the TECHNE Partnership

The Department of Dance at the University of Roehampton invites expressions of interest to join our Masters and PhD Programmes.

Posted: 13 December 2013

image for news story The Department of Dance announce availability of AHRC Studentships through the TECHNE Partnership

The Department of Dance are interested in all genres of dance practised within and beyond Britain. All fields of Dance Studies are welcome but we would be especially interested in hearing from potential candidates on the following topics:  Contemporary Performance; Dance and Community Arts; Dance and Health; Dance, Gender and Sexuality; Dance Histories; Philosophy of Dance; Practice-led Research; Choreography and Cross Disciplinary Practices; Popular and Social Dance; Choreomusical analysis; Dance as Intangible Cultural Heritage; Movement Analysis and Motion Capture; and Dance and Digital Arts.

Details on our Masters programmes can be found here and current research students and potential supervisors can be found on the Centre for Dance Research website.

TECHNE is an AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership, a Consortium of 7 higher education institutions, including the University of Roehampton, based in London and the South-East. Over 5 years (2014-2019), TECHNE will award around 176 PhD studentships and 25 Masters studentships at its partner institutions. University of Roehampton applicants for PhD study are eligible to apply through the University for TECHNE Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) studentships (stipend and fee waiver) to start 1st October 2014. TECHNE PhD students will benefit from a rich and diverse development programme, with a focus on interdisciplinarity and developing career potential both within and beyond academia. The programme includes input and placement opportunities provided by TECHNE’s 13 partner organisations in the cultural sector (e.g. the Barbican, Victoria & Albert Museum, Natural History Museum, Museum of London, British Film Institute and the Rose Theatre, Kingston). For further information on how to apply for TECHNE studentships please click here.

For Dance specific enquiries: contact Dr Stacey Prickett, Research Degrees Convener.

The deadline for TECHNE applications for PhD studentships is the 19th February 2014.

Information about how to apply for a TECHNE Masters studentships will be available early in 2014.


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