Windmill Stree_smallMedical Humanities is vast and ever expanding field, comprising multi and interdisciplinary approaches around histories, experiences, narratives and representations of health, emotions, selfhood, wellbeing, body, illness, to mention but some. 

The Department of Humanities has a longstanding commitment to research in the Medical Humanities. The University of Roehampton as a whole features a wide range of research across departments around these themes. While led by this department, this group is currently being enlarged to include participation from members of other departments.

For more information and to join the group please contact 

Dr Michael Brown
Department of Humanities
Tel: +44 (0)20 8392 3840


PhD Scholarships

Every year AHRC Studentships are available through the TECHNE Doctoral Training Partnership. Each scholarship includes maintenance and fees for three years for a full-time student, or for five years for a part-time student. The TECHNE training programme is enhanced by input and placement opportunities provided by 13 partner organisations, including the Museum of London, the Barbican, the Natural History Museum, the British Film Institute, the Victoria & Albert Museum.  See information about subjects and possible supervisors (PDF) in the department. Completed application forms, along with supporting documentation, should be submitted to TECHNE@roehampton.ac.uk by midnight on the 29 January 2017. Please contact the Research Degrees Convener to discuss what supervision is available/eligibility and express your informal expression of interest to apply by 1 December 2016.