Faculty of Arts PhD Studentship, Manuscripts and Special Collections, Nottingham

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Location: University of Nottingham

Deadline: 28th February 2017

This studentship is for students wanting to undertake a doctoral degree working on our manuscripts and special collections.

The University of Nottingham Manuscripts and Special Collections, and Centre for Research on Cuba, hold collections which have been designated as of national and international importance.

They are a major research resource in the following areas:

  • British social, political, economic and administrative history (family and estate collections)
  • History of health and medical treatment (hospital archives)
  • DH Lawrence
  • Archdeaconry of Nottingham ecclesiastical court
  • Nonconformist churches
  • Business and trade union history
  • Rivers, water supply and drainage
  • University archives
  • Medieval literary manuscripts
  • Cuba (The Hennessy Collection)


The studentship is for up to three years for full-time study (subject to satisfactory progression).

It will cover:

  • the equivalent of The University of Nottingham’s home/EU postgraduate research tuition fee (estimated £4183) for up to three years
  • provide a maintenance grant (stipend) – currently £14296 p.a for 2017.

Application deadline: midnight 28th February 2017

Start date: September 2017

For more information, visit the Faculty of Arts website.

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