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Funding Opportunity: Lisa Jardine Intellectual History Grants Scheme

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Closing Dates for Round 1 and Round 2 of Scheme:  2018/R1 – Opens 28th June 2018 – Closes 31st August 2018 (15:00 UK time) 2018/R2 – Opens 1st October 2018 – Closes 31st December 2018 (15:00 UK time) Lisa Jardine Intellectual History Grants Scheme  Aim: The Lisa Jardine Grant Scheme is designed to offer the opportunity… Continue reading

New Seed Scheme Launched: Funding available to support research initiatives across the NNMHR

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Closing Date: 5pm Monday 18 June 2018 The NNMHR has just been awarded a generous Small Grant* from the Wellcome Trust to enable us to continue supporting innovative and critical medical humanities research across the network. We are delighted to announce that the first round of the NNMHR Seed Scheme is now open. Applications are invited… Continue reading

Call for Applications: British Academy/Jisc Digital Research in the Humanities Grants

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Deadline for Applicants: 13 June 2018 (5pm UK time) Deadline for Institutional Approval: 14 June 2018 (5pm UK time) Call for Applications: British Academy/Jisc Digital Research in the Humanities Grants The call for applications for the BA/Jisc Digital Research in the Humanities Grants has recently opened. The BA/Jisc Digital Research in the Humanities Grants are… Continue reading

PhD Scholarship: ‘Enabling or Disabling? Critical responses to new audio technologies in the early 20th century’, White Rose College of the Arts and Humanities (WROCAH)

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Location: School of Philosophy, Religion & History of Science, University of Leeds Closing Date: 5pm Friday 1st June 2018 Enabling or Disabling? Critical responses to new audio technologies in the early 20th century White Rose College of the Arts and Humanities (WROCAH) Fully funded PhD scholarship in the White Rose Network: Electronic Soundscapes Supervisors: Graeme Gooday… Continue reading

PhD Scholarships: ‘Writing Disabled Lives in Nineteenth-Century Britain’, Swansea

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Deadline: 22nd January 2018 Start date: 1st October 2018 See the website for full details Project details: During the nineteenth century there were a series of developments that helped to shape ‘disability’ in its modern form. The administrative categorisation of the ‘defective’ poor in workhouses served to identify physical incapacity as a distinctive cause of poverty requiring particular… Continue reading

PhD Scholarship in Literature and Medicine, Lancaster

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Research scholarship in Literature and Medicine and/or Science, University of Lancaster Number of bursaries: 1 Eligibility: Open to Home/EU and Overseas applicants Deadline: 2nd March 2018 The Department invites applications for a PhD in English and/or Creative Writing focused upon the relationship between literature and science or literature and medicine from the Early Modern period through to the present.… Continue reading

Call for Researchers: Medicine Galleries, Science Museum, London

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The Science Museum is looking for researchers to work on 4 week-long research projects for our medical galleries project (details and pay below). If you are interested please email Oisin Wall at oisin.wall@sciencemuseum.ac.uk. Call for Researchers We are developing major new Medicine Galleries to showcase thousands of objects from our medicine collections for the next… Continue reading

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… Continue reading

Postdoctoral Fellowships in Medical Humanities and Social Sciences, Leeds

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The University of Leeds has been awarded a grant of £1.25m over 5 years from the Wellcome Trust ISSF to support biomedical and related research, which has been matched by an equal investment by the University. A major component of this funding will support early career researchers in order to enable them to realise their… Continue reading

Funded PhD: ‘Contextualising bullying and ‘vulnerability’ in the lives of LGBT and/or disabled young people’, Sheffield Hallam

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Sheffield Hallam University is currently offering funded PhD places. One in particular is ‘disability’ related (co-supervised by the Disability Research Forum’s Jen Slater). See below and follow this link for more information: Contextualising bullying and ‘vulnerability’ in the lives of LGBT and/or disabled young people Anti-bullying practice and advocacy often understands certain ‘types’ of young people,… Continue reading