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Call for Applications: Masters and PhD Fellowships on the project ‘What’s at Stake in the Fake: Indian pharmaceuticals, African markets and global health’, University of the Witwatersrand

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Location: Department of Anthropology at the University of the Witwatersrand (in collaboration with the University of Warwick and the University of Amsterdam) Date for Review of Applications: 1 December 2018 Call for Application: Masters and PhD Fellowships on the project ‘What’s at Stake in the Fake: Indian pharmaceuticals, African markets and global health’  The Department of Anthropology at… 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

Call for Applications: PhD scholarship: singing and mental health, University of Limerick

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Location: Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, University of Limerick Deadline: 5pm, February 10th 2018 The Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, University of Limerick is delighted to announce an opportunity for a well-motivated and capable graduate to undertake a PhD in the Music Therapy Department under the supervision of Dr Hilary Moss. This… 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: ‘Blood cultures: the language and metaphors of menstruation’, Manchester Metropolitan University

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Summary This project investigates the language and metaphors used to describe menstruation with a particular focus upon atypical bleeding (e.g., amenorrhea, endometriosis, fibroids, bleeding in pregnancy, post-partum haemorrhage and bleeding, flooding and spotting) through the life course (at puberty, in adulthood, in the peri-menopause and menopause). Textual material may be derived from either contemporary (21st… 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

PhD Scholarships in Biomedicine and Ethics, Mason Institute (Edinburgh)

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Maclagan Prize PhD Scholarships 2017/18: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in the School of Law Deadline: 30th April 2017 The J Kenyon Mason Institute for Medicine, Life Sciences and Law will offer two Maclagan Prize Scholarships to students wishing to pursue a PhD under the auspices of the Institute. Details about the work of the Mason Institute… 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

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

Doctoral Fellowships (x3) in Medicine and the Humanities, Mainz, Germany

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As part of the German Research Foundation (DFG) funded research training group “Life Sciences, Life Writing: Experiences at the Boundaries of Human Life between Biomedical Explanation and Lived Experience” (GRK 2015/1), the University of Mainz and the Mainz University Clinic are jointly inviting applications for three doctoral fellowships. At the intersection of biomedicine, individual and… Continue reading