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Baily Thomas Doctoral Fellowships, focused on disability studies

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The Baily Thomas Charitable Fund are pleased to announce the inaugural round of its Baily Thomas Doctoral Fellowships. Up to two fellowships will be awarded each year to support promising researchers to complete a PhD on a topic relevant to people with learning disabilities (intellectual disabilities). Please click here to follow this link for further guidance and… Continue reading

Funded PhDs in ‘disability’ and ‘education’, Sheffield Hallam University

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Funded PhDs are now being advertised at Sheffield Hallam University. Two projects within ‘education’ are relevant to those interested in disability studies. Project 3: Exploring the body in education: thinking through gender and dis/ability Although the place of the body within education has been theorised in relation to gender and sexuality (e.g. Paechter, 2004), rarely does… Continue reading

Fully-funded Life of Breath PhD at Durham University

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The Life of Breath research project at Durham University is offering a funded full-time anthropology PhD studentship, commencing Autumn 2016. The PhD student will study, record, analyse and reflect on the dynamics of the project’s special interest group as it evolves over time. This group will bring stakeholders with an interest in breath, breathing and breathlessness… Continue reading

PhD Scholarship: Performance, Disability, ‘Wilderness’, University of Glasgow

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Kelvin Smith PhD Scholarship, University of Glasgow “Geodiversity and human difference: disability, landscape form and process” This PhD project works across ecological performance, geomorphology, human geographies of exclusion, and sociologies of disability to develop new understanding and accounts of the relationships between humans and environments. Using empirical testimony of people with a range of disabilities… Continue reading

Brocher Foundation: ‘Residencies on the Ethical, Legal and Social Implications of new medical developments’, Switzerland

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The Brocher Foundation is located on the shores of the Geneva Lake, in Hermance (Geneva -Switzerland). The Brocher Foundation residencies last between one and four months. They give researchers the opportunity to work at the Brocher Centre on projects on the ethical, legal and social implications for humankind of recent medical research and new technologies. Every month a dozen of visiting researchers live… Continue reading

Postgraduate Funding for Medical Humanities, University of Glasgow

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Are you interested in doctoral study in the medical humanities? At the Medical Humanities Research Centre here in Glasgow University, we are looking for applicants to enter the Scottish Graduate School for Arts and Humanities AHRC Doctoral competition. At the discretion of the Medical Humanities Research Centre, applicants may also be supported for the later… Continue reading

PhD Studentship: French and the Medical Humanities, Nottingham Trent University

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Fully-funded PhD Studentship in French Literature/Culture (including cinema) with a focus on the Medical Humanities. Proposals investigating the following areas within this field are particularly welcome: representations of illness; disease; pain; trauma; disability; old age; mourning; care/caring/carer. A background in literary/critical theory is helpful. Specific qualifications include a 2:1 in French and an MA/MRes in… Continue reading

PhD Studentships, Oxford Brookes, History of Medicine

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Three year, full-time funded PhD Studentships available for January 2016 Bursary: £14,000 pa (with no inflation increase) to cover both Home/EU fees and Maintenance Deadline: The closing date for applications is 13:00 on Wednesday 4th November 2015 Interview date: Interviews will be held in week commencing 23rd November 2015. Start date: 25th January 2016 Eligibility:… Continue reading

Call for applications: 2015-2016 Medical Humanities PhD Scholarship, Edinburgh

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Now accepting applications: 2015-16 Maclagan Prize Scholarship The Mason Institute are pleased to announce the 2015-16 Maclagan Prize Scholarship for a student already pursuing or wishing to pursue a PhD at the University of Edinburgh. The topic of the PhD research project must be within the broad areas and themes of the Mason Institute – that… Continue reading

Medical Humanities PhD research studentship, Glasgow Caledonian University

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Glasgow School for Business and Society. Reference Number: S2015GSBS004 Studentship Project Title: Stress, Starvation, and Epigenetic Change: the historic origins of chronic ill-health amongst the Irish Diaspora. Applications are invited for a full-time PhD research studentship at Glasgow Caledonian University within the Glasgow School for Business and Society. The studentship is for a period of… Continue reading