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[Commlist] PhD Scholarships - AHRC funding - South, West and Wales Doctoral Training Partnership

Wed Jan 15 16:26:49 GMT 2020

AHRC funding (South, West and Wales Doctoral Training Partnership 2
Cardiff is part of a consortium of 10 universities that form the South, West and Wales Doctoral Training Partnership. The School of Journalism, Media and Culture (JOMEC) has a long-standing reputation as a world-leading centre for innovative teaching and research. Researchers engage with pressing contemporary issues and debates bringing together theory and practice. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework assessment, our research was ranked 2nd in the UK in terms of its quality and impact. A key strength of JOMEC's research environment is the ongoing dialogue between research and practice-based staff delivering impactful research and policy.

JOMEC's cutting-edge research findings are shared through weekly seminars featuring speakers from across the UK and internationally. We also host the renowned biennial ‘Future of Journalism' conference bringing together scholars and practitioners from around the world contributing to a lively research environment.

JOMEC's state of the art facilities at Two Central Square situates us at the centre of local and national media, including BBC Cymru/Wales whose brand-new headquarters is situated next door. Our location facilitates building of strong industry links, boosting students' employability through access to major media organisations within the important and growing sector of the creative and cultural industries.

JOMEC academics have multi-disciplinary backgrounds from across the social sciences and humanities; have a strong tradition of teamwork and collaborative publications, and a substantial industry base.

We are looking for applicants from the UK or EU with evidence of exceptional promise for PhD study. You will have a compelling research project that will benefit from the expertise which we can offer in and across a range of subjects, and from our rich academic resources and network of non-HEI (Higher Education Institution) partners. As an SWW DTP student you will be provided with access across institutional boundaries to the most relevant and cutting-edge expertise through these collaborative supervisory teams – normally involving supervisors at two different Consortium institutions. This will ensure an exceptional breadth and depth of support for your research project.

SWW DTP2 studentships are open to full-time and part-time applicants from the UK or EU.

SWW DTP2 studentships entitled both UK and EU doctoral students to a tuition fee award of £4,327 per annum at 2019/20 rates (pro-rata for part-time) Applicants ordinarily resident in the UK who are awarded a studentship will receive from the AHRC a maintenance award of £15,009 per annum at 2019/20 rates (or part-time equivalent). Applicants ordinarily resident in an EU member state other than the who are awarded a studentship are eligible only for a tuition fee award from the AHRC.

For detailed information and to access a guide for applicants see <>.

Application process
Applications for an SWW DTP2 studentship must be completed online, via <> at any time from Monday 2nd December 2019 until 11.59pm on *Monday 27th January 2020.*

Your two nominated referees (at least one of whom must be an academic) must upload their references before you can submit. Please therefore ensure that their references are completed before the application deadline so that you can submit on time. We advise that you communicate with your referees about this process to ensure that they are aware of the deadline requirement.

    Funding Notes

    For further information, please contact:

(JOMECStudentsupport /at/ <javascript:void(0)>

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