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[Commlist] PhD studentship (UK fee waiver) for project on Climate justice, media and communication at the University of Brighton, UK

Wed Jul 29 17:56:00 GMT 2020

*PhD studentship (UK fee waiver) for project on Climate justice, media and communication at the University of Brighton, UK*

Climate justice has figured prominently in the communicative actions of the global youth climate strikes, and media engagement with intersectional environmentalism has begun to emerge. This PhD studentship invites projects that explore the role of media, culture and communication in shaping climate justice understanding, engagement and/or action. Projects can explore, but are not limited to, topics such as climate justice activism, media narratives and representations of climate justice and climate crisis, youth/intergenerational climate engagement, gender and climate engagement, education for climate justice, system change and societal transformations, and can explore any aspect of media and communication, including creative and participatory approaches.

This studentship is for a start date in the Academic Year of 2020/21 and covers the full PhD course fees for a maximum of 3 years FT study or the equivalent period in PT study.  The candidate will also have a yearly £600 dedicated fund for travel expenses (to use in conjunction with fieldwork; training or conference participation).

Due to the post’s funding it is only open to home or EU applicants as defined by the Fees Regulations <>.

Applicants are invited to submit a research proposal of no more than 1,000 words <>. *Deadline* Monday 31 August 2020, 17.00hr


We particularly encourage applications from groups that are currently underrepresented in the subject area: ie students from a black, Asian and minority ethnic group and/or have refugee status and gender and sexuality minority groups (LGBTQ+). For the purposes of this opportunity, BAME is defined as Arab, Black, Asian, Chinese, Mixed minority ethnic backgrounds and Other minority ethnic backgrounds.

The applicant will supported by a supervisory team with considerable expertise and leadership in climate communications, (digital) activism, visual and creative communications, and participatory modes of engagement. They will also benefit from being part of an interdisciplinary and vibrant research culture in the School of Media that is supported by three Centres of Research and Enterprise Excellence in: Spatial, Environmental and Cultural Politics; Transforming Sexuality and Gender; and Digital Media Cultures.

For further details and information about how to apply see:

If you have any questions about the project, please contact the supervisors Prof Julie Doyle or Dr Olu Jenzen.

If you have any questions about the funding or application process, please contact Fiona Sutton, Doctoral College (f.j.sutton /at/  tel: +44 (0)1273 641376.

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