Fully AHRC funded PhD positions at School of Media, Univ. of Brighton

The School of Media at the University of Brighton is seeking applicants
for Techne Doctoral awards fully funded by the AHRC
Supervision for PhD research, is offered in the following areas:

·       Digital Media
·       Data Culture
·       Environmental Communication
·       Game Studies
·       Community Media
·       Screen Cultures
·       Digital Transformations
·       Media Practice
·       Photography
·       Film Studies
·       Sound Studies and Music
·       Gender and Sexuality
·       Digital Humanities
·       Cultural Informatics
·       Creative Industries
·       Mobility and Transport
·       Activism
·       Popular Culture
·       Immersive Media/AR/VR
·       Creative Media
·       Innovation

We are also interested in Candidates for PhDs by Practice.

For more about the School of Media, please see:
https://www.brighton.ac.uk/about-us/contact-us/academic-departments/school-of-media.aspx
and
https://www.brighton.ac.uk/research-and-enterprise/postgraduate-research-degrees/programme-areas/media-and-communication.aspx

For more about the technē  2019 scheme, please see
https://www.brighton.ac.uk/research-and-enterprise/postgraduate-research-degrees/funding-opportunities-and-studentships/dtp-ahrc-techne.aspx

For further information please contact Janet Anderson  at
J.Delve@Brighton.ac.uk

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Applications for Joint PhD at University of Queenland, Australia and IIT, Delhi

January 2019 applications are open for a joint-PhD at University of Queenland, Australia and IIT, Delhi. Visit main website.

Among the research projects available is one on “Platform Economies in India” to be jointly supervised by Profs. Adrian Athique and Vigneswara Ilavarasan.

For applying, familiarise yourself with the following:

  1. Find a Project
  2. Check our Eligibility Criteria to ascertain if you are eligible to apply to the UQ-IITD joint PhD Program
  3. Choose up to 3 projects in preference/rank order
  4. Download this Statement of Purpose (SOP) document and fill one SOP for each project you are applying for.
  5. In each of your SOPs remember to fill out, respond to the Essential Capabilities, Desirable Capabilities and Expected Qualifications of the project descriptions (in Section 9) of the projects you are interested in.
  6. Prepare your documentation.
  7. Note down and remember to include “Agent ID Code = XIDR” when you apply.
  8. Read these applications instructions.
  9. Apply online

Your application will then be shortlisted based on your eligibility, your background and your SOPs. All shortlisted applicants will undergo:

  • A Skype/telephone interview with supervisors from UQ and IITD for the projects you have been shortlisted. Based on this interview with relevant supervisors, you will be invited to an interview.
  • The interview will consist of a written test, which will include an assessment of ability to critically assess a research paper.
  • The process will also include an interview with the Academy Joint Admissions Sub-committee (AJAS).