PhD Projects Available
PhD Studentship (AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Partnership Award): “The Embroidery Trade in 18th-century France”.
The University of Warwick and the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) in London invite applications for one fully funded PhD studentship. Funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, this three year PhD research programme will be supervised jointly by Warwick and the V&A. The successful studentship will commence in autumn 2015. The selected student will investigate the products, skills and networks of the embroiderers of 18th-century France.
Value: Home/EU Fees plus annual stipend £14,057. The successful student will also be eligible for an extra £550 per year CDP allowance, in addition to (up to) £2,000 per year from the V&A and the University of Warwick to cover research and travel costs.
Deadline: 14th April 2015
PhD Studentship (AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Partnership Award): “Navigating the Canals: Making and Moving Venetian Renaissance Paintings”.
Offered under an AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Partnership programme with the National Gallery, London, this project intends to study the challenges posed by Venice’s unique physical and geographical environment on the manufacture and delivery of paintings, particularly large scale, within the lagoon city and further afield to local and distant markets. The research will concentrate on Venetian paintings from the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries and aims to recover lost processes, peregrinations and alterations to the paintings’ supports though a combined study of historical records and technical evidence from the paintings themselves, framed by new research questions.
Value: Fees at the Home/EU level and RCUK stipend for Home Students and EU students who have lived in the UK for 3 years prior to this award.
Deadline: 1st May 2015
Up to three 12-15 month EPSRC Postdoctoral Prize Fellowships are available at the University of Warwick for engineers and scientists who wish to establish a career in research. The fellowships will provide independent funding including a salary and research allowance and should start before 30th October 2015. One fellowship is available in each of the following areas of research:
- Mathematical Sciences;
- Physical Sciences;
- Engineering and Information and Communications Technology (ICT).
Strict eligibility criteria are attached to these fellowships and all potential applicants are advised to read the full details carefully.
Deadline: 17th April 2015
PhD in Engineering: Predictive Modelling of Chemomechanical Materials Failure Processes (JK-WCPM)
Value: The Scholarship will pay an annual stipend at the standard rate (currently £14,140) and cover the UK tuition fees for 3.5 years.
Deadline: 30th April 2015
PhD Scholarship:Storage/upgrading of heat for reducing industrial energy demand (iSTUTE)
Value: Home/EU fees plus annual stipend £13,863
Deadline: 5:00pm (GMT) on Tuesday 30th June 2015
PhD Scholarship: Desiccant wheel innovations for solar air conditioning systems (CSIRO)
Value: Home/EU Fees plus annual stipend £13,863
Deadline: 5:00pm (GMT) Friday 29th May 2015