ESRC Centre for Sociodigital Futures PhD International Studentships in UK
February 7, 2022
In partnership with the ESRC Centre, the University of Bristol is inviting outstanding candidates to become a part of the ESRC Centre for Sociodigital Futures PhD International Studentships. The university is now accepting for the academic session 2022/2023.
This PhD studentship will explore the use of NEFD in sociodigital futures research, taking the ESRC Centre for Sociodigital Futures as a site of empirical, ethnographic enquiry.
Bristol University is a world-class institution dedicated to the development of creative graduates through research, cultural, social, economic, and environmental initiatives. It was granted a royal charter in 1909, and its forerunner, University College, Bristol, had been in operation since 1876.
Why would you like to study at the University of Bristol? By joining this university, the student will be developing interdisciplinarity skills in the social sciences, environmental sciences, and engineering sciences, as well as contributing to the development of theoretical and methodological innovations in understandings of how sociodigital transformations relate to sustainable futures.
Application Deadline: The deadline for the scholarship application is February 25, 2022.
Eligible Countries: Applications are accepted from around the world.
Eligible Course or Subjects: The scholarship will be awarded in the following research areas:
Decolonizing the Imagination: Futures Literacies in Immersive spaces (supervised by Profs Keri Facer and Arathi Sriprakash, School of Education, Bristol)
Mapping Sustainability Outcomes Across Connected Sites of Sociodigital Practice (supervised by Prof David M. Evans, School of Management Bristol)
Methodological Futures for Sociodigital Research (supervised by Prof Susan Halford, School of Sociology, Politics and International Relations, Bristol)
Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must have master’s degree from a recognized university.
You must be an intern
Candidates must be enrolled in a research degree program at the University of Bristol
Applicants completed, or be due to complete, an ESRC-accredited or an equivalent research Master with a significant element of research training. Applicants may be asked for further information to determine the relevance of the content covered. An equivalent research Master is defined as including significant social sciences research design and quantitative and qualitative research methods elements.
How to Apply
How to Apply: Students are required to take admission in the PhD degree programme at the university. After that, they can apply application for these funding programs.
Supporting Documents: You must upload all the required documents such as two academic references, an English language certificate, full CV, and transcripts. No additional documents for the award would be asked by the university, but there is a possibility of asking at the time of admission.
Admission Requirements: For taking admission, applicants need to check all entry requirements of the university.
Language Requirement: If you are non-native English students, you need to achieve a certain level of English to qualify for a place on your chosen course.
The studentship programme will cover tuition fees as well as a maintenance grant (based on the UKRI rates), and include access to an additional Research Training Support Grant (RTSG). Other opportunities available to studentship holders (if applicable), include an overseas fieldwork allowance, internships, overseas institutional visits and small grants.