Eight leading universities in the Midlands are joining together to train the next generation of highly-skilled arts and humanities researchers, thanks to funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).
The Midlands4Cities Arts and Humanities Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) will result in 460 new postgraduate studentship opportunities across the region over the next five years.
The consortium brings together academic expertise from - the University of Warwick, Birmingham City University, the University of Birmingham, Coventry University, De Montfort University, the University of Leicester, Nottingham Trent University, and led by the University of Nottingham. All eight of the universities in the DTP have also committed to match the AHRC funding.
It is one of 10 new Doctoral Training Partnerships (DTPs) announced by the AHRC.
Professor Hilary Marland, of the University of Warwick's Centre for the History of Medicine, has been shortlisted for the Health Humanities Medal, a new national award led by the Arts and Humanities Research Council in association with the Wellcome Trust.
The University of Warwick is launching The Warwick Prize for Women in Translation, which will be awarded for the first time in November 2017. The prize aims to address the gender imbalance in translated literature and to increase the number of international women’s voices accessible by a British and Irish readership.