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Warwick ESRC DTP - Gah-Kai Leung WATE PGR Winner 2021

The Warwick Awards for Teaching Excellence has been awarded to one of our Warwick ESRC DTP PGRs, Gah-Kai Leung. Over 400 nominations were received for the WATE 2021 awards.

"As a politics educator, my guiding principle has been (and will always be) to inspire young people to rethink the world around them and their place in it." - Gah-Kai Leung

Congratulations to Gah-Kai from the ESRC DTP Warwick!

Tue 13 Jul 2021, 08:56

Papers Published by Warwick DTP Students

Recent publications from studentships of the ESRC DTP from the Applied Linguistics and Health and Wellbeing pathways.

Thu 06 May 2021, 12:56

Fantastic news for our ESRC DTC student Duncan Lees – interviewed for BBC Radio 4

Duncan Lees was interviewed for the BBC Radio 4 documentary "Branding Genius" about various aspects of how the "brand" of Shakespeare operates in education, in China and elsewhere.

Fri 01 Mar 2019, 17:06 | Tags: Social Sciences

MGS ESRC DTP Joint Studentship opportunity - University of Warwick/University of Nottingham

'Social inequalities entering civvy street: researching the importance of class and gender in determining labour market outcomes of military veterans ESRC DTP'

Joint Studentship The University of Warwick and the University of Nottingham

We are now inviting applications for an ESRC Doctoral Joint Studentship supervised by Professor Lyonette at the Institute for Employment Research at the University of Warwick (where the student will be registered) and Professor Warren at the University of Nottingham (School of Sociology and Social Policy) to commence in October 2019.

Perceptions of ex-military as ‘mad, bad and sad’ have long affected the employment options open to veterans after transition. These perceptions are shaped strongly by class and gender inequalities, intensifying for working class military men and women with lower qualifications than those in higher ranks. To date, little academic research has centred on class and gender differences in achieving a successful outcome after military service. This project will focus upon a diverse group of veterans from a variety of class backgrounds and life-course stages to determine those factors which act as facilitators, and those which act as barriers, to successful employment outcomes in ‘civvy street’. It is anticipated that the project will involve creative mixed-methods research to produce original in-depth insights into the employment experiences of veterans to provide a rounded picture of inequalities in employment opportunities. We welcome further proposals and suggestions regarding the methodological approach from applicants.

Application deadline: Friday 15th March at 5pm.

Informal enquiries about the research or the Institute for Employment Research prior to application can be directed to Clare Lyonette (

Full details including information on eligibility requirements and how to apply can be located on the Midlands Graduate School website:

Wed 27 Feb 2019, 14:40 | Tags: Social Sciences, studentship, PhD

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