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Collaborative and Joint Studentships

In addition to the pathway specific studentships, the Midlands Graduate School DTP will offer a number of Collaborative Studentships involving research or other activities with external public, private or third sector organisations. As part of the Midlands Graduate School, we also offer a number of Joint ESRC DTP Studentships. Students will be fully registered and hosted at one of the Midlands Graduate School institutions, but will have a second supervisor at another MGS institution.

Applications for our Collaborative and Joint projects for October 2019 entry are now open. Please see below for further information. This webpage will be updated with further advertisements in due course.

This year the Midlands Graduate School is also offering one Project-Linked ESRC/Turing Doctoral studentship in conjunction with The Alan Turing Institute for October 2019 entry. For further information please see below and for details regarding the project available and information on how to apply please see here.

Applications are now open for a number of Collaborative and Joint Studentships opportunities for entry in October 2019.
For details regarding the different projects available and how to apply please see below. (Please note this webpage will be updated with further advertisements in due course).
This year for October 2019 entry we are also offering a Project-Linked ESRC/Turing Doctoral studentship in conjunction with The Alan Turing Institute - further information available below.

Project-Linked ESRC/Turing Studentship

This year the Midlands Graduate School ESRC DTP is offering one Project-Linked ESRC/Turing Doctoral studentship in conjunction with The Alan Turing Institute. The project will be undertaken as part of at the Department of Economics, Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham to be supervised by Professor Ganna Pogrebna (ESRC/Turing Fellow, University of Birmingham). The student will be registered at the Department of Economics, Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham but will spend the majority of the programme at The Alan Turing Institute in its headquarters at the British Library.

For further details regarding the project available and information on how to apply please see here.

The deadline for applications to apply for the ESRC/Turing Project-Linked studentship is: 7 February, 2019 at 12 noon (GMT)

For any enquiries regarding this position, please contact gpogrebna at turing dot ac dot uk.

Collaborative Studentships

In order to apply for one of the advertised collaborative studentship projects as listed below, you will need to complete the Midlands Graduate School ESRC DTP Collaborative Studentship Application’ form available here (Word Document) and you may need to submit additional information as part of your application. Please check the relevant project advertisement to see if additional documentation is required and ensure that you send all application material (including the completed application form) to the relevant email address as noted in the advertisement.

Additionally please read the Collaborative Guidance notes for Midlands Graduate School ESRC DTP applicants (PDF Document) before completing the application form.

University Training Pathway Collaborating Organisation

Research Topic

(including link to advertisement)

Application Deadline
Aston University Management & Business Studies Citizens UK Birmingham Civil society and entrepreneurial ecosystems: the case of Citizens UK and Birmingham’s microbusinesses
Friday 15 March 2018
University of Birmingham Education The Philosophy Foundation Tackling extremism through philosophy in schools Wednesday 6 March 2019
University of Birmingham Social Policy Release Reducing Drug Policy Harms Through Police-Led Reform: What Works, Where and Why? Friday 15 March 2018, 5pm
University of Leicester Communication & Media Greenpeace Environmental communication and campaigning on air pollution Wednesday 6 March 2019
University of Leicester Museum Studies Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access The secret lives of digital museum resources and collections   Monday 11th March 2019
Loughborough University Education Times Tables Rock Stars Optimising Learning of Multiplication and Division Facts in Schoolchildren Thursday 28 February 2019
University of Nottingham Digital Society XPRIZE Foundation The efficacy of digital technologies in transforming global learning Friday 8 March 2019
University of Nottingham Economics Overseas Development Institute (ODI) Effective Tax Policy in Africa Friday 8 March 2019, 4pm
University of Nottingham Education Ilixa Learning to see: How do social scientists learn to interpret fMRI Wednesday 6 March 2019
University of Nottingham Sociology RSPCA

Ensuring the social legitimacy of animal research: Comparing public and policy expectations

Further details regarding the academic content of this studentship

Monday 4 March 2019, 5pm
University of Warwick Management & Business Studies Living Wage Foundation

Understanding employer delivery of good work in the UK

Further details regarding the academic content of this studentship

Monday 11th March, 5pm
University of Warwick Health & Wellbeing Age-UK Warwickshire, Coventry & Rugby CCG, & South Warwickshire CCG Investigation of the implementation, take-up and use of an online personalised platform for those who care for people with dementia Friday 8 March 2019

Joint Studentships

In order to apply for one of the advertised joint studentship projects as listed below, you will need to complete the Midlands Graduate School ESRC DTP Joint Studentship Application’ form available here (Word Document) and you may need to submit additional information as part of your application. Please check the relevant project advertisement to see if additional documentation is required and ensure that you send all application material (including the completed application form) to the relevant email address as noted in the advertisement.

Additionally please read the Joint Guidance notes for Midlands Graduate School ESRC DTP applicants (PDF Document) before completing the application form

University

(where the student will be registered)

Training Pathway Joint University

Research Topic

(including link to advertisement)

Application Deadline
Aston University Management & Business Studies Loughborough University

Towards the Next Generation of Farming: The Impact of Industry 4.0 in Agricultural Supply Chains

Friday 1 March 2019
University of Birmingham Psychology University of Nottingham

Social mechanisms of self-harm in adolescence

Monday 11 February 2019, 12pm (noon)
University of Leicester Economic & Social History

University of Warwick

Execution and Empire: A History of Judicial Killing Under British Colonial Rule, 1815-1980

Further details regarding the academic content of this studentship

Monday 4 March 2019, 5pm
Loughborough University Social Policy University of Birmingham

Evaluating the psychosocial criminogenic influences on youth offending

Monday 4 March 2019
University of Nottingham Management & Business Studies University of Warwick

Productivity Challenge: the Role of Technology Standards

Thursday 14 March 2019
University of Warwick Management & Business Studies University of Nottingham

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

Further details regarding the academic content of this studentship

Friday 15 March 2019, 5pm