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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 2020 entry are now open.Please see below for further information. This webpage will be updated with further advertisements in due course.

Applications are now open for a number of Collaborative and Joint Studentships opportunities for entry in October 2020.
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).

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 Punch Records

Organising for Positive Social Change: The Case of Punch Records

Monday 2 March 2020
University of Birmingham Area Studies Nature Conservation Research Centre (NCRC), Ghana Learning from community conservation in Ghana Monday 2 March 2020
University of Birmingham Education Save the Children

How can private schools in India provide inclusive education to disadvantaged and marginalized children?

Monday 2 March 2020
University of Birmingham Psychology National VIPERĀ® Bureau Determining how UK policing should construct identification parades: Using diagnostic-feature-detection theory to maximise eyewitness identification accuracy Friday 6 March 2020
University of Birmingham Social Policy & Social Work Office for National Statistics

Exploring the effects of Caring on Mental and Physical Health using Population Database Linkages

Friday 6 March 2020
University of Birmingham Sport & Exercise Science One Dance UK Deliberate self-harm in UK dance students: Prevalence, predictors, and prevention Friday 28 February 2020
Loughborough University Communication & Media The Alzheimer's Society

How do people with dementia and their carers use Alexa-type devices in the home? An interactional study

Friday 6 March 2020
Loughborough University Communication & Media LOROS, Hospice Care for Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Communicating about end of life and related matters in hospice consultations Monday 2 March 2020
Loughborough University Communication & Media TechNation HealthTech: Critically appraising the innovation ecosystem of a transformative technology Monday 2 March 2020
Loughborough University Education David and Jane Richards Family Foundation Evaluation and development of a data science curriculum to increase motivation and ambition for further study and careers in Computing and STEM 9am, Monday 2 March 2020
University of Nottingham Social Policy Unlock, for people with convictions An investigation into the policies and practices of UK universities for applicants with criminal records Wednesday 4 March 2020
University of Nottingham Sociology Nottingham University Hospitals Trust Is 'elderspeak' always inappropriate? An empirical investigation of the use of elderspeak in dementia care 9am, Monday 24 February 2020
University of Warwick Education Down Syndrome UK Families' experiences of genetic testing for Down syndrome 4pm, Monday 2 March 2020

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 Area Studies University of Birmingham Refugee Housing, Activism and Movement Parties in Athens and Rome Monday 2 March 2020
University of Birmingham Psychology Loughborough University Rethinking the origins of self-awareness in human infancy with virtual reality (VR) Monday 2 March 2020
University of Leicester Human Geography University of Birmingham The digitalisation of agriculture Monday 2 March 2020
Loughborough University Communication & Media University of Nottingham Managing Selfhood in Dementia: Interrogating the operationalisation of identity work and its relationship with media representations  Friday 14 February 2020
Loughborough University Management & Business Studies Aston University Multinational Enterprises and Taxation Friday 6 March 2020
University of Nottingham Psychology University of Birmingham

Developing a new self-harm assessment tool for autistic adults with and without mild intellectual disability

Monday 2 March 2020
University of Warwick Psychology University of Leicester

Promoting Digital Resilience in Adolescence

8am, Friday 28 February 2020