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PhD scholarships

PhD Scholarships 2017-18

Arts, Design and Humanities

ADHFB1 - Creative digital technology for performing arts education

ADHFB2 - The Legacy of Alfred Hugh Fisher and the Colonial Office Visual Instruction Committee (COVIC)  Photographic History

ADHFB3 - Development of innovative business models for green energy in the UK housing


TECHFB1 - Computational Modelling and Analysis of Human Behaviour for User-centric Smart Systems

TECHFB2 - Evolutionary Dynamic Multi-objective Optimisation in Smart Energy Networks

TECHFB3 - Smart Window design for Sustainable Buildings

Business and Law

BALFB1 - Trade unions and migrant workers experimentalism in the building of new solidarities in the shadow of Brexit

BALFB2 - Many-Objective Utility Maximisation for Business Entrepreneurship

BALFB3 - Misattribution of Success and The Daigou Paradox

Health and Life Sciences

HLSFB1 - Selling hope Investigating the UK IVF industry and the case of fertility treatment “add-ons”

HLSFB2 - Advanced on Demand Complex Particle Manufacturing Technology for Drug Delivery and Therapy

HLSFB3 - A critical evaluation of the impact of neoliberal policy on the lived experience of school communities in UK primary education

To apply for a scholarship, please complete the forms below and return them to along with scanned copies of your academic transcripts and certificates and a research proposal.  Your references can also be sent directly from your referees.  Please make sure to quote the scholarship name in the subject line of your email.  Please note that these scholarships are available to Home and EU applicants only.  Once the closing date has passed, all applications will be reviewed and you will be notified of the outcome in due course.

-        Application Form

-        Annexe

-        Reference Report Form


Midlands3Cities Doctoral Training Partnership  

The Midlands3Cities Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) is a collaboration between De Montfort University and the universities of Nottingham, Nottingham Trent, Leicester, Birmingham and Birmingham City. 

This newly launched programme will provide you with combined research expertise for the personal and professional development of the next generation of arts and humanities doctoral researchers.  

This programme is sponsored by the Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and will provide over 400 full-bursary scholarships across the 6 universities for both full-time and part-time students from UK or EU between 2014 and 2020.  Full details of the scheme including the areas of training available within DMU and how to apply are described here on our M3C web-pages.

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