Midlands4Cities Doctoral Training Partnership
The Midlands4Cities Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) is a collaboration between De Montfort University and the universities of Nottingham, Nottingham Trent, Leicester, Birmingham, Birmingham City, Warwick and Coventry.
Ranked first in the Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC) doctoral training partnership (DTP2) competition, M4C will award 460 doctoral studentships between 2019 and 2023 across the eight universities for both full-time and part-time students from UK or EU, including 40 Collaborative Doctoral Awards.
Full details of the scheme including the areas of training available within DMU and how to apply are described here on our M4C web-pages.
The deadline for M4C applications is the 14 January 2020.
EPSRC Horizon Centre for Doctoral Training in Creating our Lives in Data
The EPSRC Horizon Centre for Doctoral Training in Creating our Lives in Data is now recruiting for 13 fully-funded PhD studentships to start at the end of September 2020, information regarding these opportunities can be accessed here
The CDT is looking for 13 talented and enthusiastic doctoral students to join the interdisciplinary CDT, and welcome applicants for its 4 year PhDs from a wide range of backgrounds including computer science, engineering, mathematics, human factors, psychology, sociology, business, geography, social science and the arts. As of November 2019 the CDT now has more than 55 successful CDT PhD graduates.
Applicants must possess an excellent first degree (2:1 minimum) and demonstrate an enthusiasm for multidisciplinary research. Due to funding restrictions, applications are open to Home/EU students only.
The Creating Our Lives in Data programme aims to establish technologies and methods to enable producers and consumers in the Digital Economy to co-create smarter products in smarter ways, to re-establish trust in the use of personal data. Smarter products combine physical and digital technologies to deliver personalised blends of goods, services and user experiences. These are made through co-creation and data creativity in which consumers actively engage in shaping the products they use.
Successful applicants who join the programme will receive an annual tax-free stipend for the 4 years, starting at £17,200 from September 2020.
For more information and for details on the application process, please visit cdt.horizon.ac.uk/apply/current-opportunities/. The closing date for this recruitment round is 2 January 2020.
Vice-Chancellor's 2020 scholarships
The Vice-Chancellor's 2020 scholarships provide DMU graduates with a tuition fee discount of up to 50 per cent. The discount is available on selected full-time, part-time and distance learning postgraduate courses running across multiple start dates in the 2019/20 academic session. The scholarship, based on academic achievement and merit, applies automatically to all DMU Home and EU students who are graduating in 2019 or have graduated within the last two years (2018 or 2017)* and achieved a 2:1 (or equivalent) or above.
For further information please click here
Doctoral College Scholarships
De Montfort University is offering PhD scholarships, both full scholarships (UK and EU only, with a stipend of £15,009 per annum) and fee waiver scholarships (including overseas), in Computing, Engineering, Media Studies, Film Studies, Arts, Design, Humanities, Health and Life Sciences and Business and Law.
Applications (including copies of academic transcripts) should include:
- 1) Applicant’s name, address, email, educational qualifications and relevant work experience.
- 2) Details of the proposed research project and how it maps onto DMU areas of research excellence, in particular, urban living, lifelong well-being, creativity in the digital age, social value and/or one of the 17 United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. The proposed research project should also explain how the research could engage internationally with other researchers in the field (maximum 750 words).
- 3) Name (with addresses and emails) of two academic referees.
- 4) Name of potential supervisor within De Montfort University (please indicate if contact has been made). Details of research institutes and staff are at https://www.dmu.ac.uk/Research/centres-institutes/centres-institutes.aspx
Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit a full application to the university. All applications for the Full Bursary Scholarship will be automatically considered for a Fee Waiver PhD Scholarship.
The deadline for applications has passed.