The University of Portsmouth is looking for talented potential PhD students to join us in October 2015. As a UK/EU student, you could be selected for one of 30 fully funded PhD bursary studentships, full-time, over three years. The deadline for completed applications is 4 June, 2015.
The University of Portsmouth supports world-class research. In the most recent Research Excellence Framework in 2014 over 60% of research submitted by the University was rated as world leading and internationally excellent and we are keen to continue to foster this innovative research with our doctoral students. As a postgraduate research student, you will be part of a thriving research community and have access to a wide range of resources to support your development.
The Centre for European and International Studies Research (CEISR) is a vibrant, supportive and intellectually stimulating environment in which more than 60 researchers and 20 postgraduates from across the University pursue their research. CEISR welcome linguists, historians, sociologists, political scientists, anthropologists and specialists in area studies, as they undertake interdisciplinary research in disciplines across the humanities, social sciences and arts. In REF2014, 25% of CEISR research was rated 4* (world leading) and 43% 3* (internationally excellent), placing us in the top 10 institutions nationally for impact (THE, 18 December 2014) and for research intensity in Area Studies (THE, 1 January 2015).
Under this, CEISR are currently accepting bursary applications linked to their strategic projects including Port Towns and Urban Cultures, so if you have a research idea relating to ports, port towns and urban cultures get in touch!
Full details of the bursary, application process and areas of research can be found here
Full details of Area Studies and CEISR projects can be found here
For Port Towns and Urban Cultures click here and explore our website
The Port Towns and Urban Cultures group is dedicated to furthering our understanding of the social and cultural impact of life in port towns from the eighteenth century to the modern period. Find out more.