List of current AHRC funded PhD studentships – October 2017 start dates


  1. An Oral History of England and Team GB Women’s International Hockey Representatives 1951-2016 with The Hockey Museum & the University of Wolverhampton- Deadline 28th April 2017

  2. Intellectual properties: transferring science from universities to National Museums Scotland with National Museums Scotland & the University of Edinburgh – Deadline 28th April 2017

  3. “False Teeth for the Masses”: Artificial Teeth as Technologies, Prostheses and Commodities in Britain, 1848-1948 with the University of Kent & the Science Museum – Deadline 1st May 2017

  4. Archaeological Palaeoenvironmental Archives: Challenges and Potential with Historic England & University of Reading – Deadline 5th May 2017

  5. Sailor Art: Maritime Making in the Long Nineteenth Century with the National Maritime Museum & Cardiff University – Deadline Friday 5 May 2017

  6. The cameraman’s experience of the Second World War: a study of the Army Film and Photographic Unit’s ‘dope sheets’ with the Imperial War Museums & Durham University – Extended deadline 7th May 2017

  7. Archive and Narrative in the 2014 Scottish Independence Referendum with the National Library of Scotland & University of Stirling – Deadline 8th May

  8. Intermediality: The Transformation of Art and Literature in the International Avant-garde 1945–75, as Referenced in the Nimai Chatterji Archive with Tate & University of Edinburgh – Deadline 10th May 

  9. PhD Studentship – Loyal exchange: the material and visual culture of Jacobite exile, 1716-60 with National Museums Scotland & University of Edinburgh – Deadline 12th May 

  10. The Landscape Painter’s Studio in the Age of Exhibitions: Private Galleries in London, from Gainsborough to Constable and Turner, c.1780–1850 with Tate & the University of York – Deadline 12th May

  11. Studying migration and diaspora through Russian language publishing with the British Library & King’s College London – Deadline 15th May 2017

  12. Engineering ‘modern’ Scotland: the Stevenson maps and plans and Scotland’s built infrastructure with the National Library of Scotland & University of Edinburgh – Deadline 19th May 

  13. Settings and Subjects in Early Netherlandish Painting with the National Gallery & University of York – Deadline 19th May

  14. Art Patronage and Court Influence 1660–1714 with Tate and the University of Oxford – Deadline 22nd May

  15. Making an impression: British women printmakers in the Long Eighteenth Century with the V&A & Birkbeck College – Deadline 23rd May 

  16. PhD Studentship: American Political Pamphlets 1920-1945 with the British Library & University of Sussex – Deadline 1st June 2017

  17. PhD Studentship: Women in Rugby Union: A Social and Cultural History, c. 1880-2016 with the World Rugby Museum & De Montfort University – Deadline 1st June

  18. PhD Studentship – “The National Football Museum as a ‘Cultural Institution’” with the National Football Museum & University of Central Lancashire – Deadline 5th June 2017 

  19. Optimisation of Environmental Control in Museum Collections of Bone and Ivory with English Heritage, Birkbeck College & Eastman Dental Institute (UCL) – Deadline open until a suitable candidate is found; but is due to commence on 1st October 2017

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