****PhD Studentships: List of Collaborative Doctoral Partnership Studentships available for October 2018 start****

List of PhD Collaborative Doctoral Partnership Studentships available for October 2018 start 

Historic England & English Heritage

PhD Studentships:

Deadline 13th April 2018:  “Managing archaeological loss in the face of coastal change” with Historic England and the University of Exeter

Deadline 9th April 2018: “Heritage Data Analytics: Sustainable strategies for large and complex stratigraphic and chronometric data” with Historic England and the University of Sheffield

Deadline 6th July: ‘Roman coins from Hadrian’s Wall and the Northern Frontier Zone’ with English Heritage & Newcastle University with Cardiff University

The British Library 

PhD Studentships:

Deadline 9th April 2018: Shifting Landscapes: Mapping the Intellectual Writing Traditions of Islamic Southeast Asia with The British Library & SOAS

Deadline 27th April 2018:  Investigating issues relating to the social, commercial and economic contexts of music publishing in the British Isles (1750-1850) with The British Library & University of Liverpool

Deadline 8th May 2018: ‘Elizabeth I and Mary Queen of Scots‘ with the British Library & University of Kent

Deadline 18th June:  ‘Open Access and the role of the national library‘ with the British Library & University of Sheffield

Science Museum Group

PhD Studentships:

Deadline 6th April 2018:  ‘Digitised collections and the social museum: the (re)use of images of objects in the collections of the Science Museum Group’ with the School of Advanced Study

Deadline 30th April 2018:  A History of Audience Thinking at the Science Museum (Science Museum/ University College London)

Deadline 30th April 2018: Instrumental learning? Object lessons in recapturing past science teaching (Science Museum/ University of Leeds)

Deadline 31st March 2018: Instruments of scientific governance? Historical geographies of Halley Bay, 1956-present with the Royal Geographic Society and Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge

Deadline 1st June: The Railways and the Making of Upland Britain: the Lifecycle of an Envirotechnical Regime (National Railway Museum/ University of Northumbria)

The British Museum

PhD Studentships:

Deadline 30th April 2018:  Merit, Competition, and the Visual/Material Culture of Useful Knowledge: Scientific Prize Medals in the 18th and 19th Centuries with the British Museum & Kings College

Deadline 5th April 2018:  ‘The Global and the National: South Asian Collectors at the British Museum’ with the British Museum & University of Brighton

Deadline 27th April:  ‘Ialysos on Rhodes: a study of Mycenaean chamber tombs and their assemblages from the Biliotti excavations’ with the British Museum and University of Cambridge

Deadline May 1st: ‘Miniature Boats and Maritime Culture in Iron Age Cyprus and the Levant – British Museum Collaboration‘ with the British Museum and University of Southampton

Deadline 1st May:  ‘Containing commodities: determining organic residues in Greek painted pottery‘with the British Museum and UCL

Oxford University Museums

PhD Studentships:

Deadline extended 4th June 2018 :  Museum Collections, Academic Teaching, and the Making of Geology in the Nineteenth-Century University with Oxford University Museum of Natural History, the Ashmolean Museum & University of Leeds

Deadline 18th April 2018: Nature of replication: Natural History Museums & the circulation of casts and models with Oxford University Museum of Natural History & UCL

Scottish Cultural Heritage Consortium

PhD Studentships:

Deadline 6th April 2018:  From Water to Steam – The transition from renewable energy to coal during Scotland’s Industrial Revolution with Historic Environment Scotland, National Library of Scotland & University of Glasgow

Deadline 27th April 2018: The Cold War in Scotland: Technical Heritage and the British ‘Warfare State’ with National Museums Scotland and University of Stirling

Deadline 18th May 2018:  Understanding colour in Renaissance embroidery: new analytical approaches with National Museums Scotland & University of Edinburgh

Deadline 30th April 2018:  ‘Coinage, landscape and society in the borderlands: economy, politics and identity in Scotland and northern England, 1136-1603‘  with National Museums Scotland & University of York

Deadline 8th May 2018: Private reflections and public pronouncements: Caribbean slavery in the Scottish consciousness, 1750-1834 with the National Library of Scotland & the University of Aberdeen

Deadline 17th May:  ‘The People’s Friend? Recovering Scottish Popular Magazine Culture’ with the National Libraries Scotland and the University of Strathclyde

The National Gallery & Bowes Museum Consortium 

PhD Studentships:

Deadline 11th April 2018:  A Great Commerce in Curious Paintings: the role and practices of art dealers and agents in the reception and re-evaluation of pre-1500 European paintings in Britain 1800-1865 with the National Gallery, the Bowes Museum & Leeds University

Deadline 30th April:  ‘Art history scholarship between the 1820s and the 1870s: the role of the Eastlake Library at the National Gallery‘ with the National Gallery, London, and Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen

Deadline 4th April: ‘Sex, Song and Self-Fashioning: Women on the Parisian Popular Stage‘ with the Bowes Museum and Durham University

Imperial War Museums 

PhD Studentships:

Deadline 8th July 2018:  Confronting a masculine military ideal: the experiences of LGBTQ service personnel 1914–now with the Imperial War Museum & Birkbeck University of London

Deadline extended 29th April 2018:  Surviving modern war: the experiences of British armed forces personnel during the Falklands Campaign, 1982 with the Imperial War Museums & the University of Keele

Deadline 3rd June: The First World War and the Senses with the Imperial War Museum & Kings College London

Thames Consortium [Includes: National Maritime Museum, National Portrait Gallery, The National Archives]

PhD Studentships:

Deadline 20th May 2018: PhD Studentship with The National Archives & City, University of London ‘Beneath the archive – Understanding users’ mental models of digital archives to inform user-centred design for humanities research’

Deadline extended May 21st:  ‘The Royal Observatory, Greenwich, and its networks of support and influence, 1675-1742‘ with the National Maritime Museum and University of Kent

Deadline 10th May 2018:  “Yours Obediently, Sincerely and Humbly”? The social agency of petitioning, c. 1789-1860 with the National Maritime Museum, The National Archives and University of Durham

Sporting Heritage Consortia

PhD Studentships:

To be advertised:  ‘An examination of Basketball’s cultural value and contribution to national sport heritage: Issues of historical development, social profile and community engagement’ with National Basketball Heritage & Archive Centre and University of Central Lancashire

Deadline 4th June:  ‘Future Proofing The Heritage Value Of The Commonwealth Games Scotland Archive and Associated Cultural Memories Of Team Scotland‘ with Commonwealth games Scotland and University of Stirling

To be advertised:  ‘Using Sports Heritage To Promote Diversity, Equality and Social Inclusion: A Case Study of Rugby League’s Heritage Programmes’ with Rugby League Cares and De Montfort University


PhD Studentships:

Deadline 27th June:  ‘Making the Invisible Visible in the Contemporary Art Museum‘ with Tate and UCL

Deadline May 29th:  ‘Net Art East: Post-Socialist Artists’ Networks and New Media‘ with Tate and Courtauld Institute of Art


PhD Studentships:

Deadline 15 June :  ‘A New Visual Narrative of 19th Century Historicism‘ with the V&A and University of Cambridge

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