PhD Studentship Opportunities in CCRI

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CCRI are now advertising Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) studentships for postgraduate research students in the Art, Design & Media Research Centre, Centre for Culture, Media and Society and the Humanities Research Centre, with a proposed study start date of October 2021. The deadline for applications is 1st June 2021, and applications should be submitted to the ! RIS Culture & Creativity Student Admissions inbox. Find out more on the FindAPhD links below and please circulate to those you feel might be interested in applying.

Applicants are invited to check whether we could potentially supervise their research idea and to consult a potential supervisor before submitting an application by contacting culture-creativity-admissions [at] shu [dot] ac [dot] uk

Art, Media Arts and Design

English, History and Performance

Communication, Media and Film Studies

Further, three additional studentship projects are now also being advertised on with a closing date of 14th June 2021:

‘A Critical Cultural History of Sheffield Doc/Fest, 1986-2019’ – Lead supervisor: Dr James Fenwick. This project is a collaboration with Sheffield Doc/Fest.

“Design for Deliberation”: How Can Design Research Methods Support the Use of Research Evidence to Improve Adult Social Care Provision? – Lead supervisor: Dr Joe Langley. The successful candidate will be ‘working alongside a team of three design researchers based in Lab4Living led by Dr Joe Langley and in the context of a £1.6 million research project funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) led by Prof Annette Boaz from London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine’

‘Facing the Biological Divide: collaborations between art, design and bioscience’ – Lead supervisor: Professor Peter Lloyd Jones. This practice-based PhD will explore how artistic and design methodologies can be productively combined with biomedicine to help improve and sustain health and wellness in more inclusive and diverse ways. The research involved will build upon established models of collaboration operating across disciplinary boundaries. The project will be directed by Lab4Living‘s Professor Peter Lloyd Jones and Dr Kaisu Koski.