Funded PhD Opportunity Medical Humanities

This opportunity is now closed.

Subject: History

Summary

The Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland (CHOMI) based in History welcomes PhD applications in the areas of: : In Britain and Ireland in the nineteenth- and twentieth-centuries the history of disease and illness, history of mental health, history of the body, conflict and medical ethics, and the history of food and diet.

There is also specialist expertise in women's health, sexual health, and preventing pregnancy in Northern Ireland in the nineteenth- and twentieth-centuries.

Essential Criteria

  • Upper Second Class Honours (2:1) Degree from a UK institution (or overseas award deemed equivalent via UK NARIC)
  • Experience using research methods or other approaches relevant to the subject domain
  • Sound understanding of subject area as evidenced by a comprehensive research proposal
  • A comprehensive and articulate personal statement

Desirable Criteria

If the University receives a large number of applicants for the project, the following desirable criteria may be applied to shortlist applicants for interview.

  • First Class Honours (1st) Degree
  • Masters at 65%
  • For VCRS Awards, Masters at 75%
  • Research project completion within taught Masters degree or MRES
  • Experience using research methods or other approaches relevant to the subject domain
  • Sound understanding of subject area as evidenced by a comprehensive research proposal
  • A comprehensive and articulate personal statement
  • Use of personal initiative as evidenced by record of work above that normally expected at career stage.

Funding

    DFE

    The scholarship will cover tuition fees at the Home rate and a maintenance allowance of £ 14,777 per annum for three years. EU applicants will only be eligible for the fees component of the studentship (no maintenance award is provided).  For Non EU nationals the candidate must be "settled" in the UK.

Other information

The Doctoral College at Ulster University

Launch of the Doctoral College

Current PhD researchers and an alumnus shared their experiences, career development and the social impact of their work at the launch of the Doctoral College at Ulster University.

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Key Dates

Submission Deadline
Monday 19 February 2018
Interview Date
mid March 2018

Contact Supervisor

Dr Leanne McCormick

Other Supervisors

Apply online

Visit https://www.ulster.ac.uk/applyonline and quote reference number #238500 when applying for this PhD opportunity