Thursday, 30 May 2013

PhD scholarships at Leeds Met: sex, gender, power, identity and risk.

Full time Postgraduate Research Student Bursaries (at least two available) start date - October 2013

Each studentship will have a bursary of £13,726 per annum (pro-rata as a monthly payment) plus UK/EU Fees paid for a period of three years.
If you are an enthusiastic high achieving student looking to undertake a PhD in a vibrant research environment, then join us by applying for a full time bursary.  The successful applicants will undertake their research in our new Centre for Applied Social Research (CeASR) working within Research Theme 3: ‘Sex, Gender, Identity, Power and Risk’ 

Researchers and potential PhD supervisors working this theme are: Dr. Bridgette Rickett, Dr. Sarah Kingston, Dr Peter Branney, Dr. Katy Day, Dr. Natalia Gerodetti,  Dr. Helen Fawkner, Dr Zoe Kolokotroni, Dr. Kate Milnes and Dr. Tamara Turner-Moore
PhD Studentship applications are particularly welcome from students aiming to conduct research that examines aims/research questions that fall within the areas of social science research and within the themes of sex. gender, power, identity and risk. We are also interested in proposals that examine/explore the exploitation, marginalization, victimization and potential empowerment/risk reduction. Lastly, we would also be interested in applications that have a focus on the intersections of gender, culture, social class and race.
To discuss any ideas further please contact ‘Sex, Gender, Identity, Power and Risk’ theme leaders Dr. Bridgette Rickett ( and Dr. Sarah Kingston (

Closing deadline – 7th June 2013
For further details and how to apply see:

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