PHD Studentship Awards

We are now taking applications for PhD Studentship Awards commencing in 2018. 

Studentships are available through five schemes:

  • Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Northern Bridge - for studentships in Arts and Humanities
  • Northern Ireland’s Department for Economy (DfE) Studentships - for all subject areas within the Faculty
  • Northern Ireland and North East (NINE) Doctoral Training Partnership – for studentships in Social Sciences
  • The Leverhulme Interdisciplinary Network on Cybersecurity and Society (LINCS)- for research between the social sciences and computer science & electronic engineering
  • Centre for Risk and Inequality, (CRI) at Queen's Univeristy

If you are the brightest and best in your field with a passion for your subject, we want to hear from you. 



Northern Bridge Doctoral Training

Applications have now closed for 2018 entry

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DfE Studentships

Closing Date is Friday 16th February 2018 at 5pm

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NINE Studentships

Applications have now closed for 2018 entry

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Centre for Risk and Inequality

Studentship details coming soon.

The Centre brings together researchers from across the University to investigate the relationship between two of the most significant challenges facing the world today: tacking increasing inequality and managing systemic risks.

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Leverhulme (LINCS) PhD Scholarship Opportunities

The Leverhulme Interdisciplinary Network on Cybersecurity and Society (LINCS) has been established to support pioneering research between the social sciences and electronic engineering & computer science.

LINCS has been established to develop a distinctive cohort of doctoral students working across the boundaries of their disciplines who will open up new avenues of enquiry centred initially on the priority themes and specific PhD projects.

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Centre for Evidence and Social Innovation

Through the use of robust evidence we seek to make a real difference to the lives of children, families and communities.

CESI are offering a number of funded PhD Studentships via the School of Social Science, Education & Social Work (SSESW) Department for Economy (DfE). Deadline 16 February 2018

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