ESRC Studentships: School of Social Sciences

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Cardiff School of Social Sciences invites applications for the
following funded research degree studentships available for September
2006.

ESRC 1+3 Quota Studentships

Applications are invited from candidates for 1+3 Quota Studentships and
a 3-year PhD. The ESRC has awarded 14 quota ‘1+3’ studentships for this
year. We are seeking strong applicants (with a first class, or upper
second class honours degree or master’s degree) to work in one of the
following areas:

  • Education (5 quota studentships)
  • Social Work (3 quota studentships)
  • Sociology (2 quota studentships)
  • Socio Legal (2 quota studentships)
  • Social Policy (2 quota studentships)

ESRC +3 Studentships

Applications are invited for 3-year PhD studentships from strong
candidates with ESRC-recognised Research Methods training (please see ESRC website), whose research interests can be supported by our academic staff in the areas of:

  • Education
  • Sociology
  • Social Policy
  • Socio-Legal Studies
  • Social Work
  • Science, Technology and Innovation Studies

Cardiff School of Social Sciences
has an international reputation for its research in the areas of: Crime
and Criminal Justice; Education, the State and Society; Health and
Illness; Gender and Sexuality; Scientific and Medical Knowledge; Social
Theory and Research Methods; Critical Psychology and Work; Employment
and Society.

Further information:

For further details of the above topics and information on how to apply, please contact:

Ms. Elizabeth Renton

Graduate Studies Administrator

Cardiff School of Social Sciences

Glamorgan Building

King Edward VII Avenue

Cardiff CF10 3WT

UK

Tel: (+44) (0)29 20 874972

Fax: (+44) (0)29 20 874436

Email: Renton@cardiff.ac.uk

The first stage of the application process will be to complete a
Cardiff University Postgraduate Application form (details on the
University’s postgraduate application process and downloadable
application forms can be accessed via http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/postgraduate/pgapply).

The deadline for this is Wednesday 10th March 2006.

Applicants who want to be considered for ESRC funding must send their
application direct to Ms. Elizabeth Renton with a covering letter.

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