Wednesday, March 23, 2016

LPS PhD Scholarships at University of Sussex

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and motivated individuals to take up new PhD studentship opportunities in the School of Law Politics and Sociology.

Scholarships, in the form of full fee waivers, are available from September 2016 for a period of three years. There may also be an exceptional stipend of approximately £14,500 awarded to the best PhD applicant in the School.

Outline proposals are sought in any fields where supervision can be arranged within the School. 

The School is home to national and international expertise and keen to encourage applications in the following areas:

  • Environmental law
  • Commercial law
  • Corporate governance and social responsibility
  • Criminal law and criminal justice
  • International criminal law
  • International investment law
  • Media law
  • Human rights law
  • Islamic law
  • European law
  • Biodiversity and law
  • Financial law
  • Intellectual property law
  • Internet law

  • European politics
  • International comparative politics
  • Comparative public policy
  • Representative and party politics
  • British politics
  • Migration politics and policy
  • Politics of corruption

  • Criminal justice
  • Violence and trangression
  • Childhood
  • Generation and new ageing populations
  • Care
  • Gender politics
  • Body and inequalities
  • Health, medicine, science and technology
  • Surveillance
  • Migration and human rights
  • Identity and everyday life
  • Social theory
  • Political sociology and alternative societies

Cross-disciplinary areas of research expertise within the School of Law, Politics and Sociology include: corruption and governance; migration, citizenship and ethnicity; European integration; gender and inequality; human rights; medicine and health; comparative public policy; and criminology.

Applications linked to the School’s research centres are particularly welcome: the Sussex European Institute; the Sussex Centre for the Study of Corruption and Governance; the Centre for Gender Studies; and the Sussex Centre for Human Rights.
Other topics linked to the expertise of a particular faculty member are also welcome.

To apply, you must have submitted an official online application for a place to study for the relevant PhD course at Sussex by Monday 14 March 2016. 

For further details and application visit the LPS PhD Scholarships at University of Sussex page.

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