Institution: Swansea University
Closing date: Monday, 30th May 2016
Swansea University, the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and Wales Doctoral Training Centre (DTC) is offering a fully-funded PhD studentship to undertake research in the area of Economic Austerity, Civil Society and Wellbeing.
Swansea is part of the £7.0 million WISERD Research Centre funded by the ESRC. The centre, led by Cardiff University, involves academics from Swansea, Aberystwyth, Bangor, Glamorgan and a number of English universities. This scholarship supports a joint project involving collaboration under the supervision of Professor Philip Murphy (Swansea), Professor David Blackaby (Swansea), Professor Melanie Jones (Sheffield) and Professor Stephen Drinkwater (Roehampton). Support will also be provided by Cardiff University.
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As part of the WISERD Centre for Welsh Politics and Society Seminar Series, Dr Taulant Guma from the Department of Geography and Earth Sciences at Aberystwyth University presents emerging findings from the WISERD/Civil Society project on ‘Migrants, Minorities and Engagement in Local Civil Society’.