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Two x Three-year PhD Studentship (full-time) working on the IN-TOUCH Project
University College London
Qualification type:




Funding for:

UK Students, EU Students

Funding amount:

£24,195 to £26,683


Full Time

Placed on:

3rd March 2017


31st May 2017

Ucl Institute Of Education

Starting date October 2017

Supervisors: Professors Carey Jewitt and Sara Price

Applications are invited for two PhD studentships linked to the IN-TOUCH: Digital Touch and Communication Project, an exciting new five-year ERC Award led by Professor Carey Jewitt. - This is a highly innovative project and a commitment to interdisciplinary and innovative ways of researching digital communication across the social sciences and the arts is needed. Applicants’ will examine the social character of touch as it is mediated by digital technologies and its social consequences and impact on how we communicate. We are open to and interested in applicants’ ideas within this broad scope.

Indicative topics include, but are not restricted to:
·         Gender and digital touch communication;
·         Touch communication at a distance;
·         Emotion and digital touch communication.

The form of the doctorate can be either written or practice-related (combining a written thesis with studio/maker practice).

Studentship: Supervisors: Professor Carey Jewitt and Professor Sara Price, UCL Knowledge Lab, University College London.

Funding Details: The studentships is a (tax free) stipend for 3 years that requires the student to pay for their EU/UK fees out of the stipend rate.

Year 1 (2017-18): £24,195
Year 2 (2018-19): £25,375
Year 3 (2019-20): £26,683

Year 1 (2017-18): £4,195
Year 2 (2018-19): £4,275
Year 3 (2019-20): £4,361

*The fees have been reduced by the department.

For application form, eligibility criteria and details of how to apply go to

Closing date for applications by email, 31st May 2017 deadline 12 pm (mid-night) GMT to [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>. For informal inquiries contact Carey at [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>

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