Studentships and Fellowships

current phd student undertaking collections-based researchIf you wish to submit a PhD proposal working directly with one or several of our collections in order to be considered for a fees-only bursaries in the next academic year, please contact the Programme Director, Dr Martha Fleming m.fleming@reading.ac.uk

Studentships awarded fees-only bursaries over the past several years include:

 

PhD Studentship in Collections-Based Research (English Literature) Project title: Beckett and the City

Department: Department of English Literature
Supervisors: Dr Conor Carville and Professor Steven Matthews

PhD Studentship in Collections-Based Research (English Literature and History)

Project title: Four local parish libraries: Henley, Abingdon, Didcot and Buckland.
Department: Department of English Literature and Department of History
Supervisors: Dr Rebecca Bullard (English Literature), Dr Mary Morrissey (English Literature), Dr Helen Parish (History)

PhD Studentship in Collections-Based Research (History and Geography)

Project title: Preservationism and Development in Rural England, 1926-2016: Policy and Practice
Departments: History and Geography
Supervisors: Dr Jeremy Burchardt, Department of History and Dr Hilary Geoghegan, Department of Geography and Environmental Science

PhD Studentship in Collections-Based Research (Literature and Science)

Project title: Nature's Stories: Francis Cole, Zoological Collections and Narrative
Department: English Literature
Supervisors: Dr Andrew Mangham and Dr John Holmes

PhD Studentship in Collections-Based Research (Archaeology)

Project title: Roman ceramic building material
Department: Archaeology
Supervisor: Professor Michael Fulford

PhD Studentship in Collections-Based Research (Archaeology)

Project title: Technological Innovation in the Late Iron Age: Ceramics as a Case Study
Department: Archaeology
Supervisor: Professor Michael Fulford

document from special collections, university of readingMERL Fellowships

MERL Fellowships are open to scholars wishing to undertake collections-related research here at the Museum. The scheme aims to foster and facilitate research that will enhance and extend understanding and knowledge of the countryside, food, and farming, with an emphasis on exploiting the Museum's outstanding collections. These connect to a broad spectrum of disciplines including agriculture, design, archaeology, anthropology, material culture studies, social policy, plant and animal sciences, and social, economic, and disciplinary history.

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