The Wellcome Trust and the University of Manchester PhD Studentship
Type of award
School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
Continuation of award
Continuation of the award is subject to satisfactory progress.
This award is internal.
Level(s) of study
This funding is available to students undertaking the following types of study:
- Postgraduate research
Allowed study options
This funding is available to students undertaking the following modes of study:
This funding is available to students undertaking study in:
Other eligibility criteria
a BA and MA in early modern history which demonstrates an area of research expertise pertinent to this project, for example: environmental history; medical history; social history; material culture; food history; early American history;
a strong grasp of recent historiographical debates pertinent to the project, including those linked to environmental change, health and medicine; material culture;
the ability to understand and engage quickly with new historiographical debates and with the arguments and approaches adopted in allied fields, and to frame research findings within a variety of historiographical and methodological contexts;
excellent analytical and writing skills;
experience of working with archival sources in archives and libraries;
excellent organisational skills;
ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
Inquiries should be addressed to Professor Sasha Handley ( email@example.com )
Applicants should apply to the PhD programme by 5 February 2021 and clearly indicate on their programme application, within the funding section, they wish to be considered for the Wellcome Trust Studentship.
05 Feb 2021
Contact details for enquiries
- Professor Sasha Handley