Research Funding Sources

AHRC funding for UK/EU arts & humanities research students at De Montfort University, Leicester, UK

The Midlands3Cities Doctoral Training Partnership will be awarding 410 PhD studentships over a five year period to excellent research students in the arts and humanities. The DTP, a collaboration between De Montfort University and the universities of Nottingham, Nottingham Trent, Leicester, Birmingham and Birmingham City, provides research candidates with cross-institutional mentoring, expert supervision including cross-institutional supervision where appropriate, subject-specific and generic training, and professional support in preparing for a career.


The Architecture research group at De Monftort is inviting applications from students whose research interests include:

· Urban history and theory from the 19th century to the present

· Architectural history and theory from the 17th century to the present

· Psychoanalytic aesthetic theory

· Evolutionary and biologically inspired design and their application to architecture

· Generative techniques in architectural design

· Self-organisation and emergence - application to design/architecture

· Systems thinking and cybernetics

· Semiotics and relevance to architecture and computational design

· Computer aided creativity and computational creativity

· Craft of digital fabrication and the implication of drawing and making in Architectural design and representation

· Housing design for sustainable communities


The deadline for AHRC funding applications is 9 January 2014, by which time students must have applied for a place to study and have provided two references to a university within the DTP. For full details of eligibility, funding and research supervision areas, please visit or contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) .


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