LINGUIST List 22.1728|
Mon Apr 18 2011
Support: Lang Acquisition, Text/Corpus Ling: PhD Student, Bangor U., UK
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1. Margaret Deuchar ,
Language Acquisition, Psycholinguistics, Neurolinguistics, Text/Corpus Linguistics: PhD Student, Bangor University, United Kingdom
Message 1: Language Acquisition, Psycholinguistics, Neurolinguistics, Text/Corpus Linguistics: PhD Student, Bangor University, United Kingdom
From: Margaret Deuchar <m.deucharbangor.ac.uk>
Subject: Language Acquisition, Psycholinguistics, Neurolinguistics, Text/Corpus Linguistics: PhD Student, Bangor University, United Kingdom
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Institution/Organization: Bangor University
Web Address: http://www.bilingualism.bangor.ac.uk/index.php.en
Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition; Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics
The prestigious ESRC Centre for Research on Bilingualism
(www.bilingualism.bangor.ac.uk) was established at Bangor on 1st January 2007
with funding from the ESRC, HEFCW, and the Welsh Assembly Government, and
is the first research centre in the UK to focus specifically on bilingualism. We are
now part of the all-Wales Doctoral Training Centre and for 2011, we are inviting
applications for one studentship award which will fund one of the following options:
1) One year Masters followed by a three year PhD (1+3): For those students
interested in applying for the 1+3 option, please visit
menu=11&catid=6554&subid=0 for information about the Masters course in
2) A three year PhD (+3): For those students interested in applying for the +3
option, please visit
for information about studying for a PhD in Bilingualism.
Enquiries should be addressed to: m.deucharbangor.ac.uk
For UK applicants, full-time students will receive a fee contribution of £3,466 and a
stipend of £13,590.
For EU applicants, full-time students will receive a fee contribution of £3,466 only.
You first need to choose your area of research in bilingualism, which should be
related to that of one of the five groups. Visit
for more information.
Having decided on your area of research you should contact your potential
supervisor and discuss your research plans with them. Once your supervisor has
agreed in principle to supervise you, you can make your application.
To apply, please complete an on-line University Postgraduate Application Form
available here: https://bannerssb.bangor.ac.uk/EN-GB/bwskalog.P_DispLoginNon
In addition to the application form and its requirements, applicants applying for an
ESRC Funded studentship are required to provide:
* A statement (100-500 words) about your relevant research skills (listing all your
relevant skills, such as computer skills, relevant prior experience, the title and a
brief description of your graduate study).
* A statement (500-1000 words) about your main focus of research interest,
potentially describing some research you have done in the past.
The proposal should seek to set out:
- the proposed research topic
- the aims of the research and the research questions being asked
- background to the research
- how the project will be approached, with particular reference to the
methodologies/techniques which might be employed and the sources that might be
- relevant disciplinary insights
- the anticipated outcomes from the project
- how any ethical issues arising from the design or conduct of the research will
- how you think this research interest would fit with the supervisor and with the
research environment of either the School of Psychology or the Centre for
Research on Bilingualism in Theory & Practice, depending on which studentship
you are applying for.
* If an applicant for a +3 award has completed a Master's programme which is not
one that is currently recognised by the ESRC, full details of the research training
the applicant has completed and how this maps onto the relevant course /
research requirements must be provided (up to 600 words).
The on-line application form and accompanying documents must be submitted by
4 May 2011, with copies of all documents sent to m.deucharbangor.ac.uk
* Please answer Q3 on the on-line form by stating 'I am applying for a 2011 ESRC
Applications Deadline: 04-May-2011
Mailing Address for Applications:
Attn: Prof Margaret Deuchar
ESRC Centre for Bilingualism, Bangor University,
37-41 College Road
Bangor Gwynedd LL57 2DG
Web Address for Applications: http://bannerssb.bangor.ac.uk/EN-GB/bwskalog.P_DispLoginNon
Prof Margaret Deuchar
Phone:+44 1248 382269
Fax:+44 1248 382599
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