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Level: PhD
Linguistic Field: Language Documentation
Morphology
Typology
Application Deadline: 19-Feb-2014
Supporting Institution: University of Surrey
Surrey Morphology Group
LL Issue: 24.5216
Posted: 16-Dec-2013
Support Description: As a member of the TECHNE Doctoral Training Partnership, University of Surrey PhD applicants are eligible to apply for Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) studentships (stipend and fee waiver). TECHNE is a consortium of seven universities in London and the South East offering a rich and diverse training programme for doctoral students with a focus on interdisciplinarity and developing career potential both in and beyond higher education. Studentships are awarded by TECHNE to the best students put forward by its member universities. The TECHNE training programme is enhanced by input and placement opportunities provided by TECHNE’s 13 partner organisations (including the Barbican, Natural History Museum, Museum of London, BFI and Science Museum) in the cultural sector. Please visit TECHNE to find out more about the aims and opportunities of TECHNE.

TECHNE – the Consortium is named in reference to the Greek term for craft – will create a new model for collaborative research skills training for PGR students across seven higher education institutions (Royal Holloway, Brighton University, Kingston University, Roehampton University, Royal College of Art, University of Surrey, University of the Arts London). TECHNE’s vision is to produce scholars who are highly motivated and prepared for academic, public or professional life. Students will benefit from a diversity of training opportunities and be able to draw on supervisory expertise from across the Consortium.

Subject specialisms in linguistics within Surrey Morphology Group, University of Surrey include:
- Morphology and its interfaces with other components of grammar
- Linguistic typology
- Language documentation and description

The deadline for studentship applications is 19 February 2014.

Applicants must have applied for a place on the appropriate PGR Programme before applying for a studentship Normal AHRC eligibility criteria apply.

If you have any queries about preparing a proposal to study for a PhD in Linguistics within Surrey Morphology Group, please contact Dr Oliver Bond, o.bond Linguist List surrey.ac.uk

If you have any queries about applying for a studentship, please contact Professor Bran Nicol, b.nicol Linguist List surrey.ac.uk

If you have any queries about the applying for a PhD at Surrey, please contact: fahs-admissions Linguist List surrey.ac.uk

Further information:
http://www.techne-research.co.uk
http://www.surrey.ac.uk/fahs/study/studentships/index.htm
http://www.surrey.ac.uk/smg
Application Web Address: http://www.techne-research.co.uk
Contact Information: Dr Oliver Bond o.bond@surrey.ac.uk