LINGUIST List 20.291

Fri Jan 30 2009

Support: Various Langs & Language Policy: PhD Student, U of Sheffield

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        1.    Neil Bermel, Various Languages & Slavic Subgroup & Language Policy: PhD Student, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom


Message 1: Various Languages & Slavic Subgroup & Language Policy: PhD Student, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
Date: 29-Jan-2009
From: Neil Bermel <n.bermelsheffield.ac.uk>
Subject: Various Languages & Slavic Subgroup & Language Policy: PhD Student, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Institution/Organization: University of Sheffield Department: Russian & Slavonic Studies Web Address: http://www.shef.ac.uk/russian

Level: PhD

Duties: Research

Job Rank: PhD

Specialty Areas: Cognitive Science; Text/Corpus Linguistics Language Policy Required Language(s): Czech (ces)
                            Polish (pol)                             Russian (rus)                             Croatian (hrv)                             Serbian (srp)                             Slavic Subgroup
Description:

The University of Sheffield is offering 15 postgraduate studentships forstudents in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities: eight cover UK/EU fees and offera maintenance award at the Research Council rate of £13,290; seven cover UK/EUfees and offer a maintenance award at 50% of the Research Council rate, i.e. £6,645.

Applicants for research degrees (M.Phil. and Ph.D.) in the Department of Russianand Slavonic Studies may apply, subject to eligibility, for these awards. Formore information, follow the link below.

http://www.shef.ac.uk/russian/postgraduate/fees.html

Please note that in order to be considered for a University of Sheffieldstudentship, you must first apply to the University for admission to anappropriate programme of study.

Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) funding

AHRC-funded studentships will be available either through the AHRC's StudentshipCompetition, or through a Block Grant Partnership (BGP) whereby the Universitywill have an allocated number of studentships in specified subject areas and forspecified schemes -- Research Preparation Masters (RPM), ProfessionalPreparation Masters (PPM), and Doctoral.

The University has applied for a BGP and will know the outcome on 23 February2009. If the application is successful, the BGP will allow the University toaward, on a competitive basis and subject to AHRC approval, studentships toprospective postgraduate students. EU nationals accepted to study on programmesand in subject areas for which BGP studentships have been allocated will beeligible for nomination to AHRC. Information about the outcome of the BGPCompetition will be posted on this web page and elsewhere. The University hopesthat, when the outcome of its application is known, it will be able to offer anumber of Doctoral awards in the subject area of Russian, Slavonic and EasternEuropean Language and Culture over the period covered by the first round of theScheme (2009-2013). If the University is not awarded a BGP allocation, studentswho have already been admitted to the University to study can still apply to theAHRC Studentship Competition for funding.

It is possible for applicants for University of Sheffield studentships toindicate their interest now in being considered for AHRC awards.

Students who wish to be considered for AHRC-funded studentships in this subjectarea must apply to the University no later than 31 March 2009.

Please note that in order to be considered for a University of Sheffield or AHRCstudentship, you must first apply to the University for admission to anappropriate programme of study.

More information about the Department's research profile and areas of expertisemay be found at

http://www.shef.ac.uk/russian/research

If you would like more information, please contact us.

Applications Deadline: 31-Mar-2009

Web Address for Applications: http://www.shef.ac.uk/postgraduate/research/apply/index.html

Contact Information:         Professor Neil Bermel        n.bermelsheffield.ac.uk        Phone:+44 (0)114 222 7405        Fax:+44 (0)114 275 1198