LINGUIST List 27.4411

Mon Oct 31 2016

Support: General Linguistics; Intercultural Communication / United Kingdom

Editor for this issue: Amanda Foster <>

Date: 31-Oct-2016
From: Nicole Baumgarten <>
Subject: General Linguistics; Intercultural Communication; PhD, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Department: School of Languages and Cultures
Web Address:

Level: PhD

Institution/Organization: University of Sheffield

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics
Intercultural Communication


The School of Languages and Cultures, is delighted to announce a range of studentships for autumn 2017 entry. We especially welcome applications from suitably qualified applicants in the following areas:

- Sociolinguistics and Social Approaches to Multilingualism
- Individual/ organisational multilingualism and languages in institutions
- Translation/ Audiovisual Translation
- Intercultural Communication
- Language Policy
- (Cross-linguistic)Pragmatics, Politeness and Discourse Studies
- Register variation
- Language and technology
- Cognitive Linguistics
- Corpus Linguistics

More information about the research culture and staff research interests may be found here:

The internal deadline for applications for a place on the PhD programme is 11 January 2017.

Scholarship applicants must have been accepted to the programme and have previously discussed their funding application with the Director of Postgraduate Studies: Dr Kristine Horner (

We will advise you on the studentship opportunities: they require a subsequent application form (1 per scheme) to follow up on the application to the PhD programme:

1) The White Rose College of the Arts & Humanities (WRoCAH) is a Doctoral Training Partnership of the Universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York. It is responsible for the distribution of AHRC-funded doctoral studentships for these universities and for the coordination of a doctoral training programme. WRoCAH is able to offer over 50 AHRC studentships per year to candidates with a place for doctoral study at the Universities of Leeds, Sheffield or York. Applicants for an AHRC studentship must have applied for a place of study in an eligible School, Department or Centre and may only apply for funding at one of Leeds, Sheffield or York. The studentship application form and details of how to apply will be available from the WRoCAH website in November:

2) Applications for the University Prize and Doctoral Academy scholarships at the University of Sheffield are also invited and further details about all of them may be found here:

You are warmly invited to attend our next University Postgraduate Open Day on 18 November. At that time, you can also make arrangements to meet relevant staff and discuss your application. Further details may be found here:
If you have any questions please do not hesitate to get in touch with us.

Applications Deadline: 11-Jan-2017

Web Address for Applications:

Contact Information:
        Dr Kristine Horner
        Phone:+44 114 222 2000

Page Updated: 31-Oct-2016