LINGUIST List 27.4783

Mon Nov 21 2016

Support: Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Language Acquisition; Sociolinguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics; Writing Systems / United Kingdom

Editor for this issue: Amanda Foster <amandalinguistlist.org>


Date: 19-Nov-2016
From: Mark Brenchley <m.d.t.brenchleyexeter.ac.uk>
Subject: Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Language Acquisition; Sociolinguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics; Writing Systems: PhD, University of Exeter, United Kingdom
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Department: Graduate School of Education
Level: PhD

Institution/Organization: University of Exeter

Duties: Research

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Language Acquisition; Sociolinguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics; Writing Systems


Description:

There are currently a number of funded Doctoral studentship opportunities at the University of Exeter's Graduate School of Education. The following opportunities are now being advertised on the University website:

1) ESRC South-West Doctoral Training Partnership +3 and 1+3 Studentships. Please see: http://www.exeter.ac.uk/studying/funding/award/?id=2481. Deadline for application: 2nd February 2017.

2) University of Exeter Diamond Jubilee Scholarship. Please see: http://www.exeter.ac.uk/studying/funding/award/?id=2460. Deadline for application: 15th January 2017.

3) University of Exeter International Excellence Scholarship for Postgraduate Research. Please see: http://www.exeter.ac.uk/studying/funding/award/?id=2461. Deadline for application: 15th January 2017.

Full details of SSIS College PGR funding opportunities can be found here: http://socialsciences.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/research/funding/. This page includes links to the various schemes and contains details about entry requirements and applications.

The Graduate School of Education has particular language-related strengths in:

Educational corpus linguistics
English for Academic Purposes
Language education and social cohesion
Language teacher cognition
Technology-enhanced learning
Bilingual and multilingual approaches to education
Writing Development

See http://socialsciences.exeter.ac.uk/education/research/networks/languageandeducation/who_we_are/ for a list of faculty working in these areas. We would strongly encourage potential applicants to contact a faculty member who might act as their supervisor and who could support them in the application process.

Applications Deadline: 15-Jan-2017

Web Address for Applications: http://socialsciences.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/research/funding/

Contact Information:
        Dr Mark Brenchley
        m.d.t.brenchleyexeter.ac.uk

Page Updated: 21-Nov-2016