LINGUIST List 30.154

Fri Jan 11 2019

Support: General Linguistics: PhD, Ulster University

Editor for this issue: Yiwen Zhang <>

Date: 11-Jan-2019
From: Juliana Gerard <>
Subject: General Linguistics: PhD, Ulster University, UK
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Department: School of Communication and Media
Web Address:

Level: PhD

Institution/Organization: Ulster University

Duties: Research,Teaching

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics


Applications are invited for VCRS and DfE funded PhD studentships in Modern Languages and Linguistics at Ulster University in Northern Ireland.

We welcome research proposals for the following PhD project areas:
- Theoretical Syntax, Semantics or Pragmatics
Contact: Dr Jacopo Romoli
- Multilingualism
Contact: Dr Christina Sevdali
- Discourse and Social Interaction
Contact: Dr Catrin Rhys
- Experimental Linguistics
Contact: Dr Jacopo Romoli
- Language acquisition, variation and change: experimental, computational and corpus approaches in English and Irish
Contact: Dr Juliana Gerard

Students are invited to contact potential supervisors to discuss the proposed focus of the study. Find out how to apply online at:

All applicants should hold, or expect to obtain, a first or upper second class honours degree in a subject relevant to the proposed area of study. Applications will be considered on a competitive basis with regard to the candidate’s qualifications, skills, experience and interests.

- Vice Chancellors Research Scholarships (VCRS)
The scholarships will cover tuition fees and a maintenance award of £14,777 per annum for three years (subject to satisfactory academic performance). Applications are invited from UK, European Union and overseas students.
- Department for the Economy (DfE)
The scholarship will cover tuition fees at the Home rate and a maintenance allowance of £ 14,777 per annum for three years. EU applicants will only be eligible for the fees component of the studentship (no maintenance award is provided). For Non EU nationals the candidate must be ''settled'' in the UK.

Applications Deadline: 18-Feb-2019

Web Address for Applications:

Contact Information:
        Professor Raffaella Folli

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