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Level: PhD
Duty: Research
Linguistic Field: General Linguistics Bilingualism
Application Deadline: 16-Apr-2012
Supporting Institution: Bangor University
ESRC Centre
LL Issue: 23.1742
Posted: 04-Apr-2012
Support Description: PhD studentship in Bilingualism at the ESRC Centre for Research on
Bilingualism in Theory and Practice at Bangor University. (EU Residents

This prestigious centre was established at Bangor on 1st January 2007
with funding from the ESRC, HEFCW, and the Welsh Assembly Government,
and is the first research centre in the UK to focus specifically on

For 2012, we are inviting applications for one studentship award
which will fund one of the following options:

One year Masters followed by a three year PhD (1+3)

For those students interested in applying for the 1+3 option, please visit


A three year PhD (+3)

The ESRC Centre for Research on Bilingualism in Theory and Practice is pleased
to announce a PhD Programme in Bilingualism, funded by the ESRC.
This programme will allow you to work within an interdisciplinary context with
researchers from any of the five research groups that form the core of the
Centre: *neuroscience*,* experimental*,* corpus-based*,*
bilingual education*, and *speech research*.

Applicants would normally hold a good first degree or a post-graduate level
qualification in Linguistics, Psychology, Education, or a related area.

This is the final call for this studentship, as applications must be in by the
16th April.

For the application procedures please visit

If you require further information, please do not hesitate to contact
the centre directly on 01248 382559.
Application Web Address: http://www.bangor.ac.uk/scholarships/esrcdtc12
Contact Information: Margaret Deuchar