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Level: PhD
Duty: Research
Linguistic Field: Semantics Pragmatics
Application Deadline: 08-Jun-2012
Supporting Institution: University of Brighton
LL Issue: 23.2326
Posted: 15-May-2012
Support Description: [Note deadline: 8 June 2012]

The University of Brighton's Doctoral College invites applications from around
the world for one of up to 40 new PhD studentships available for entry during
the 2012/2013 academic year.

Two of the studentships are in linguistics -- see below.

Full details: http://www.brighton.ac.uk/researchstudy/2012studentships/
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Each studentship is worth £55,650 and will support full-time study over a
three-year period, including £14,300 per year towards living expenses.

Linguistics topics:

Modality in English and the semantics/pragmatics interface

The future of the languages of Europe (contrastive linguistics, English and German)

These urls need to be on a single line. You can also find these topics easily
via the Full details page above.

For informal discussion about the linguistics studentships, email Professor
Raphael Salkie (r.m.salkie Linguist List bton.ac.uk).

For general enquiries about the scheme, or to be put in touch with a supervisor,
please contact the Brighton Doctoral College by email at:
doctoralcollegedean Linguist List brighton.ac.uk

Professor Raphael Salkie,
School of Humanities,
University of Brighton
Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9PH

Fax: (+44) 01273 641873
Email: r.m.salkie Linguist List brighton.ac.uk brighton.ac.uk>

Home page: http://arts.brighton.ac.uk/staff/raf-salkie
Application Web Address: http://www.brighton.ac.uk/researchstudy/2012studentships/important-notes/
Contact Information: Professor David Arnold
Phone:44 (0)1273 641107