ESRC Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme - Call Open

The Economic and Social Research Council

The Grand Union DTP is pleased to invite applications for ESRC-funded postdoctoral Fellowships to commence 1 October 2020. The call is open to applicants who have undertaken a PhD at a research organisation that is part of an ESRC-funded DTP/CDT. Fellowships are aimed at those in the immediately postdoctoral stage of their career, to provide the opportunity to consolidate their PhD through developing publications, their networks, and their research and professional skills. Visit here for all further details.

'Doctoral Davos' Collaboration Fair

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All DTP students currently enrolled on the doctorate are invited to attend Doctoral Davos. This one-day conference aims to connect and match  students working across the social sciences with non-academic collaborators, working in the public, private, and non-profit sectors for placements and partnerships. Through a range of panel formats, we will curate a conversation designed to enable students to connect with prospective partners, and for partners to find students whose research and skills can benefit their organisation’s work. Visit our Event page to see further details and book--spaces are limited!

UK-Canada Globalink Doctoral Exchange Scheme


A new and exciting opportunity for UKRI and Canadian doctoral students to participate in a UK-Canada research exchange scheme. Up to 200 UK doctoral candidates will have the opportunity to develop into global citizens, during 12-week research placements in Canadian universities. Now open for applications, until 12 December 2019, the UK-Canada Globalink Doctoral Exchange Scheme will support travel, living and research costs for the students in their chosen field of study. Following a competitive application process, the first exchanges will take place from April 2020. Visit here for more information. 

The Turing Enrichment Scheme


The application period for the Turing Enrichment Scheme at the Alan Turing Institute is now open. The Turing Enrichment scheme offers students enrolled on a doctoral programme at a UK university an opportunity to boost their research project with a placement at the Turing for up to 12 months. Visit here to learn more about this opportunity. The current application deadline is 21 January 2020


LSE History Graduate Conference

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The LSE History Graduate Conference 2020 invites students and academics to engage with questions concerning historical moments and processes of disruption. Extending the notion of ‘transnational disruption’, this conference invites scholars to examine historical moments of decline, renewal, and change. How does analysis of political, economic, and social disruption inform the present?

Call for papers: Please send your individual and/or panel proposals (title, 300-word abstract, and CV for each applicant) by 20 December 2019 to

Visit here to view the complete call information. 


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