Two Studentships in Queer Studies or Medical Humanities

The School of Literature and Languages has two faculty-funded studentships to award across the research areas of: Queer Studies and Medical Humanities

Start date

1 January 2023


Three years or pro-rata part-time

Application deadline

Funding source

FASS Studentships

Funding information

Full fees at home or international rates.

UKRI standard stipend per annum: £16,062 for 2022-23

Research Training Support Grant per annum: £500


Queer Studies and Medical Humanities have been identified as areas for potential growth in postgraduate research in the School of Literature and Languages. We invite proposals for innovative projects across either of these areas. Applications from candidates with expertise in contemporary literature in relation to questions of gender and sexuality, mobility and spatiality, and/or global or comparative approaches, are especially welcome. Applications to the Medical Humanities studentship are welcomed from candidates of any discipline, although those with experience of international and/or comparative Medical Humanities are particularly encouraged to apply. Applicants should develop their project proposal and then contact their potential primary supervisor (Lena Mattheis or Stephen Fay).  For further details of staff research interests see:  It may also be possible to arrange cross-disciplinary supervisory teams, and this can be discussed on a case-by-case basis with the primary supervisor.

Eligibility criteria

Open to any UK or international candidates.

How to apply

Applications should be submitted via the PhD in English Literature or PhD in Literary and Cultural Studies programme pages. It is highly recommended that applicants contact a potential supervisor before submitting.

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Application deadline

Contact details

Lena Mattheis
Stephen Fay

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