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        1.     Peter Sells , General Linguistics: PhD Student, University of York

Message 1: General Linguistics: PhD Student, University of York
Date: 16-Dec-2011
From: Peter Sells <peter.sellsyork.ac.uk>
Subject: General Linguistics: PhD Student, University of York
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Department: Language and Linguistic Science
Web Address: http://www.york.ac.uk/language

Level: PhD

Duties: Research

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics


The Department of Language and Linguistic Science at the University of York is
delighted to be able to offer a number of awards for students embarking on a PhD
programme starting in September 2012. There are four main awards for which
candidates working on research topics supervised within our department are
eligible to apply.

Within the context of the White Rose Doctoral Training Center the department is
able to offer two ESRC funded studentships, which comprise a fee waiver and a
maintenance grant. These awards can be held on a 1+3 years (Masters+PhD) or +3
years (PhD) basis.

One AHRC studentship is available, which also comprises a fee waiver and a
maintenance grant, for 3 years.

The fourth studentship is generously provided by the Wolfson Foundation and
consists of an award of £25000 per year for 3 years.

For full details on these awards including eligibility criteria and the
application procedure, please visit:

York is a major international centre for linguistics. The department's research
is organised around a number of research groups including Syntax and Semantics,
Phonetics and Phonology, Language Variation and Change, First and Second
Language Acquisition and Psycholinguistics, and Forensic Speech Science. For
further information please visit:

In the last RAE the department was ranked second in the UK with two-thirds of
our research judged to be world-leading or internationally excellent.

Successful candidates will be joining a vibrant research community consisting
(in September 2012) of over 20 research active staff and over 45 postgraduate
students, and will be expected to take an active part in the research life of
the department.

Deadlines for applications are as follows:

ESRC studentships: 3 February 2012
AHRC studentship: 2 March 2012
Wolfson Foundation scholarship: 2 March 2012

Applications Deadline: 03-Feb-2012

Web Address for Applications: http://www.york.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/fees-funding/postgraduate/

Contact Information:
        Dr George Tsoulas

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