Centre for Communication and Glocal Change

New PhD opportunities at the University of Leicester

by Yuliya Hudoshnyk on 2018 February 8 10:46

The School of Media, Communication and Sociology at the University of Leicester offers two PhD opportunities for candidates with interest in communication for social change. 

4 Year Graduate Research Assistant Studentship (GRA)

  • Start – September 2018.
  • The award covers tuition fees at the UK/EU rates and is open to UK/EU applicants only.
  • Funding for this post is available for four years.
  • Applicants are required to hold/or expect to obtain a UK Bachelor Degree 2:1 or better and a Master’s Degree in a relevant subject.
  • More information is here.


Cross-College PGR Studentship Scheme 2018/19: Communication for social change to reduce stigma of pelvic floor disorders in Amhara region, Ethiopia

  • Start – September 2018.
  • An interdisciplinary PhD supervised by Dr Jessica Noske-Turner (Media Communication and Sociology) & Prof. Douglas Tincello (Centre for Medicine)
  • Brings a communication for social change approach to understanding how to address critical women’s health issues in Ethiopia.
  • Available to UK/EU and international applicants. The funding provides Stipend at UK/EU rates and UK/EU tuition fee waiver for 3 years. International applicants must be able to fund the difference between UK/EU and International fees for the duration of their study
  • More information is here.


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