[Air-l] Fwd: Postgraduate funding in sts at Edinburgh

Jeremy Hunsinger jhuns at vt.edu
Wed Feb 15 08:29:43 PST 2006

> The University of Edinburgh postgraduate programme in Science and  
> Technology Studies has been awarded six ESRC quota awards for  
> students studying towards the PhD.  We are now looking for  
> outstanding candidates to apply for these awards.  I would be very  
> grateful if you could bring this to the attention of any potential  
> applicants.
> UK students are eligible for fees plus maintenance awards. EU  
> students are eligible for funding on a fees-only basis, unless they  
> have been living in the UK for three years or more, in which case  
> they are eligible for maintenance payments also.
> ESRC quota awards are available on a 1+3 basis, incorporating the  
> MSc by Research in STS plus the PhD.  Alternatively, if candidates  
> have already completed an ESRC-approved programme of research  
> training in STS, they awards may be made on a +3 basis.
> Applicants should submit the normal University application form for  
> an MSc by Research or PhD in STS, together with a covering letter  
> stating that they wish to be considered for ESRC funding. Details  
> of the postgraduate programme in STS are available athttp:// 
> www.sps.ed.ac.uk/gradschool/>http://www.sps.ed.ac.uk/gradschool/,
> as are downloadable copies of application forms.
> The deadline for applications is Friday 31 March 2006. However,  
> applicants are also strongly encouraged to apply for University of  
> Edinburgh College Awards, the deadline for which is 24 February  
> 2006.  Application forms for College Awards are available at
> http://www.hss.ed.ac.uk/Postgraduate/index.htm>http:// 
> www.hss.ed.ac.uk/Postgraduate/index.htm
> For further information, or to discuss possible topics and  
> supervisory arrangements, please contact the Postgraduate Advisor  
> in STS, Dr Steve Sturdy,<mailto:s.sturdy at ed.ac.uk>s.sturdy at ed.ac.uk
> All best wishes,
> Robin
> -- 
> Professor Robin WILLIAMS
> Director
> Research Centre for Social Sciences
> Institute for the Study of Science, Technology and Innovation
> The University of Edinburgh
> High School Yards
> Edinburgh EH1  1LZ
> Tel: +44-131-650-6387
> Fax: +44-131-650-6399
> mobile: 07717 220477
> email: R.Williams at ed.ac.uk
> http://www.rcss.ed.ac.uk/
> http://www.issti.ed.ac.uk/
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> Robin Williams, James Stewart and Roger Slack (2005)
> Experimenting with Information and Communication Technologies:
> Social Learning in Technological Innovation, Edward Elgar
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jeremy hunsinger
jhuns at vt.edu

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