Research funding at the University of Birmingham

Tue November 10th, 2015

The Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics at the University of Birmingham is offering a number of AHRC and ESRC-funded Masters and Doctoral studentships. We particularly welcome applications in the areas of Corpus Linguistics, Cognitive Linguistics, Literary Linguistics, Language and Social Media, Language and Politics, and the History of English. Within these areas, colleagues have particularly strong specialisms in the study of the discourse of academic disciplines, the language of Dickens, Pattern Grammar, Construction Grammar, Language Change, Embodied Cognition, Elizabethan English, Narratives and Social Media, and Health Discourse.

For a full description of the research interests of potential supervisors, please see our staff pages:
http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/schools/edacs/departments/englishlanguage/staff/index.aspx

The Midlands3Cities Doctoral Training Programme is a collaboration between the universities of Birmingham and Birmingham City, Leicester, De Montfort, Nottingham, and Nottingham Trent
http://www.midlands3cities.ac.uk/midlands-3-cities/index.aspx;

You can search for a supervisor within the AHRC M3C pages: http://www.midlands3cities.ac.uk/midlands-3-cities/research-opportunities/supervisors.aspx

AHRC subject areas at Birmingham: http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/schools/calgs/scholarships/AHRC-Research-Areas.aspx

ESRC opportunities at Birmingham: http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/postgraduate/dr-fees/ESRC-research-council.aspx

Other research funding opportunities at Birmingham: http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/schools/calgs/scholarships/index.aspx

-          Distance learning bursaries: http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/postgraduate/funding/College-of-Arts-and-Law-Distance-Learning-PhD-Bursaries.aspx

-          CAL Doctoral Scholarships: http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/postgraduate/funding/College-of-Arts-and-Law-Doctoral-Scholarships.aspx

Further information about our programmes can be found here:

http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/research/english/eng-lang-applied-linguistics.aspx
http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/research/english/applied-linguistics.aspx