Northumbria-Sunderland AHRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Art and Design

The Universities of Northumbria and Sunderland have been jointly awarded an AHRC Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) and postgraduate research student funding in Art and Design from 2014 onwards. The AHRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Art and Design will forge new cross-disciplinary collaborations in art and design, with an emphasis on integrating professional and academic rigour in practice-led and applied research as well as related historical and theoretical research.

The Northumbria-Sunderland AHRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Art and Design invites high-quality applications for AHRC-funded studentships starting in October 2014, for PhD study in or across our Art and Design research groups. We welcome applications in: Design; Fine Art; Applied Arts, Glass and Ceramics; Digital Art, Curating; Visual and Material Culture; and History of Art.

Before applying for an AHRC studentship, you should make preliminary enquiries with our subject specialists listed below to assess whether your area of research interest can be supervised and supported within the Northumbria-Sunderland CDT.

Visual and Material Culture: Dr Ysanne Holt – Ysanne.holt@northumbria.ac.uk
Design (Northumbria): Professor Paul Rodgers – paul.rodgers@northumbria.ac.uk
Design (Sunderland) : Professor Beryl Graham – beryl.graham@sunderland.ac.uk
Fine Art: Professor David Campbell – david.campbell@northumbria.ac.uk
Arts / Glass and Ceramics: Professor Kevin Petrie – kevin.petrie@sunderland.ac.uk
Digital Art / Curation: Professor Beryl Graham – beryl.graham@sunderland.ac.uk

General enquiries: Professor Craig Richardson – craig.richardson@northumbria.ac.uk

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