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Apply by: 2022-12-31

PhD Studentship in Human Geography

Published 2022-11-01

We are currently inviting applications for a PhD in Human Geography funded by the Economic and Social Research Council as part of the South East Network for Social Sciences () Doctoral Training Partnership.

Interested candidates can find information about our areas of research expertise through consulting the websites of our departments: Real Estate & Planning, Construction Management & Engineering, and Architecture.

We invite applications from candidates with interests in any subject that relates to the SeNSS Human Geography sub-pathway research themes: Cultural Formations, Global Transformations, Resilient Built Environments or Sustainable Visions.

Funding Details:   

  • Tuition fees, UKRI stipend and application access to funding for training, travel, fieldwork and overseas visits
  • Starts October
  • - and -year awards available depending on project and researcher experience/qualifications
  • Open to applications from candidates without a Master’s qualification
  • Available full- or part-time.


See for full eligibility details, including criteria for Home fee status and eligibility of International candidates. Applications are open to UK and International applicants. *ESRC SeNSS funding covers tuition fees at the Home rate and the University of Reading will cover the difference between Home and International fees. All awards are open to candidates wishing to study part-time.  Applications from candidates without a Master’s degree and from groups under-represented in doctoral study are encouraged.

Application Deadline: 

Early expressions of interest are strongly encouraged – please express interest by contacting Professor Kathy Pain (Pathway Lead): or Dr Richard Nunes:   (Deputy Pathway Lead)

Applicants must apply for a place of admission at the University Reading by January .

Applications for SeNSS funding through the HEIApply platform must be completed by noon on January .

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