PhD Studentships: King’s College London Medical Humanities

The Centre for the Humanities and Health, King’s College London, is now inviting applications for three PhD Studentships commencing in 2010.

The Centre has been created with the help of a £2 million Strategic Award from the Wellcome Trust and offers unparalleled opportunities to develop a wide ranging interdisciplinary interface between health sciences and the humanities. The staff of the Centre comprises nine senior academics from KCL’s departments of Psychology, Psychiatry, English, Philosophy, History, Nursing and Medicine, who are conducting a multistranded programme of research entitled ‘The Boundaries of Illness’ which has six distinctive, inter-connected strands of activity.

Applicants are invited to consider the six strands of research already underway in the Centre for the Humanities and Health and to situate their research proposals

a) In one or more strands, or
b) Across strands, or
c) In another theme or research area within the field of the Medical Humanities.

Further particulars and application forms can be downloaded here.

Applications close May 4th 2010.

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