Foundation for Urban and Regional Studies Doctoral Studentships Within The Field of Urban and Regional Studies
FURS Studentships within the field of urban and regional studies
FURS is concerned to promote urban and regional research and within this broad field it is particularly keen to encourage an understanding of the interconnection between social, economic and political processes and of the broader causes and effects of these processes. This means for example that research which examines policies critically and focuses on their unintended as well as intended consequences is more likely to be supported than research on managerially defined questions. Conversely, research which takes a ‘technical’ approach to urban and regional questions and does not place them within wider contexts of understanding is unlikely to be given priority. Although these concerns are likely to lead to social scientists such as sociologists, political scientists, geographers, economists and town planners predominating among applicants, others such as lawyers, cultural theorists, anthropologists and historians should not be discouraged from applying.
Applications are invited for a number of one-year studentships for new or continuing doctoral candidates only (Masters students are not eligible), within the field of urban and regional studies.
Applications must be received by 31 January 2016. Late applications will not be considered under any circumstances and no correspondence will be entered into. Applications cannot be individually acknowledged due to the volume received but successful applicants will be informed by the end of April 2016.
Eligibility: Funding is only offered to those students who are working within the field of urban and regional studies ONLY applicants whose nationality falls into the countries listed in Groups B and C of the World Bank classification will be eligible to apply For full details, please see here.
If you have any queries, please contact:
Sarah Daisy c/o Linda McDowell
Foundation for Urban and Regional Studies Limited
School of Geography and the Environment
Oxford University Centre for the Environment
Dyson Perrins Building
South Parks Rd
Oxford OX1 3QY
Email: FURS Studentship Enquiry