[FoME] [IAMCR] Doctoral Studentships available

Katharina Noetzold knotzold at web.de
Di Feb 10 12:32:27 CET 2009

 *Von:* "Colin Sparks" <C.S.Sparks at westminster.ac.uk>
 *Gesendet:* 10.02.09 12:03:35
 *Betreff:* [IAMCR] Doctoral Studentships available
Could you please circulate this advertisement to interested students:

Research Studentships in Media and Communications at the University 
of Westminster

The Communication and Media Research Institute (CAMRI) based in the 
School of Media, Arts and Design at the University of Westminster, 
rated the UK's top research centre for Media and Communication in the 
2008 Research Assessment Exercise, is currently offering scholarships 
for doctoral study. Awards cover tuition fees plus a tax-free stipend 
of £15,000 pa and commence in October 2009. There are two pathways to 
apply for a scholarship at CAMRI, so please read the following 
carefully. Pathway one is for applications for topics specified by 
the University, pathway two for topics suggested by the applicant.

Pathway one, through the University of Westminster Research 
Studentships 2009 Competition: 

Applications are invited to study for a PhD on the topics listed 

Audience Involvement in Social Affairs Talk on Arab TV 

Citizen Journalism, Investigative Journalism and Social Justice in 

Engagement with Environmental Issues through New Media

New Media and Identity Formation among Young European Muslims

Public Service Broadcasting and Strategies for Survival in Europe

Children's Media Policy and Regulation

Creativity in Arab Documentary Film-Making

Cultures of Making and Sharing Online

Follow the link below for more information on each topic: 


How to apply 

Details on eligibility are available here. (find out more) <http://
www.wmin.ac.uk/page-17525> Please download an application form here: 

Application Form for Westminster Research Studentships 2009 <http://

If you need further information about how to apply, please contact 
studentships at westminster.ac.uk <mailto:studentships at westminster.ac.uk>

Completed forms to be returned to studentships at westminster.ac.uk <
mailto:studentships at westminster.ac.uk> by the closing date of 5pm on 
Tuesday 3 March 2009. Late applications will not be considered. 

Pathway two, directly through CAMRI: 

The Communication and Media Research Institute (CAMRI) has an 
international reputation in media policy and economics, media history 
and media audiences. The Institute hosts the University's China Media 
Centre and Arab Media Centre. It is developing work in media 
audiences and identities, new media, and Indian and African media. We 
currently have an opportunity for two students to undertake an MPhil/
PhD in media and communication on a subject of their choice.

To receive an application pack and further details of the scholarships,
 please contact Erica Spindler (e.spindler at wmin.ac.uk <mailto:e.
spindler at wmin.ac.uk> ). You should specify that you wish to apply for 
a CAMRI Scholarship. Closing date for receipt of applications: 
Tuesday 10 March 2009. 

Interviews will be held in March and early April.

Prospective students wishing to discuss an application informally may 
contact Dr Anthony McNicholas (mcnichc at wmin.ac.uk <mailto:mcnichc@
wmin.ac.uk> ).

For further information on CAMRI visit our web page at www.wmin.ac.uk/
mad/page-561 <http://www.wmin.ac.uk/mad/page-561> 

The University of Westminster is a charity and a company limited by
guarantee. Registration number: 977818 England. Registered Office:
309 Regent Street, London W1B 2UW, UK.
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