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Student achievements

Read about our students’ experiences and successes


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About us

The SWW DTP is designed to route our researchers into productive careers whether in academia or professional practice.

About the SWW DTP

2024/25 applications

Student applications will open again in November 2024, for admission in October 2025. Detailed guidance will be provided in July 2024.

Student-led applications

We anticipate this will be the final round of SWWDTP2 applications, as the AHRC plans to replace the DTP scheme with its new Landscape Awards scheme. For this final round of student-led applications, we will particularly welcome applications which engage with our new equality, diversity and inclusion training focus. Details of this will be provided in our general guidance in July.

Collaborative Doctoral Awards

We will not be inviting supervisor proposals for new CDA projects in 2024/25. Instead, we will invite those supervisory teams that applied in 2023/24, but which did not receive an award and which remain eligible to make an application, to reapply with the same project. We will contact the main supervisors in those teams directly in due course with further details.


In the six months since I started as SWWDTP Director I have really enjoyed talking to students about their research projects and activities at our Induction event in Reading in October, and at our Research Clusters day in Bristol in November. The breadth and ambition of the work students are doing is simply staggering, and hugely impressive.

Prof. Simon Potter, SWWDTP Director
January 2024 newsletter

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