Results of the student-led competition for funding this year will be announced at the end of April. We apologize for the delay
The 21st century is transforming academic research: the creative and intellectual challenges of our research enquiries are now combined with the demands of a dynamic and ever more globalised society.
SWW DTP gives the Arts & Humanities researcher access to the experience and skills essential for success in this new research world.
SWW DTP2 offers up to 47 fully funded doctoral studentships to outstanding applicants across the full range of arts and humanities subjects. The competition for studentships commencing in September 2021 opens to applicants on 30 November 2020.
Information on the two application routes (including what financial and other support the studentships include) is available here. Details of the application process are available here. UK and international students are eligible to apply. We expect to make at least 3 awards to applicants from BAME backgrounds.
The SWW DTP is designed to route our researchers into productive careers whether in academia or professional practice.Find out more
Question - A New Journal For The Humanities
Question was founded by SWWDTP postgraduate researchers in 2017 and regularly publishes work by both SWWDTP and external PhD students.Find out more
SWWDTP PhD student Cerys Knighton has created an exhibition exploring bipolarity in different spaces – threading between the medical, the domestic, and the natural. The artworks roam and catch in the seams between emotional states, perceptions of reality, sensory hypersensitivity, restoration, and decay, suturing internal structures of the body with external bodies of the natural land...
SWW DTP PhD researcher Issy Sawkins talks about her joint exhibition, with fellow PhD researcher Hannah Wilson, on Sobibór on the Screen.
Sobibór on the Screen is an exhibition that gives a background understanding to the history and memory of the former Nazi death camp Sobibór in Eastern Poland. It also explores the narrative and impact of selected films that represented a significant prisoner revolt.We had been talking about developing an exhibition like this for over a year after we realised we had some overlap i...