PhD Research Studentship opportunity

Manchester Metropolitan University’s research institutes MIRIAD (Art and Design) and ESRI (Education) are seeking high-quality applications for this AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Award. The project is a collaboration between MIRIAD, ESRI and the National Co-operative Archive at the Co-operative College, Manchester.

The successful candidate will be supervised by academic staff from Manchester School of Art and the Faculty of Education, and a member of the Co-operative College. Trained in art/design/education or a related discipline, you will have substantial skills, at least to Masters level or equivalent. Cross-disciplinary approaches and the desire to play a role in bridging the gaps between industry and academic research are important components to this project.

It is vital you take ownership of the project, so you should develop your own research proposal within the general framework set out below. You should pay close attention to the guidelines for applicants. Before you make a formal application please contact Professor Jim Aulich to discuss your proposal (

To download the project description click here.

The dealine for applications is Friday 1 May 2015 with interviews taking place in the two weeks commencing 18 May 2015.

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