Science Museum Group Collaborative Doctoral Awards
The Science Museum Group / BT Archives have announced that applications are open for the third round of AHRC Collaborative Doctoral studentships with a deadline of 28th November 2014.
Priority Areas for 2015 Awards are:
• How visitors understand historic scientific and technological objects, including live, participatory and/or digital engagement techniques, public history
• Direct engagement between scientists and the public
• Science and Technology in India, especially post-Partition
• Linking music and science / technology in post-Enlightenment culture.
• Timekeeping, measurement and other instruments
• The material culture of the history of medicine
National Media Museum:
• Science, technology and art of photography, cinematography and TV, 19th & 20thc.
• The Daily Herald and newspaper photographic practice
• The practical and conceptual challenges and implications of new digital technologies for the creation of, storing, sharing and viewing of the still and moving image.
Museum of Science & Industry, Manchester:
• International markets and consumption of Manchester
/north west products
• Social impacts of Manchester technologies and manufacturing
• Scientific, technological and industrial research, innovation and diversification into new markets in twentieth century Manchester
National Railway Museum:
•Railways and Modernism: how the railways influenced, and were influenced by, the development of Modernism in the early 20th century
• High Speed Trains: the technological, social and economic history of high speed trains from the Shinkansen to HS2
• Britain’s railways since privatisation
• The ‘prehistory’ of railways
Full details and an application form can be downloaded here: