AHRC Midlands4Cities Doctoral Training Partnership
The AHRC-funded Midlands4Cities Doctoral Training Partnership (M4C) brings together eight leading universities across the Midlands to support the professional and personal development of the next generation of arts and humanities doctoral researchers. M4C is a collaboration between Nottingham Trent University, the University of Birmingham, Birmingham City University, University of Warwick, Coventry University, University of Leicester, De Montfort University and The University of Nottingham.
M4C is awarding up to 93 doctoral studentships for UK and International applicants for 2022 entry through an open competition and 16 Collaborative Doctoral Awards (CDA) through a linked competition with a range of partner organisations in the cultural, creative and heritage sector.
For a step-by-step guide on the application process, please visit M4C application process. The deadline for M4C funding applications is 12 January 2022 (12pm), by which time you must have applied for a place to study and have ensured that two academic references are submitted using the M4C online reference form.
For full details of eligibility, funding, research supervision areas and CDA projects, and for dates of our November application writing workshops, please visit Midlands4Cities or contact M4C via email.
Richard III’s Afterlife: Adaptation and Heritage
The discovery of Richard III’s remains in Leicester in August 2012 hit the headlines around the world. This research project focuses on the cultural reception of Richard III, from the demonic figure of Tudor propaganda to Shakespeare’s play and its performance history, to revisions of the monarch in historical fiction.