UEL is a partner in the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)-funded UCL, Bloomsbury and East London (UBEL) Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP), led by Andy Tolmie (UCL IOE). This DTP involves five institutions and 25 Doctoral pathways.
University of East London’s partner institutions are UCL, SOAS, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and Birkbeck.
The UBEL DTP is dedicated to working across boundaries – institutional, professional and disciplinary – and to principles of interdisciplinarity, excellence and partnership. For updated information on UBEL DTP opportunities please visit the UBEL DTP newsfeed.
UEL has a record of developing PhD access and engagement, as well as a commitment to world-leading social science research that addresses cutting edge issues from the local to the transnational, and to research that pursues social justice and civic engagement.
For more information, please see the UEL Graduate School PhD Programme website.
More than 40 PhD studentships will be available yearly across the UBEL DTP. For more details of the 2019 UBEL PhD scholarship programme at UEL, please see the DTP UEL PhD Studentships page.
- Archaeology and Heritage Studies (contact: Kate Hodgkin);
- Gender and Sexualities (contact: Roberta Garrett or Afaf Jabiri)
- International Development (contact: Meera Tiwari);
- Psychology (contact: Helen Murphy);
- Sociology (contact: Giorgia Dona, Maja Korac and Jonathan Hardy).
UEL is also providing training within the Pathways of:
- Anthropology (contact: Mark Jamieson);
- Economic and Social History (contact: Kate Hodgkin);
- Health and Wellbeing (contact: Corinne Squire);
- Psychosocial Studies (contact: Darren Ellis or Angie Voela);
- Social Policy (contact: Katie Wright).
UEL UBEL Lead: John Read
Please visit the DTP Pathways page to find our more about each of these pathways.
Studying Royal Geographical Society archive
Source: Toby Butler
The ESRC Doctoral Training Network
The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)’s new Doctoral Training significantly widens access for postgraduates to ESRC funding across the UK. The new Network consists of 14 Doctoral Training Partnerships (DTPs). From October 2017 students in locations stretching across the UK, including Northern Ireland for the first time, will benefit from being able to access the highest quality training in the social sciences, supplying the next generation of social science researchers with the skills, curiosity and creativity to be truly innovative.
- working in interdisciplinary teams;
- communicating research ideas and findings clearly;
- working alongside international partners;
- being equipped to undertake high-quality analytical work;
- handling different forms of data;
- collaborating with others.
Student on Docklands oral history audio trail
Source: Toby Butler