Coventry University launches 50 fully-funded COVID-19 related PhD opportunities

In July 2020, Coventry University launched a suite of 50 fully-funded PhD studentships designed to deliver research-led solutions to the challenges posed by COVID-19.

The pandemic has created a number of societal challenges – from significant implications for the health sector, to concerns for the future of cultural institutions and artistic practice. In response, Coventry University has invested £3.4 million of its Quality Related (QR) funds from Research England into recruiting the next generation of researchers.

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Some of the themes and topics of the studentships include:

Professor Richard Dashwood, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research), said:

“The university prides itself on its innovative research and we recognise the importance of investing in research initiatives which are focused on the huge challenges posed by COVID-19. Our multidisciplinary research centres and the Doctoral College form a supportive and dynamic research environment. We look forward to welcoming a new cohort of doctoral candidates to contribute to our growing portfolio of work.”

For more information on the studentships, visit the Coventry website.


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