UCL Department of Science and Technology Studies


ESRC doctoral fellowship available

4 April 2011

As part of UCL's successful award of Doctoral Training Centre status by the UK Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), the Department of Science and Technology Studies (STS) has one ESRC postgraduate studentship to allocate this year. This is for the STS pathway, which covers social studies of science or technology, social history of science or technology, science policy, science communication, and related areas.

The award can be made on a +3 or 1+3 basis, ie with or without funds for a masters year.

Interested applicants should submit an application (with research proposal, references etc) to UCL by 1 May 2011. We anticipate interviewing shortlisted candidates in the week beginning monday, 10 May 2011.

Applicants should also contact:

STS Graduate Tutor
Jon Agar
to confirm that they wish to be considered for this award.

More details about the STS department and the online application process can be found via the STS website: www.ucl.ac.uk/sts

1+3 award

If you are interested in the 1+3 award then you should also apply separately for the MSc. More details about the London Centre MSc programmes can be found via:


Students are encouraged to make informal contact with potential supervisors prior to application.

Dr Jon Agar

STS Graduate Tutor