Following the announcement that the White Rose College of the Arts & Humanities (WRoCAH) has received £19m from the AHRC to establish a Doctoral Training Partnership that will create over 300 PhD studentships and join the expertise of the Universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York, we are delighted to announce a range of AHRC-funded PhD opportunities in the School of Philosophy, Religion, and History of Science.

We encourage applications for PhD study in all areas of research expertise within the school; for more details concerning our expertise in the history and philosophy of science, technology and medicine consult  Those interested in applying are strongly encouraged to attend the university’s Postgraduate Open Day on 29 November 2013 (, when they will have opportunity to meet potential supervisors, current postgraduates, and the postgraduate team, or to visit the school at another time by arrangement.  You are also recommended to contact potential supervisors by email, either directly or through the relevant postgraduate research tutor:

Dr Jason Turner for Philosophy ([email protected])
Dr Juha Saatsi for History and Philosophy of Science ([email protected])
Dr Jamie Dow for Applied Ethics ([email protected])
Dr Johanna Stiebert for Theology and Religious Studies ([email protected])

Applicants for an AHRC studentship must have applied for a place of study and have discussed their funding application with their prospective School. They may only apply for AHRC funding at one of Leeds, Sheffield or York. The studentship application form and details of how to apply are only available from the WRoCAH website

AHRC studentship applications will open on 8 November 2013, and must be submitted by midnight GMT on 3 February 2014. Successful applicants will be notified by the end of April 2014.

The School of Philosophy, Religion, and History of Science will be announcing further funding opportunities for its full-time and part-time PhD and MA programmes shortly.  For more information about postgraduate study in Philosophy, Religion, and History of Science at Leeds see

.  For current information on awards see the University of Leeds Postgraduate Scholarships website

Correspondence regarding application procedures may be directed to [email protected].