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Scottish Graduate School for Arts Fully-funded PhD Scholarships in Digital Cultural Heritage and the Oceans 2020 for Developing Countries

The School of Simulation and Visualisation at the Glasgow School of Art is offering one full-time, fully-funded, three-year PhD scholarship (fees and stipend) investigating the role of digital cultural heritage and/or creative responses in our emotional engagement with the world’s oceans. 

Application Deadline: 26th June 2020.

About the Award: Applications are invited for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Digital Cultural Heritage and the Oceans from candidates from Namibia, South Africa, Ghana, Kenya and South Pacific island nations (particularly Fiji and Solomon Islands) on the DAC List of OAD Recipients (see www.oecd.org ) who wish to pursue a full-time PhD in the School of Simulation and Visualisation (SimVis) of the Glasgow School of Art. This provides an opportunity for post-graduate students and/or professional practitioners with substantial creative, cultural heritage and/or digital experience to undertake research within a vibrant and eclectic academic environment.

Specifically, this research will focus on the ways in which such activity can benefit communities dependent on the oceans and how expressions of these relationships can be shared broadly to facilitate more equitable and sustainable governance of the ocean environment.

Type: PhD

Eligibility: The successful candidate will join a dynamic team working in this growing and important field of research and practice. We would be particularly interested to receive research proposals exploring digital cultural heritage and/or creative responses in the following areas:

  • Digital Visualisation – Immersive systems (VR/AR/XR)
  • Digital Heritage – including intangible heritage, material culture, arts and culture
  • Community Engagement and Digital Media – including community co-design and coproduction
  • Digital Advocacy – using digital media, such as immersive media, to promote the agendas of lesser-heard communities and to influence global policy

Eligible Countries:  Applications are invited from candidates from Namibia, South Africa, Ghana, Kenya and South Pacific island nations (particularly Fiji and Solomon Islands). 

To be Taken at (Country): Scotland

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award: Fully-funded

Duration of Award: 3 years

How to Apply: Application forms are available here:
http://www.gsa.ac.uk/study/doctoral-degrees/how-to-apply/

  • It is important to go through all application requirements in the Award Webpage (see Link below) before applying.
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  1. Haymanot Getahun says

    Hello, I’m Haymanot Getahun, from Ethiopia I have BA degree in History and heritage management and I have MA. degree in Archaeology and heritage management know Im interested to do my PhD in related feild, how can I get a chance please,

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