AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Award: ‘Drenching, Dipping and Dosing: managing unhealthy beasts on British farms c1920-1970’

RHN 45/2015 | Opportunity

King’s College London in collaboration with Museum of English Rural Life

AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Award:
Drenching, Dipping and Dosing: managing unhealthy beasts on British farms c1920-1970

The Department of History at King’s College London, in collaboration with the Museum of English Rural Life at the University of Reading, is pleased to offer this AHRC-funded Collaborative Doctoral award, starting in September 2015 for a period of up to three years. This award will enable a student to pursue doctoral research in history while gaining first-hand experience of work within a museum setting.

The student will be enrolled at, and receive their degree from King’s College London. They will be supervised by Dr Abigail Woods (Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine, Department of History, King’s College London) and Dr Ollie Douglas (Museum of English Rural Life, University of Reading). The student will also be able to participate in the Collections-Based Research Skills programme at the University of Reading.

Please visit the King’s College London website for further information and details of how to apply: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/graduate/funding/database/index.php?action=view&id=613

For further information about the Museum of English Rural Life see: http://www.reading.ac.uk/merl/.

For information about Collections-Based Research at the University of Reading see: http://www.reading.ac.uk/collectionsresearch/.