The North of England Consortium for Arts and Humanities, led by the University of Hull, invites high-quality proposals from applicants for a PhD studentship tenable for three years from 1 October 2019 at the University of Bradford. All students will undertake common cohort-based postgraduate training in research impact, public engagement, entrepreneurship and digital humanities, and will have access to facilities and research support at the other Consortium members.

The current round invites submissions from Archaeology, Archaeological and Forensic Sciences, Heritage and related disciplines.

Proposals which address the following themes are particularly welcome:


Heritage and Visualisation

Mobility and Migration

People and Landscapes


Interdisciplinary research is welcome, linking Archaeology, Archaeological Sciences, Forensics, Heritage and related areas with disciplines represented by NECAH, which include:


Creative Writing

Digital Arts and New Media

Drama and Performing Arts

English Language and Literature


Gender Studies



Media, Communication and Cultural Studies


How to Apply

The Studentships are open to Home or EU applicants.

They include fees and stipend (living expenses) at the UK Research Council rate. Please use the form and guidelines at:  The application form can be downloaded from the ‘How to Apply’ section of the site.

Applicants should have a 1st class undergraduate degree or Masters level research qualification in a relevant area (or be completing their Masters programme), and can be held either full-time or part-time. A 2:i degree may be considered, if combined with relevant experience.

Deadline for application and submission of references:
12:00 noon BST, Monday 3rd June 2019
Interviews: Monday 10th June, University of Bradford

Please contact for further guidance or questions.