Postgraduate Research Studentship


Postgraduate Research Studentship in Media and Communications Convergence.

The Departments of Sociology and Communication and Systems wish to recruit a student for a full-time and fully-funded 3 year research studentship and registration for MPhil/PhD. The studentship is part of the University’s commitment to strategic development of interdisciplinary research in media convergence and the knowledge economy. The holder will be able to apply for membership of appropriate research centres based in the Faculty of Social Sciences and/or the Faculty of Maths, Computing and Technology, in Milton Keynes (UK).

Closing date : 20 November 2009.
Interview date : 8 December 2009.

Starting : January 2010 (earliest)

Applications are welcome from students who wish to pursue research into media convergence in any of the following broadly-defined areas :

– Internet, Communications and Society
– Media and Technology Policy and Regulation
– Creative Industries and Digital Culture*

For informal inquiries contact Dr. Mark Banks (Sociology) at

For detailed information and how to apply go to or e-mail quoting the reference number.