Closing Date 31 October The Research Project This PhD project invites candidates to engage critically or creatively with archives, to uncover new narratives and alternative histories - material or digital - in 21st century literary studies.
Electronics Watch Studentship type: The globalisation of supply chains has created a governance deficit concerning working conditions in the world economy.
Private-sector initiatives corporate social responsibility and codes of conduct face limits to improving labour standards. Yet, little attention has been paid to public sector attempts to regulate working conditions in global supply chains.
An EU Directive on Public Procurement, however, allows state organisations to include clauses on labour standards in procurement contracts. In this context, this project will examine socially responsible public procurement of electronics hardware — an industry mired by serious labour violations — and focuses on the state as a regulator and buyer.
The research will be carried out with Electronics Watch, a non-profit, non-governmental initiative which organises public sector buyers, provides tools to create effective market demand for decent working conditions e. The project will examine: You should hold a relevant Masters degree, with the majority of core social science research methods training already covered on it, to apply for this studentship.
See eligibility guidelines above. Although people are living longer, they are not necessarily living well. Many older adults are at risk of social isolation, which is associated with poor health and well-being.
Given these projections and consequences, solutions that help older adults to stay connected are paramount.
Drawing from the social identity approach to health and well-being and knowledge about arts practice this project investigates how and why participatory arts interventions e. Findings will provide insights into the processes through which taking part helps older adults to take care and age well within their communities.
See a full project description here.LISS DTP’s Collaborative (CASE) Studentship competitions promote partnerships between social scientists at King’s College London, Queen Mary University of London and Imperial College and end-user, non-academic organisations (public or private or third sector ‘partner institutions’).
I. Thesis structure Title Page Title (including subtitle), author, institution, department, date of delivery, research mentor(s) and advisor, their instututions and email adresses.
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