Faculty of Performance, Visual Arts and Communications Graduate School


Arts, Humanities and Cultures Postgraduate Research Open day 2016


Open day 30th November 2016


Find out about postgraduate research in the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures.  Explore our facilities, meet with staff and students and learn more about submitting a research proposal and funding opportunities.



School of English

School of History and Institute of Medieval Studies

School of Languages, Cultures and Societies

School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science

School of Design

School of School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies

School of Media and Communication

School of Music

School of Performance and Cultural Industries


OPEN DAY PROGRAMME [download here]

11.00 – 12.30 School Visit

Meet School staff and tour the facilities.

12.30 – 13.30 Lunch (Concert Hall Foyer, School of Music)

Discuss research projects with current postgraduates.

13.30 – 15.00 Research Funding

Find out about AHRC/WRoCAH Studentships and University Scholarships.

15.00 – 16.00 Research Proposals

One-to-one meetings with academics about your research proposals.



Please register online at: https://leeds.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/ahc-pgr-open-day-2016-registration

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Postgraduate professional development and networking event – 15th April 2016

The School of History and Institute of Medieval Studies presents: a postgraduate alumni workshop and networking event

The workshop will feature panels on ‘Academic Job Applications & Interviews’, ‘Post-docs, Second Projects, & Thinking Beyond Your Thesis’, ‘Book Publishing’ and ‘Developing Impact’, as well as sessions on ‘Alternatives to Academia’ that explore how to use the transferable skills gained from postgraduate study in a range of other fields…(read more)

Full programme coming soon. Venue: The Grant Room, School of History (Michael Sadler, 3.11)

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PGR Conference SHOWCASE 2015

PVAC Awards:

PGR of the Year 2015 – 2nd: Elisabeth Dufton, School of Design ‘Is beauty only skin deep? Designing cosmetics for delivery’

Three Minute Thesis – 3rd: Kate Fox, School of Performance and Cultural Industries – ‘Grin Up North’

Research Poster – 3rd: Claire Castle, School of Music


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PGR Online

You can now follow Claire Honess the Dean of Postgraduate Research Studies on Facebook and Twitter:



Follow LUU PG Hub on Facebook:



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Leeds Anniversary Research Scholarships (LARS)

128 Leeds Anniversary Research Scholarships are available for high quality Postgraduate Researchers commencing PhD study in Session 2016/17. Awards provide academic fees and a maintenance grant (£14,057 in Session 2015/16). Before proceeding with your application, it is strongly advised that applicants view the relevant School website, as some LARS scholarships have been allocated to specific projects. The closing date is 1 June 2016, but you are strongly advised to make informal enquiries to the School or an individual supervisor well in advance of this date. Applicants should have already received an offer for PhD study from the School before applying for the scholarship. Applications must be made through the University’s scholarship site.

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