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EPSRC Creative Industries KTN Studentship – LCF

Sunday, 31 July 2011

EPSRC Creative Industries Knowledge Transfer Network Studentship – London College of FashionOne EPSRC doctoral award is now recruiting and will be available from May 2011.
To be eligible for a full award (stipend and fees), applicants must have:
Settled status in the UK, meaning they have no restrictions on how long they can stay
Been ‘ordinarily resident’ in the UK for 3 years prior to the start of the grant. This means they must have been normally residing in the UK (apart from temporary or occasional absences)
Not been residing in the UK wholly or mainly for the purpose of full-time education. (This does not apply to UK or EU nationals)
To be eligible for a fees only award: All EU nationals are eligible to receive fees only if they do not have settled status in the UK
Please also consult the EPSRC website containing information on the Industrial Case studentships for further information.
If you are unsure of your residential eligibility, please consult the University of the Arts London’s Fee Status Guidance Document which is used to assess student status as Home, EU or Overseas.
Health monitoring through clothing
A 3.5 year full-time studentship funded under the Industrial CASE award scheme, funded by EPSRC through the Creative Industries Knowledge Transfer Network.
The studentship will pay your fees and provide a stipend of £13,570 (in Year 1, increasing in years 2-4).
The studentship will be based at London College of Fashion, under the supervision of Professor Sandy Black. This design-led inter-disciplinary practical project will investigate novel applications for sensor-enabled knitted garments for the healthcare sector, and will be conducted in collaboration with industrial partner Smartlife. The successful candidate will have experience in one (or more) of the following areas: design for industrial knitting, product design, clothing/sportswear design and production, or technical textile technology. Applicants applying for the award should complete the standard application form on our University of the Arts London Research Degree MPhil/PhD application page and indicate that they wish to be considered for an AHRC Doctoral Awards.
The deadline for the applications to reach RMA Students Section is 2nd March 2011.
The application should be typewritten/word processed and submitted electronically to: If you need any further information on the application procedure please email Research Managements and Administration Students section – or telephone 0207 514 9389 or 0207514 8437

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