UNESCO Chair PhD studentship: Adult literacy and learning for social transformation

A fully-funded UNESCO Chair PhD scholarship for a research study within the theme of adult literacy and learning for social transformation is being offered at the University of East Anglia, UK.

 

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The studentship will begin in October 2016 for a duration of three years full-time study and will cover tuition fees, tax-free maintenance grant, and research training support.
Deadline for applications is 17th June.
Please, see further details here.

For inquires:
Prof. Anna Robinson-Pant
School of Education and Lifelong Learning
University of East Anglia
Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK
Email: A.Robinson-Pant@uea.ac.uk

Call for applications to undertake postdoctoral research studies

 

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The UOC’s UNESCO Chair is a center for the promotion of research, learning and information resources in the intensive use of ICTs in education for social transformation. As a further step toward fostering meaningful social change, the Chair is opening a call for applications to engage people who share the mission and values of our organization to establish mutually beneficial collaboration. Priority will be given to research proposals related to the three main areas of the organization’s work: quality of online education, ICT for development and economy of online education.

During the stay, the researcher will have the chance to share with the UOC community the outputs of his or her work, as well as will be able to take part in research events held by the university. In addition, the researcher will be invited to participate in the activities organized by this UNESCO Chair. The Chair will foster a meaningful collaboration so that both parties would benefit from the other’s contribution.

You can find the specifications of the call here. To fill and submit the application form, please click on the following link.

The Call is also available in Spanish here.

The PhD's Job Crisis in America (Infographic)

This infographic created by Online PhD discusses the availability of academic jobs for recent PhD recipients and the decline of the tenure track in America. A critical issue that lots of PhD graduates may be expericencing all over the USA.

PhD Job Crisis
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Thank you to Sofia Rasmussen for providing us this interesting infographic.

 

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