Type of award
Professor Nicholas Lord
- UK/EU tuition fees for 3 years
- Maintenance stipend £15,009 per year
- Access to Research Training Grant
This project addresses this research gap by implementing qualitative, narrative interviews with `offenders' and utilising an ego-net social network analysis to build an understanding of professional relations. Relevant training will be provided but some experience with social network analysis will be advantageous.
3 years full-time
Continuation of award
Continuation of the award is subject to satisfactory progress.
Level(s) of study
This funding is available to students undertaking the following types of study:
Allowed study options
This funding is available to students undertaking the following modes of study:
This funding is available to students undertaking study in:
Bachelors 1st Class or 2:1 Honours UK degree in a relevant social science discipline. Applicants must also have/expected to gain a UK Master's degree (or equivalent) at merit level, including 65% taught course average, 65% in dissertation and no mark below 55%.
To apply please send (1) a CV, including degree classification for any prior degrees and all module grades at undergraduate and postgraduate study, of no more than 4 pages; (2) a supporting statement of between 1 and 2 pages setting out how your skills, experience, attributes and interests equip you for this PhD; and (3) a short covering letter including contact details for two academic referees; by email to[email protected]
by28 February 2020
. Please include "ESRC CASE PhD studentship" in the subject line. The successful candidate will be required to submit a full University of Manchester PhD application to fulfil admissions requirements
School of Social Sciences
28 Feb 2020
Please submit information to Professor Lord by this date.
Interviews will be held on 24 March 2020 . You will be notified no later than 13 March whether you have been short-listed for interview.
Which professionals facilitate serious and organised crimes, and why do they do it ? Through an integrated criminological and sociological/social network analytical perspective, this research will empirically examine and build theory on how and why `professional' actors are incentivised (broadly defined) to facilitate serious and organised crimes within the UK.
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