AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Award: Humphry Davy

Poetry and Science: The Case of Humphry Davy

Applications are invited for a fully-funded PhD award to study the manuscript and published poetry of the chemist Humphry Davy, 1778–1829. This collaborative award, to be supervised jointly by experts at the University of Salford and the Royal Institution of Great Britain (www.rigb.org), will involve the student spending one year based at the Royal Institution in London, transcribing Davy’s poetry and participating in the institution’s public-facing activities.

How to apply:

Application forms can be downloaded at:
http://www.salford.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/postgraduate-research/applying/. The closing date for applications is 26 June 2009.

Enquiries should be made to Professor Sharon Ruston, s.ruston@salford.ac.uk or on 0161 295 5071.