About Us

Welcome to the North West Social Science Doctoral Training Partnership! The NWSSDTP is a consortium of the Universities of Keele, Lancaster, Liverpool and Manchester. Funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), we support postgraduate studentships and training in the social sciences in the North West.

How to Apply

The North West Social Science Doctoral Training Partnership holds an annual competition for postgraduate studentship funding. Candidates may apply for funding towards master’s and doctoral study, or doctoral study only.

The competition for October 2020 entry is now open, deadline 3rd February 2020.

Methods North West

Methods North West provides interdisciplinary and innovative methodological training for researchers across the North West. Methods North West highlights the breadth and depth of methodological expertise in the region, bringing together institutional initiatives at Keele, Lancaster, Liverpool and Manchester.

News

Internship at Latin American and Caribbean Demographic Centre (CELADE)

Andrea Lisette Aparicio Castro’s Internship at Latin American and Caribbean Demographic Centre (CELADE)

Overseas Institutional Visit to Research Centre for Statistics, University of Geneva

OIV to Research Centre for Statistics, University of Geneva

‘Northern Fusion’ Event Fund

The NWSSDTP – in conjunction with Methods North West, the White Rose Doctoral Training Partnership (WRDTP), the Northern Ireland and North East Doctoral Training Partnership (NINEDTP) and the N8 – are pleased to launch this funding competition for student-led events.

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CASE Competition 2020

Paperwork for the next NWSSDTP CASE Competition (for October 2020 start) is now live!

The CASE Competition is an annual studentship competition where academics from the four NWSSDTP institutions can apply for funding towards postgraduate projects that will be co-supervised with a representative from a non-HEI partner organisations.

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