6 AHRC-funded Creative Economy Postdoctoral Fellowships


The 3D3 Centre for Doctoral Training (a partnership between UWE Bristol, Plymouth and Falmouth) has been awarded 6 AHRC-funded Creative Economy Postdoctoral Fellowships from the National Productivity Investment Fund to begin on 1 January 2018.

These fellowships are open to post-doctoral applicants who comply with the ARHC’s definition of an Early Career Researcher, found here

The fellowships will be 6 months full-time or 12 months part-time on a salary scale of £32,644-£38,947. Full details of these fellowships and an application form can be found onhttp://3d3research.co.uk/information/npif-fellowships-general-information-open

Two of the advertised fellowships are located at Falmouth:

  • ‘Fusing Physical and Digital: Using Augmented Reality (AR) to Enrich Location-based Heritage Experiences’, mentored by Erik Geelhoed and Dr David Prior and in partnership with BBC R&D and Visit Cornwall
  • Using Burgeoning Digital Technologies to Generate Engagement with the Ecological Impact of Festival Sites’mentored by Dr Niamh Downing and Dr David Prior, and in partnership with the National Trust

Please feel free to contact niamh.downing@falmouth.ac.uk to discuss the ‘Ecological Impact of Festival Sites’ fellowship.

Each fellowship will be based within one of 3D3’s established international research centres, which have extensive successful track records of partnerships with a range of organisations and industrial firms (http://3d3research.co.uk/information/3d3-institutions-research-units). The fellows will be mentored by senior academics within those centres and enjoy the stimulus and support of a community of researchers.

The deadline for applications is 5.00 pm on Thursday 16 November 2017. Interviews will be held in Plymouth on 30 November 2017. Applications should be sent to 3D3@uwe.ac.uk

Please forward to anyone in your networks who you think may be interested in this opportunity.