Three WRoCAH-funded doctoral research studentships

Posted on 5 November 2018

Music making a difference: exploring inclusion and impact in community music networks.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for students to apply for a WRoCAH-funded PhD as part of a doctoral network project involving York, Leeds and Sheffield Universities and academics from the Department of Music at the University of York: Dr Liz Haddon and Dr Martin Suckling. The York PhD student for this network project will be exploring the work of the York Music Hub with a particular focus on the inter-relationship between the organisation’s activities and the engagement of local participants, investigating policy, delivery, reception, creative collaboration and further development of the organisation. AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Award (CDA) Studentships are open to UK nationals, or EU nationals who have resided in the UK for three years or more. These studentships will run from October 2019 for 3 years full-time, or 6 years part-time.

Applicants will need to meet the high standards required for AHRC funding, typically a Master’s degree with distinction, and/or equivalent excellence in work experience or other achievements.

Applicants are advised to contact Dr Liz Haddon ( to discuss their application in the first instance; draft applications using the WRoCAH application form should be submitted to Dr Liz Haddon ( by Monday 17 December, 5pm. The form is available here

Please also refer to the details of the award and application process as set out by WRoCAH

Find out more about this WRoCAH-funded PhD (Music making a difference: exploring inclusion and impact in community music networks)