Wits City Institute - Funding available for Life in the City project
Tuesday, 13 June 2017
Posted by: Jacquie Cullis
The Wits City Institute draws your attention to the following funding opportunity for Doctoral students and Post-doctoral fellows for a project based in the School of Governance, called Life in the City.
Call for Proposals
University of Witwatersrand, School of Governance
PhD and Postdoctoral Scholarships for Multi/Trans/Anti-disciplinary Research
Life in the City: Understanding complexity and rapid change to create better and sustainable livelihoods for the people of Johannesburg
This call is for proposals for innovative, trans-disciplinary research, grounded in real world challenges facing greater Johannesburg.
Proposals should be brief but include the following:
Research focus and background
Merit of the research and proposed contribution to the field
Proposed research methodology
Postdoctoral applicants must include a clear plan for publications.
Proposals should demonstrate original contributions to intellectual and/or policy debates and break new theoretical and/or empirical ground.
The Life in the City project is hosted and run by the Wits School of Governance. However, successful applicants will be registered in a school relevant to their research, where their supervisor is based.
Please submit a brief proposal (5-15 pages), a letter of endorsement from your supervisor/s, CV and other documents you deem appropriate for the committee to consider (e.g. journal articles, etc.) to email@example.com no later than c.o.b. 30 June 2017.
PLEASE NOTE: Submissions without a supervisor endorsement will not be considered.
For any queries please contact Simone Smit on 011 717 3809 or firstname.lastname@example.org