The Third CRISP Doctoral Training School

20–24 June 2016, University of Edinburgh

CRISP is proud to announce that applications for its third biannual Doctoral Training School are open. The School takes place at the University of Edinburgh from the 20–24 June 2016. The School will feature five days of intensive training in multi-disciplinary research methods and skills in the field of Surveillance Studies. It will also feature a range of knowledge-exchange and research-training activities, as well as providing social and networking opportunities.

The school will be delivered via a range of interactive lectures and workshops and will be facilitated by leading surveillance scholars. Students will have the opportunity to apply this training to their own doctoral research and to learn transferable research skills. Scheduled session topics include:

•state-of-the-art lectures by leading surveillance scholars;

•research skills workshops;

•working within and between disciplines;

•publishing in top ranked journals;

•techniques for securing research funding;

•working with the media;

•the CRISP annual lecture

The closing date for applications is Friday 25th March 2016. To apply, please complete the online Application Form, and enter your name, contact details, institutional affiliation along with a 250 word supporting statement. The statement should explain your research topic and interest in the school. We will inform you whether your application has been successful by Friday 8th April.

The fee for participation is £250. This covers all tuition fees, field trip, refreshments, lunches and some evening meals. Accommodation will be available at the Pollock Halls of Residence but participants must fund this themselves. Prospective participants are advised to investigate their funding options before applying.

A small number of CRISP Bursaries, equivalent to the Doctoral Training School Fee, are available to participants facing significant financial restraint. If you would like to be considered for a CRISP Bursary please complete the relevant section of the application form.