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Collaborative PhD programme: The British Library currently awards four AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Partnerships each year and also welcome proposals for ESRC CASE awards.


Doctoral Open Days:  For first-year PhD students, our annual programme of Doctoral Open Days offers an introduction to the practicalities of using the Library and help in navigating our physical and online collections.

URL:  http://www.bl.uk/events/doctoral-open-days

PhD placement scheme: Our placement scheme supports the professional development of doctoral researchers for future career paths both within and outside academia.

URL:  http://www.bl.uk/aboutus/highered/phd-placement-scheme/

Chevening Fellowships: A collaboration between the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the British Library offering international experts a year-long professional research placement at the Library.

URL:  http://www.chevening.org/programme/british-library

Sociology Postdoctoral Fellowship: In 2017 we launched a 12-month Postdoctoral Fellowship for Sociology with the British Sociological Association.

Translator in Residence: In 2017 we appointed our inaugural Translator in Residence as part of a new initiative with the Arts and Humanities Research Council.

Feed The Mind: Our lunchtime public talks showcase the rich diversity of collaborative research taking place at the British Library.

For news and details about all the above opportunities, visit www.bl.uk/research-collaboration

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