University of Manchester
Job Type: Postdoc
On Wednesday 8 March, there’s an opportunity to find out more about postgraduate study at the Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine (CHSTM), University of Manchester. Events during the afternoon will introduce our three taught Master’s (MSc) pathways:
The talks do not cover graduate research (PhD and MPhil), but potential research supervisors will be available to answer any questions at various times during the day.
Our talks and question-and-answer sessions will run from 2 till 4pm in Room 4.08 Simon Building, Brunswick Street, Manchester (see Maps and travel).
- Starting at 2pm: introductions to History of Science, Technology and Medicine and Medical Humanities
- Starting at 3pm: introduction to Science Communication
Talks will cover course structures and content, the application process, and career opportunities, including progression from taught Master’s study to PhD. Current and former graduate students will also be available to answer your questions and chat informally about their experience.
Registration and contact details
You do not need to register for the CHSTM session, but please help us to estimate numbers by emailing Dr James Sumner in advance to let us know you will be attending.
For advance queries about graduate study at CHSTM, please contact the relevant member of staff:
- MSc History of Science, Technology and Medicine: Dr James Sumner
- MSc Science Communication: Dr David Kirby
- MSc Medical Humanities: Dr Carsten Timmermann
- PhD and MPhil research: Prof Ian Burney
Many staff will also be available for individual meetings by prior appointment throughout the day: see our staff pages for contact details.
CHSTM is one of the world’s leading centres for the histories of science, technology and medicine and their relations with wider society. We have a lively postgraduate community of Masters and PhD students, and an outstanding track record of progression from Masters to PhD, and from doctoral to postdoctoral study. We pride ourselves on the interdisciplinary nature of our programmes, and cater for students with a science background as well as those arriving with a humanities or social science undergraduate degree.
Further information about CHSTM’s graduate programmes is available at our website:
Posted: February 28, 2017