PhD Studentship in History and Geography at Dublin City University in Ireland, 2018

Dog shot dead after biting pupil to death in Port-Harcourt

A dog has been reportedly shot dead by a Police man after attacking and biting a pupil to death in Port-Harcourt, River state.
The unfortunate incident happened along Tessy road in Rumuagholu, off Rumuokoro area in the state capital earlier this morning.
According to reports, the security guard at the house where the dog lived, left the gate open, and the dog escaped into the street and went straight to a primary school without fencing, and attacked pupils in the school.
The dog was said to have also pounced on another child and bit her in the buttocks before an angry policeman shot it to death as claimed by one Chuks Bune who recorded the incident.
The second victim is receiving treatment at Spring Rose Hospital along Rumuagholu road.
Report has it that the guard of the house where the dog escaped from has been arrested by the police.

The School of History and Geography at Dublin City University is now inviting applications from qualified candidates for PhD Scholarships.

DCU is ranked as one of the top 100 universities under 50 as per Times Higher Education. The School of History and Geography is a new school in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Science whose staff possess a strong research track record in Irish and European History, the Historical Geography of Ireland, social and physical Geography and geopolitics.

Scholarship Description: 

  • Application Deadline: June 14, 2018
  • Course Level: Studentships are available to pursue PhD programme.
  • Study Subject: Studentships are awarded in the field of History and Geography. The university invite applicants willing to undertake  PhD research in any area of Irish History, Environmental History, the History of Science and Medicine, Modern European History (particularly the history of Eastern Europe in the nineteenth and twentieth century’s); and Irish urban or rural historical Geography, Irish geomorphology, Irish water resources, remote sensing and  geopolitics.
  • Scholarship Award: Studentship valued €15,000 (£13,080 converted salary*) plus fee waiver (Total value €21,000 – €27,000 will be awarded.
  • Nationality: Studentship is available for Irish Students; UK Students, EU Students, International Students.
  • Number of Scholarships: Numbers not given
  • Scholarship can be taken in Dublin, Ireland

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

Eligible Countries: Studentship is available for Irish Students; UK Students, EU Students, International Students.

Entrance Requirements: To be eligible for this scholarship you must meet the following requirements:

Successful candidates will be required to apply formally to be admitted as PhD students by the University. They may also need to show proficiency in the English language. Successful candidates will begin their studies in late September 2018 and are expected to be normally resident in Dublin for the duration of the programme.

English Language Requirements: They may also need to show proficiency in the English language.

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Application Procedure: 

How to Apply: Following informal consultation with the relevant staff member, applicants should send a full CV with contact details for 2 referees, the grades achieved in their undergraduate, and, where pertinent, their Masters’ degree with copies of transcripts, and a research proposal (c. 2000 words). Candidates should also indicate their prospective supervisor. Applications should be sent, by email, to by 14 June 2018.

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