College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities

Rosemary Deem Awards for Social Science Doctoral Researchers

Award value: maximum of £1,000 per individual doctoral researcher

Minimum of 10 awards per year

Applications reviewed on a three-monthly rolling basis until all funds awarded

Applications to be sent to: 

Eligibility Criteria

  • Must be a social science researcher as considered by either:
    • ESRC funding remit
    • Panel C of REF 2021
  • Must not be funded by the ESRC MGS, F100 studentships, or other funded studentships with substantial research delivery funds.
  • Must be a campus based PGR and fully registered & started at point of application
  • Activity cannot already be booked or have occurred
  • Activity must be completed prior to thesis submission
  • Consent to provide statement post-activity to Rosemary Deem (managed through DARO)

Eligible Expenditure

  • Fieldwork and field trips
  • Conference attendance with poster or oral presentation
  • Similar activity to the above

Assessment criteria

  • Eligibility
  • Justification of the criticality of the activity
  • Justification of costs
  • Supervisor supporting statement

Review Panel

  • PGR Director for College of Social Science, Arts, and Humanities (CSSAH)
  • Named Senior Social Sciences Academic from CSSAH
  • Head of Doctoral College

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