I believe this is relevant to CRUMB as it includes themes at the new media
arts and curating interface.
Edinburgh College of Art (eca) invites applications for a PhD Studentship to
be taken up from October 2009. Applications are welcome that address one or
more of the following themes:
Edinburgh College of Art undertakes research in augmented environments and
performance, interactive systems, digital poetics, animation and
geo-locative media. Extensive collaborative work is taking place in these
areas with colleagues at the University of Edinburgh.
Edinburgh College of Art hosts one of the UKšs leading jewellery
departments. Practice based research focuses on the investigation of novel
materials and new technologies. Researched materials are as diverse as
silicon, steel and enamel. Technologies include haptic systems, rapid
prototyping and digital print.
Edinburgh College of Art has recently initiated a new undergraduate and
postgraduate program in Intermedia. Such work critically engages diverse
creative media and seeks to challenge artistic conventions.
Edinburgh College of Art hosts OPENspace, an internationally leading centre
researching inclusive access to the outdoor environment. There is a focus on
engaging with diverse groups and their needs in the design of public space.
Art and Nature
Edinburgh College of Art researchers explore discourses concerning peoplešs
relation with nature, the delineation between organic and inorganic, human
and animal and the social issues that arise from this.
Edinburgh College of Art is one of the UKšs premiere institutions for the
study of and research into art, design, architecture and landscape
architecture. Students on programmes at the College graduate with an award
from the University of Edinburgh. Edinburgh College of Art hosts a thriving
community of approximately 50 research students who work within and are
supported by ecašs Graduate Research School. Go to
http://www.eca.ac.uk/index.php?id=371 for information on graduate research
Studentship awards will cover fees (UK rate) and provide a 36 month stipend
at the AHRC rate (currently Ŗ12,940pa). For an informal discussion
applicants may contact Dr. Sophia Lycouris, Director of the Graduate
Email: [log in to unmask] Telephone: +44(0)131 221 6291
Guidelines and application forms for applicants can be downloaded at
http://www.eca.ac.uk/index.php?id=379 . All applications should be sent to
the Academic Registry (http://www.eca.ac.uk/registry-and-admissions/) by
Monday 16 February 2009.
Edinburgh College of Art is an accredited institution of the University of
Edinburgh and a charity registered in Scotland No: SC009021.
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Edinburgh College of Art (eca) is a charity registered in Scotland, number SC009201