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Digital Arts & Humanities (Structured PhD)
Digital Humanities proposals should include a strong digital component, either as a core method of research and dissemination, or as a subject of research in itself. Proposals may address any topic within Digital Humanities, including (but not limited to): archives & preservation; authorship attribution; classical studies; corpus analysis; crowdsourcing; historical studies; interdisciplinary collaboration; internet history; literary studies; natural language processing; ontologies; scholarly editing; stylistics and stylometry; text-mining; textual studies; visualisation. Previous DAH students have also worked closely with researchers at the Insight Centre for Data Analytics in Galway.
Digital Arts proposals may examine questions such as artistic practice informed by digital media; the intersection between artistic creativity and technological innovation; the impact of the digital on the form, structure and function of narrative. Proposals for practice-based doctorates are welcome as well as traditional academic formats.
Prospective applicants should identify and indicate potential supervisors for their research proposal: http://www.nuigalway.ie/findasupervisor/
PhD (full-time, four years)
PhD (part-time, six years)
Applications are made online via the NUI Galway Postgraduate Applications System.
Entrants will be expected to have a first-class or upper second-class honours degree within a relevant discipline. Applicants proposing practice-based research should provide evidence of their work in the relevant area of practice.
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If you are still looking for a potential supervisor or PhD project or would like to identify the key research interests of our academic staff and researchers, you can use our online portal to help in that search
Areas of interest include all disciplines within the College of Arts, Social Sciences & Celtic Studies
The programme covers all disciplines within the College of Arts; check the research website and the College of Arts, Social Science, and Celtic Studies website to see the research interests of potential supervisors.
Fees: Non EU
EU Part time: Year 1 €3,491 (inclusive of student levy €140) p.a. 2022/23
All students, irrespective of funding, must pay the student levy €140.
Find out more:
Prof. Daniel Carey
T +353 91 493904
Dr. Justin Tonra
T +353 91 492566
Moore Institute for Research in the Humanities & Social Studies,
Room 2002, Floor 2, Hardiman Research Building,
T: +353 91 493 902