The Cultures of the Digital Economy Research Institute (CoDE) invites high
quality applications for a PhD studentship in related disciplines to commence
in October 2011.
Applicants will need to demonstrate outstanding performance at both
undergraduate (preferably first class honours) and postgraduate (MA) levels.
This 3-year studentship will offer students high quality supervision in one of our key
research areas. As part of their application process, prospective candidates will be required to
submit a PhD proposal in one of the following areas:
Digital Performance and Production
Play and Serious Gaming
Social Media and Network Politics
CoDE is a network of academics working in media theory and network culture,
media archaeology, digital music and video, fine arts, video games,
production and performance, serious gaming and digital text, combined with scientific
contributions from colleagues involved with design and technology, audio engineering and
computer design and animation.
The Institute fosters a critical and experimental interdisciplinary research
environment and through projects, seminars and published research aims to explore the role of
current and emerging technologies in a creative context.
CoDE is a crucible for thinking outside traditional disciplinary boundaries
and a catalyst for establishing connections with industry and local, national and international
communities. Its location in Cambridge provides it with excellent potential for
collaboration with entertainment, technological, scientific, arts and the heritage industries.
Successful applicants will receive a bursary at the AHRC rate*; a fee waiver;
and access to dedicated postgraduate office space.
For more information about this opportunity, or about CoDE, please contact
the Director, Dr Samantha Rayner (firstname.lastname@example.org) or see the website: