Collaborative PhD studentships

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Applications are advertised through our partner universities for funded PhD studentships, undertaken in close collaboration with the British Library and co-supervised by British Library staff.

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Current opportunities 

There are currently no opportunities to apply for collaborative doctoral studentships.

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Doctoral Fellowship with the National Trust on Horticultural Collections

14 March 2023

The British Library and the National Trust invite applications to a joint doctoral fellowship on horticultural collections.

Watch this space for our 2023 Doctoral Open Days!

23 November 2022

British Library Doctoral Open Days 2023

Publication of 2020-21 Research Report

4 October 2022

Publication of the British Library's 2020-21 Research Report.