National Museums Scotland is a member of the Scottish Cultural Heritage Consortium. The Consortium is a Collaborative Doctoral Partnership funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).

The Consortium has successfully applied for a further three years of AHRC funding beginning in 2016. The new consortium supporting PhD research will comprise National Museums Scotland, the National Galleries of ScotlandHistoric Environment Scotland, and the National Library of Scotland.

Each year the Consortium awards up to six funded studentships which enable a Higher Education Institute and a Consortium member organisation to collaborate on a PhD project.

Further information about collaborative studentships funded by the AHRC can be found at the AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Partnership Consortium website.

About the Scottish Cultural Heritage Consortium

The SCHC brings together three of Scotland’s national collections plus its national heritage agency.

Current CDP research at National Museums Scotland

Meet the PhD students currently carrying out research at National Museums Scotland funded by the Scottish Cultural Heritage Consortium.

Current CDP opportunities

Interested in further research with National Museums Scotland? Find out about our current CDP studentships here.

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