The University of Brighton has an outstanding reputation for PhD and MPhil research study across the fields of design history, material culture, museum studies and dress history, with world-leading experts supporting the research student environment.
IDH currently has two funded studentships making use of material in the University of Brighton Design Archives:
Gendered identities and the role of needlecrafts in Britain on the home front during and after the First World War, 1914-1925
AHRC & Design Museum funded Collaborative Doctorate Award: National and international perspectives on the design museum of the 21st Century
AHRC Funded: The rehabilitation and mobilization of cultural heritage by Kachin people since 1994
Promoting Industrial Design on the World Stage: The International Council of Societies of Industrial Design, 1957-1980
Representing the Graphic Design Profession on the world stage: a history of the International Council of Graphic Design Associations, 1963-2013
Frederick Starke and British Ready-to-Wear 1934-1968
AHRC funded: Design Strategies and the Representation of the Commonwealth: From Institute to Museum.
Fashioning Jamaica 1950-1975