TECHNE offers funding and training for doctoral student research in a fully-formed programme for academic, professional and early career development.

Application is welcomed through the following universities: 

Royal Holloway, University of London | Kingston University | Royal College of Art | University of the Arts London | University of Brighton | University of Roehampton | University of Surrey

The application process for our 2017 Cohort is now closed. 

Save the date: TECHNE's 6th Student Congress  Negotiating Thresholds: Borders, Boundaries and Doorways in Arts & Humanities Research at the University of Surrey on the 4 & 5 July 2017.


Forthcoming events

Featured TECHNE students 


Jonathan Gilmurray

Locating itself primarily within the critical discourse surrounding the growing field of ecomusicology, my research will define, describe and critically evaluate ‘ecoacoustics’, taking an interdisciplinary approach to address core questions. What can we conclude about the role and usefulness of the sonic arts as a cultural response to contemporary environmental issues?


Lucy Kate Newby

The proposed doctoral project seeks to investigate the ways in which those who experienced childhood and adolescence during the Northern Irish ‘Troubles’ 1969-1994, have subsequently reflected upon and made sense of their own experiences of living within its disrupted environment.


Jonathan Taylor

For over one and a half millennia, from Virgil’s Rome to Milton’s England, epic poetry was considered Europe’s most important literary form and played a formative role in shaping cultural identities. In the past seventy years, however, numerous scholars have claimed that the epic’s importance irrevocably declined during the eighteenth century, with Ritchie Robertson contending that the epic was untenably “anachronistic”...