2013 Criminal Law & Criminalisation PhD Scholarship at University of Glasgow in UK

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PhD scholarship is offered by the College of Social Sciences, to be held in the School of Law, within the broad theme of criminalisation. The scholarship is offered in the field of criminal law & criminalisation. Both full-time and part-time students from Home/EU and international applicants are eligible to apply for the scholarship. The scholarship will run for a maximum of three years full-time or 5 years part-time commencing on September/October 2013. An annual bursary equivalent to the RCUK rate – currently £13,590 (£6795 part-time) for 2012/13, fees at the standard Home/EU or International rate and a research support grant of £750 (£375 part-time) per annum.. .  This scholarship is available for pursuing PhD degree level.
The research areas of this scholarship are:  Scholarships are provided in criminal law & criminalization.
Who can apply to this scholarship? Home/EU and international applicants are eligible to apply. Both full
· time and part
· time students are eligible.Scholarship Open for International Students: The Home/EU and international applicants can apply for the scholarship. Scholarship Description: The research proposal should concern itself with the practice of formal criminalization: that is, the way in which governments or regulators use the criminal law as a legislative tool. This might include, for example, examination of (a) the criminalization of specific activities; (b) aspects of criminalization of a broader range of activities (that is, devices such as strict liability, reverse burdens of proof or extraterritorial jurisdiction which are used in defining criminal offences by legislation); (c) more wide
· ranging examination of legislative practices over time; (d) alternatives to criminal law such as civil penalties; (e) the creation of criminal offences in regulatory contexts or by regulatory bodies. Research proposals should be concerned primarily with legislative practice (which includes the decision of governments to legislate) or mechanisms.
Benefits of the scholarship: An annual bursary equivalent to the RCUK rate – currently £13,590 (£6795 part-time) for 2012/13, fees at the standard Home/EU or International rate and a research support grant of £750 (£375 part-time) per annum.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: The scholarship will run for a maximum of three years full-time or 5 years part-time commencing on September/October 2013.
Number of scholarships: Not provided

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