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London and South East Doctoral Research Consortium TECHNE (Doctoral Training Partnership)


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On Wednesday 29th January, the Doctoral Training Partnerships and Centres for Doctoral Training were launched at a conference at the University of Nottingham.

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London and South East Doctoral Research Consortium TECHNE (Doctoral Training Partnership)

  1. 1. • The TECHNE consortium is a graduate training hub for London and the South East, led by Royal Holloway University of London with six partner universities: Brighton, Kingston, Roehampton, Royal College of Art, Surrey, University of the Arts London. • 13 partners from world-leading cultural organisations including the Barbican, Natural History Museum, Victoria & Albert Museum, Science Museum, BFI, the Museum of London. • TECHNE will provide training for the contemporary postgraduate researcher in a comprehensive, multi-faceted and flexible programme for academic, professional and early career development with interdisciplinarity at its core.
  2. 2. Identity • TECHNE draws upon national strengths in all its constituent disciplines, • from textual and archival scholarship in literature, history, theology and classics, • to research through practice in the performing and creative arts. • It offers a unique concentration in philosophical, theoretical and critical expertise, • and a wide experience in engagement with the cultural industries, heritage, the third sector, media and journalism.
  3. 3. Training • TECHNE is concerned with the craft of research • Generic skills • Disciplinary skills • Interdisciplinary strands: comparative, hermeneutic, haptic and audio-visual • Core skills in enterprise and development
  4. 4. Collaborations • With those looking to draw upon our specialism in performing and creative arts • Collaborate and support smaller areas such as modern languages, theology, archaeology • Collaborate to create national deadlines across all consortia.