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 closes on 29 January, please visit the Applying to TECHNE page for further information.

TECHNE's July 2017 Congress 'Negotiating Thresholds: Borders, Boundaries and Doorways in Arts & Humanities Research' is at the University of Surrey on the 4 and 5 July 2017


Forthcoming events

Featured TECHNE students 


Eleanor Reed

To my knowledge, my PhD is the first ever depth study of Woman’s Weekly (WW) magazine. Focusing on the years 1918 to 1955, I will examine WW within its socio-historical context, and contribute significantly to understandings of the social culture of early-mid 20th-century lower-middle class British housewives. In addition to my thesis, I aim to edit a popular collection of WW extracts and curate a museum exhibition based on my research.


Kim Starr

My research project aims to establish whether the inclusion of explanatory audiodescription is an effective means of aiding accessibility to the emotional content of television and film texts in young audiences on the autistic disorder spectrum. Audiodescription (AD) is a secondary sound track added to film, television programmes and other art forms to facilitate access to visual semiotics for blind and partially-sighted audiences.


Kadija George

How can Independent Black Publishing make a positive impact within the creative industry? This project will examine the history of small and Independent Black Publishers in Britain, starting with the first issue of RACE, published in 1960 by the Institute of Race Relations and concluding in the 1990s.