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Collaborative Doctoral Awards

The Department of Geography at Royal Holloway has a strong track record in attracting collaborative doctoral funding.

Partners include the Science Museum, Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, Royal Geographical Society, Museum of London, British Library and many other organisations in the heritage, arts and charity sectors.

Candidates interested in AHRC, ESRC and other Research Council collaborative doctoral schemes are urged to contact relevant members of staff early in the application cycle.

Current and recent award holders


Fashion and clothing in the curation of urban history
2018 Partnership PhD (NPIF), TECHNE with Museum of London

A paper world: the collection and investigation of plant materials for paper making
2017 Partnership PhD (NPIF), TECHNE with Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Francesca Kubicki

Biocultural collections and networks of knowledge exchange in the 19th century: the quest for quinine
2017 Partnership PhD (NPIF), TECHNE with Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Kim Walker

The indigenous map: native information, ethnographic object, artefact of encounter
2016 CDA, Science Museums & Archives Consortium (RGS-IBG)
Joy Slappnig

Maps and the Italian Grand Tour, 1660-ca. 1824
2015 CDA, British Library
Jeremy Brown

Geography in dialogue: Print culture at the RGS-IBG
2014 CDA, Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)
Benjamin Newman

Building an empire: the Pearson photographic archive
2013 CDA, Science Museum

Noeme Santana

Expeditionary film, geographical science & media culture
2013 CDA, Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)

Jan Faull

Austerity fashion
2013 CDA, Museum of London

Bethan Bide

Arts-science collaboration
2012 CDA, Arts Catalyst

Jareh Das

Public art at Oslo airport
2012 CDA, Oslo Lufthavn AS

Mike Thomason

Aerial surveying in colonial Africa
2011 CDA, Science Museum

Liz Haines

Imperial coaling stations
2010 CDA, National Maritime Museum

Stephen Gray

The new art of the botanic gardem
2010 CDA, Botanic Gardens Conservation International

Belinda Hawkins

The 2LO transmitter
2008 CDA, Science Museum

Alison Hess

Curating the global city
2008 CDA, Museum of London

Ellie Miles

Steam after slavery
2007 CDA, National Maritime Museum

Anyaa Anim-Addo

Fashioning diaspora space
2006 project CDA, V&A Museum

Shivani Derrington

London before London
2006 CDA, Museum of London

Caroline Juby

Sharing human origins
2006 CDA, British Museum

Jo Hall

Hidden histories of exploration

Lowri Jones



Mapping vernacular geographies in places of super-diversity
2014 CASE, Ordnance Survey
Katherine Stansfeld

Empowering girls to claim rights

Mary Cobbett

UK-Arctic network assemblage
2010 CASE, Royal United Services Institute

Duncan Depledge

Water aid in Mali
2008 CASE, Wateraid

Stephen Jones

Colonial copyright & the photographic image
2005 CASE, British Library

Philip Hatfield

Health in central America
2005 CASE, Science Museum

Peter Gordon

 Evaluating ICT for education in Africa
2005 CASE, Cisco Systems
David Hollow

Child-headed households in Zambia
2004 CASE, Street Child Africa
Ruth Payne

The culture of enthusiasm
2003 CASE, Science Museum

Hilary Geoghegan

Memoryscapes: popular memory and the city
2002 CASE, Museum of London

Toby Butler

An urban renaissance?
2002 CASE, Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors

Rebecca Edwards

The role of comparative legal systems in securing inclusive environments for disabled people
2001 CASE, Centre for Accessible Environments/Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
Fayyaz Vellani 



Digital wayfaring
2013 CASE, Ordnance Survey

Michael Duggan


Onshore-offshore Quaternary glacial processes and correlations: Dudgeon offshore windfarm zone, Southern North Sea
2016 CASE, British Geological Survey
[student to be appointed]

The woolly rhinoceros
2006 CASE, Natural History Museum

Barnaby Crocker


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