At CfHAS we welcome the opportunity to work with postgraduate students.

Edge Hill University has an annual PhD GTA (Graduate Teaching Assistant) Funding Scheme. Positions are advertised in mid November on the Edge Hill Vacancies web-site to begin the following September. As you will note, the present deadline is 17/01/2022.

Supervision is available from CfHAS members.

Here is a list of our current postgraduate researchers and their projects:

PhD Researchers (8)

Abi Masefield ‘FEEDing the World and the Right to not be Food’ (2016 – p-t) (Director of Studies: Dr Richard Twine, Supervisor: Prof. Claire Parkinson)

Eva Marie Lindahl ‘Reframing the animal’ (2016 -) (DoS: Professor Claire Parkinson, Supervisor: Dr Alex Jukes)

Katherine Jones ‘Vegan Transition’ (2021 -) (DoS: Dr Claire Blennerhassett, Supervisor: Dr Richard Twine)

Kerri Waters ‘Farming Futures: A relational approach to surveying farmer’s attitudes towards transitioning away from animal farming’ (2021 -) (DoS: Dr Richard Twine, Supervisor: Professor Claire Parkinson)

Andrea Ashworth ‘Dragonfly’ (DoS: Dr James Byrne, Supervisor: Professor Claire Parkinson) Passed final VIVA in February 2022 with minor revisions

Bianca Friedman ‘The construction of the equine point of view: artistic strategies and theoretical implications in the intermedial and transmedial representation of equine characters’ (DoS: Professor Claire Parkinson, Supervisor: Professor Martin McQuillan)

Francis Burke (DoS: Dr Victoria Foster)

Cameron Dunnett (DoS: Dr Richard Twine, Supervisor: Professor Claire Parkinson). GTA – commencing October 2022

Completed CfHAS PhDs (1)

Dr. Donelle Gadenne (funded GTA) ‘The Workplace Experiences of Qualified Veterinary Professionals in the UK who Identify as Ethical Vegans (2018 – 2021) (DoS: Dr Richard Twine, Supervisor: Professor Claire Parkinson)

MRes Research

Hannah Howard ‘Feminism and Veganism: Synonymous or unaffiliated lifestyles?’ (2021-22) (DoS: Dr. Richard Twine, Supervisor: Dr. Paula Arcari). Passed VIVA – completing revisions.

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