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ESRC Doctoral Training Centre for Social Sciences

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Welcome to ESRC Doctoral Training Centre for Social Sciences

Welcome to the Cambridge ESRC Doctoral Training Centre. Cambridge hosts one of the largest groups of social sciences researchers in the country, and the DTC itself is a diverse and exciting student community.

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About the DTC

The Social Sciences Doctoral Training Centre (DTC) at the University of Cambridge is part of a network of 21 centres accredited and funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) for the support of high-quality postgraduate training in the social sciences

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Current Students

Here you can find out who are your fellow DTC students, and also information about a range of opportunities available through the DTC.

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Prospective Students

Read information about our pathways, our studentships and how to apply. Read profiles of our current students.

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The DTC offers a rich programme of training opportunities with students able to access formal and informal training within and outside the University.

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ESRC call for Doctoral Training Partnerships (DTPs) announced

Sep 16, 2015

ESRC has announced a call for Doctoral Training Partnerships (DTPs) to provide training for students across the full disciplinary range of the social sciences as well as areas of interdisciplinary research at the boundaries with other sciences.

Enhancing support for early career social science researchers

Sep 16, 2015

A survey aimed to highlight how the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) could develop its support for postdoctoral social science researchers has been launched.

ONS Public consultation on the 2021 Census in England and Wales

Jun 23, 2015

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has launched a public consultation asking users for their views on the topics that the 2021 Census might include.