The University of Brighton's Centre for Design History welcomes contact with prospective student or academic members, independent researchers and representatives of organisations and institutions that engage with the history of design.
Our tradition of doctoral student support for design historians at the University of Brighton is exemplary, and our graduates have added to the expert staff in museums, universities and councils around the world.
As a postgraduate research student you wil be an active member of the centre with opportunities to present your work and to make beneficial networks with academics across relevant disciplines both inside and outside the University of Brighton.
Read more about studying for a PhD in Design History on our postgraduate research student programme pages.
For further information on our member supervisors please visit our 'Who we are' staff profiles for the Centre for Design History. We will be happy to answer any questions if you contact the centre at CentreForDesignHistory@brighton.ac.uk.
You might also like to review the general provision for postgraduate research students at the University of Brighton.
Contact us regarding PhD supervision with the centre.
Design Research bag, red. Printed on site for the 50th Anniversary conference of the Design Research Society, University of Brighton, 2016.
The Centre for Design History welcomes applications from both early-career and established scholars.
Join us as Visiting Research Fellows, based in the centre for a specified period of time. Before applying, please refer to the Visiting Research Fellowship guidance.
We recommend as a first step that you contact a member of CDH whose expertise matches your interests. (See Who We Are) They can advise on the fit with CDH’s research programmes and the application process.
We hope you will choose to stay in touch with the Centre for Design History.
Our regular blog posts will keep you up-to-date with activity across the centre. Sign up for alerts on the Centre for Design History blogs site.
Our twitter account gives information and updates on our many activites and events including seminar presentations an publications.
Centre for Research in Design History
University of Brighton
10–11 Pavilion Parade,
Brighton, BN2 1RA