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The John Pagett Bursary

June 11, 2008

Applications are invited for a new annual award available from the Ironbridge Institute (part of the Institute of Archaeology and Antiquity, University of Birmingham) to fund research in any period in the archaeology and / or history of Shropshire, extending, where relevant, to Severn Valley system, the Welsh Marches, North Wales and the West Midlands.

The award shall have an annual value of up to approximately £3000 and can be used to part-fund a research degree based at Ironbridge Institute. Applicants should note that the annual closing date for applications to study at Ironbridge Institute is 31st July.

Details of research programmes are available on the Ironbridge Institute

The successful applicant will be required to publish the results of the research and deliver a public lecture to the Telford and Wrekin Archaeological and Historical Society who administer the fund.

Applicants wishing to apply should submit a research proposal of between 500-1000 words outlining their research area and aims and subject for research to be sent to Dr Roger White, Academic Director Ironbridge Institute, Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust, Coalbrookdale, Telford, TF8
7DX or electronically to

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