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Wednesday, December 3, 2008

PhD research studentship in health history

PhD Research Studentships
Health History/History of Medicine: Two Studentships
Division of Social Sciences, School of Law and Social Sciences

Applications are invited for two full-time PhD Research Studentships in the Centre for the Social History of Health and Healthcare at Glasgow Caledonian University, one of which is funded by the Wellcome Trust and the other by Glasgow Caledonian University. The studentships are for a period of three years, subject to satisfactory progress and provide payment of tuition fees at the UK/EU rate plus an annual stipend.

The overall aim of these studentships will be to conduct research in the area of Health History/History of Medicine. Potential candidates should propose a research project complementary to the research interests of Centre members based at GCU. The successful candidates may also be expected to undertake 6 hours of academic activity per week.

Applicants should hold an MSc/MA in History, preferably with a significant Health History/History of Medicine component; and a good first degree in history (2/1 or above) or a cognate discipline.

Potential candidates for Health History/History of Medicine should propose a research project complementary to the research interests of Centre members based at GCU.

How to apply:
An application form can be downloaded from the following web page:

Please return the completed application, curriculum vitae, copies of academic qualifications, references and all other required documentation to Ms Diane Dickie, The Graduate Centre, Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road, Glasgow G4 0BA, UK.
Tel: +44(0)141 331 8096; E:

The closing date for applications is Thurs 4 December 2008; short-listed candidates will be contacted to attend for interview in early January and a commencement date of February/March 2009 is anticipated.

For further information and informal enquiries about these PhD studentships, please contact Professor John Stewart, Director of the Centre for the Social History of Health and Healthcare, (T: +44(0)141 331 3325; Email:

The way to AMINEF in Gedung Balai Pustaka

American Indonesian Exchange Foundation
Balai Pustaka Building, 6th. Floor
Jl. Gunung Sahari Raya No. 4
Jakarta 10720, Indonesia

1. The buses which goes to Senen Bus Station all of them pass through Gedung Balai Pustaka. Especially which route is through Pasar Baru .

2. Bus Transjakarta, from Blok M you have to change the bus 2-3 times.
Way 1 : from Blok M change the bus in Dukuh Atas bus stop to the bus towards Pulogadung, then take a bus in Pramuka bus stop towards Ancol, this bus pass through Gedung Balai Pustaka. The closest bus stop (Budi Utomo) is about 800 meters from Gedung Balai .
Way 2 : From Blok M take the bus in the Harmoni Bus Stop, the bus towards Pulogadung, get down in Senen Bus Stop and walk about 800 meters, or from this bus stop take the bus towards Ancol and get down as mentioned in way 1. About the distance, this two bus stops is about the same. (It is better if you take ojek or bajaj from this bus stop to Gedung Balai Pustaka)

3. If you take taxi with old tariff (TL=Tarif Lama) from blok M with no traffic jam is about Rp. 30.000,00.

4. From Blok M use bus Patas AC 76. Gedung Balai Pustaka is in the right side, after you pass through Depag, and say to conductor "Balai Pustaka"

5. Use a busway from Blok M towards Kota, get down in Sawah Besar bus stop. From here take a Mikrolet M12 towards Senen. After cross road Wahidin and before senen get down and cross the street.

Living Cost in Germany

Living Cost in Germany is vary from city to city, but this is th case if you stay in Aachen, Germany
Student accommodation or private sharing : 180 - 230 euros per month
Food : 10 - 12 euros per day (if eating outside)
Transport for students : free within Aachen and until Koln and Dusseldorf in regional trains)

Living Cost In Austria

Living Cost in Austria is depending on the city, for example the Capital of Austria, Vienna:
- Dormitory is about 250-400 euro per month.
- Living Cost 200-400 euro per month.
- Transportation 128 euro per 4 months (student and age < 26), or 49 euro per month (ordinary)

For visa, it has to be a letter from the University/Scholl in Austria. It takes about 2-3 months.

Where to do GMAT Test

GMAT Tests are held in Jakarta, Indonesia :
1. EEC Slipi +62-21 5320044 or +62-215323176
2. Kaplan GMAT Preparation +62-81388908450, +62-21 5211588, +62-215211701 (Information abaout this test can be asked in that number)
3. Or this number +62-213159225

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