The PSA offers opportunities such as funding and grants, work experience, job vacancies and more.

Current Opportunities

Expressions of Interest are open for the NCRM/QStep Mixed Methods Workshop
This two-day workshop will focus on analysing and presenting data from mixed methods projects. The workshop is led by Dr Rebecca Johnson (Birmingham) and will include opportunities for 1-to-1 sessions with Dr Johnson.
PSA News: December 2022
PSA News is our quarterly members' online newsletter, informing our membership of various updates within our organisation and the broader profession of political studies.
3 full funded PhD scholarships
The University of Hertfordshire is currently accepting applications for 3 full PhD scholarships funded by the interdisciplinary Research Centre for Future Societies.
Challenges and Prospects for the Chagos Archipelago
On 26th May 2023 the University of Worcester and the University of Edinburgh will be holding a one-day conference on the Challenges and Prospects for the Chagos Archipelago. The conference brings together scholars, members of the Chagossian community, diplomats, artists, and lawyers.
Applications open for Parliamentary Studies Module
Applications open for Higher Education institutions to deliver the Parliamentary Studies module for academic years 2024/5 – 2029/30. Provisions have been made for 20 universities or other higher education institutions to deliver the Parliamentary Studies module in partnership with Parliament, and those currently delivering the module are welcome to apply again. The deadline for applications is Thursday 6 July 2023.
Reporting the next General Election
Could your research help shape news coverage of the next general election? If so, we want to hear from you! We’ve just launched a new project aiming to connect academics and particularly early career researchers with journalists to inform reporting at the next general election. If you’re interested in this opportunity, please fill out this brief survey by 5pm, 16 June 2023.
BIAPT NEWS: Conferences and Prizes
News update from BIAPT regarding the annual Britain and Ireland Association for Political Thought conference in early January at St Catherine’s College, Oxford.

Call for Papers

Call for Papers The Advanced Media Institute
The Scientific Committee of #AMIRetreat2023 invites potential speakers to submit their abstracts by April, 30th, 2023 based on the relevant Call for Papers
Call for Papers: ECPR General Conference 4 - 8 September 2023
ECPR are thrilled to be planning the 2023 event in the historic city of Prague, at Charles University.
Corruption, Public Service and the ‘Common Good’ in Western Europe in 19th Century
Call for paper for the International Conference Corruption, Public Service and the ‘Common Good’ in Western Europe in 19th Century 8-9 June 2023 University of Stirling
Call for Papers - Statistics, Politics and Policy Special Issue on Political Demography
Call for papers in Statistics, Politics and Policy Vol. 2024 No. 1 Special Issue: Political Demography. Manuscripts should be submitted until September 30th, 2023.

Support Opportunities

International Events Support
Opportunities for members of the PSA and members of other international political studies bodies.
Diverse Voices Programme
Read more about our early career Research Grants & support to PhD students
CASJ Grants available
The Centre for Animals and Social Justice (CASJ) is offering grants for UK-based applicants to pursue research in the field of the politics of animal protection.