[URBANTH-L]FUNDING: UDRI Research Fellowship (Mumbai, India)

Angela Jancius jancius3022 at comcast.net
Thu Apr 23 12:32:54 EDT 2009

Mumbai, India

The Urban Design Research Institute (UDRI) announces Cycle 2 of its Research 
Fellowship Programme for 2009 to provide young scholars, researchers and 
independent practitioners the opportunity to do research on contemporary 
urban issues and concerns of Mumbai. This programme is supported by the Sir 
Ratan Tata Trust (SRTT) grant.

Research Fellows shall be given a monthly stipend/ professional allowance of 
INR 20,000 and will be provided with working space and requisite 
infrastructure at the UDRI studio. In addition UDRI will facilitate 
discussions with relevant resource persons in the field and assist in the 
publication of research findings. Support will also be available to the 
fellows for post-research advocacy.

The research period can vary between 6 to 18 months. Applicants shall 
demonstrate the relevance of the proposed research to the city of 
Mumbai/Mumbai Metropolitan Region and the feasibility of accompanying the 
research goal within the stipulated period.

Areas of research could revolve around:
. Alternative Histories and Conceptualizations
. Urban Projects
. Urban Practices
. Policy Review
. City Geographies

Last date of application | 25.05.09
Tentative dates of interview | 10.07.09
Tentative Date for Start of Fellowship | 03.08.09

Eligibility Requirements
. Bachelors/masters degree in architecture or planning, and equivalent 
published work (or) Masters degree in geography or social sciences and 
equivalent published work
. High proficiency in English and preferably Hindi and Marathi
. Be eligible for leave of absence, if employed.

The programme Brochure and Applications can be downloaded from the UDRI 
website www.udri.org and submitted by email to researchfellowship at udri.org

Director-Research Fellowship
Urban Design Research Institute
43, V B Gandhi Marg
Kalaghoda, FORT, Mumbai 400 023
Tel. +91-22-6573-5773, +91-22-22822924
Email: researchfellowship at udri.org
Visit the website at http://www.udri.org 

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