The University of Nottingham – Ningbo is offering scholarships for Ph.D. candidates in Chinese IP law. Information about the program is available here. The website discusses the current opportunities as follows:
“The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Centre for Digital Copyright and IP Research in China will investigate the global copyright challenges and opportunities for creative and tech industries… The Centre’s research will have relevance to government, business and education sectors in China. Its findings aim to inform policy and support the development of consistent copyright and intellectual property regulation and to aid business innovation and commercial design across China.
The Centre is supported by a £500,000 grant from the AHRC and Newton Fund over two years with match funding from the Ningbo Science and Technology Bureau and the University of Nottingham, Ningbo. It will act as a key national research hub with links to related projects and research groups in Beijing, Shanghai and other major cities…Other collaborators on the AHRC Digital Copyright and IP Research Centre in China include the Horizon Centre for Digital Economy Research at the University of Nottingham ( www.horizon.ac.uk/) and the RCUK CREATe consortium ( www.create.ac.uk) led by the University of Glasgow.
Up to three fully funded PhD scholarships for September 2015 entry are available. Students will be registered and supervised at the University of Nottingham’s Ningbo campus in China and will receive a scholarship that covers tuition fees, on-campus accommodation costs and health insurance for three years. A stipend of 3,000RMB per month will be paid and a travel fund of 10,000RMB per student will be available to support research-related activities.”
Nottingham has been ramping up on China and China-IP and innovation issues, including at its home campus. The closing date for the scholarships is May 31, 2015.