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applied ethics PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

We have 19 applied ethics PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

The Ethics of Communicating Scientific Risk

Scientific research is intimately bound up with risk. For one thing, scientific findings often reveal significant societal risks, such as risks of catastrophic climate change or dangerous disease outbreaks. Read more

Beyond clinical utility: ethical dimensions of the social roles of AI-generated health categories

The Edinburgh Futures Institute’s Centre for Technomoral Futures and Edinburgh Law School are delighted to invite applications for this PhD studentship, funded by Baillie Gifford, to begin in the academic year 2024/2025. Read more

Research opportunities in the Department of Philosophy

Our Department is at the forefront of philosophy research. We have world-leading academic staff and strong research links with other universities. Read more

Political, Social and International Studies at UEA

With expert supervision, a supportive research environment, high levels of student satisfaction and high-quality research training, we welcome applications from well-qualified candidates to our MPhil/PhD programmes and our Master's by Research. . Read more

PhDs in Law and Criminology

We invite applications for research study in any of our research clusters. Applied Human Rights. Clinical and Professional Education. Read more

Comparative Thanatology: evolutionary drivers and proximate mechanisms

Applications are invited for a fully-funded three year PhD to commence in October 2024. The PhD will be based in the Department of Psychology’s Centre of Comparative and Evolutionary Psychology, within the Faculty of Science and Health, and will be supervised by Dr Leanne Proops, Dr Teresa Romero and Dr Kate Lewis. Read more

Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures

The Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures brings together academic Schools and Institutes specialising in a wide range of research areas. Read more

Lancaster University Faculty of Health & Medicine, Division of Health Research

100% of our research environment is judged to be world-leading (4*) in REF2021. The Division of Health Research (DHR) has an active research community comprising over 100 staff from a range of academic and applied backgrounds. Read more

Language and Communication Studies at UEA

Language and Communication Studies came fifth in the UK with 74 per cent of its research rated 4* (world leading) or 3* (internationally excellent) in The Research Excellence Framework (REF2014), a major Government analysis of university research quality. Read more
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Rights-based Approaches in Anti-Trafficking

 . Responses to human trafficking and ‘modern slavery’ continue to be dominated by a narrow set of policy representations of human trafficking as a crime of ‘illegal’ border crossing and/of unabated criminality (Sharapov 2017). Read more

Socio-economic and ecological impacts of UK marine heatwaves under climate change, CDT SuMMeR PhD Studentship

Project description. Record-breaking sea surface temperatures were observed around the UK in Summer 2023, and recent research has shown that the number of marine heatwaves globally has risen by more than 50% in the 30 years to 2016, compared with 1925–54. Read more

PhD in Interdisciplinary Policy Studies - studentships at King’s College London

The Centre for Public Policy Research at King's College London is currently recruiting UK and International students for our PhD in Interdisciplinary Policy studies supported by the LISS-DTP Social Sciences Studentship Scheme. Read more

Precision Medicine DTP - Exploring retinal biomarkers as a novel predictor of pregnancy complications including stillbirth

  Research Group: Centre for Cardiovascular Science
Background. Every 16 seconds one baby is stillborn. That amounts to more than two million stillborn babies globally every year. Stillbirths have long-lasting personal and psychological consequences for parents and families, as well as substantial costs for wider society. Read more

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