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  Developing and evaluating a primary care navigation intervention for children and young people who have dental pain
  Dr V Muirhead
Applications accepted all year round
Background. A significant proportion of children still suffer from dental problems that cause acute pain despite massive improvements in children’s oral health in the UK [1].
  Identifying children’s, young people’s and teachers’ perspectives and experiences of school-based human rights education
  Dr C Robinson, Dr C Sweeney, Dr J Page
Application Deadline: 7 May 2019
We are seeking a highly motivated person to undertake a research project to explore how children and young people experience Human Rights Education (HRE) in schools.
  Using child maintenance as a tool to enhance the circumstances, outcomes and wellbeing of lone mothers and children.
  Research Group: Institute for Social Policy, Housing and Equalities Research
  Prof G Bramley
Application Deadline: 29 April 2019
When lone-mothers receive child maintenance the risk of poverty reduces and the poverty gap closes by 30% in the UK. Child maintenance is where a non-resident parent regularly gives money to the parent with whom the child lives most of the time as a contribution towards the costs of raising a child.
  The acquisition of complex sentences in children
  Prof A Theakston, Prof E Lieven
Applications accepted all year round
Complex sentences such as those involving adverbial clauses (Before you eat your dinner, wash your hands) appear in children’s speech at about three years of age yet experimental studies have found that children have difficulty comprehending these sentences well into the school years.
  The acquisition of morphology in children: understanding the factors involved in children’s comprehension and production of correct inflections
  Prof E Lieven, Prof A Theakston
Applications accepted all year round
Morphology is the study of the prefixes or endings that change the meanings of words (called inflections). In English, -s, codes number (girl-girlS); -ed codes past tense (eg.
  Measuring Capability for the Economic Evaluation of End-Of-Life Care for Children and Young People
  Dr P Mitchell, Dr S Husbands, Prof J Coast
Application Deadline: 29 April 2019
We are offering an exciting 3 year PhD opportunity for candidates interested in developing outcome measures for use in health economic evaluations.
  Improving assessment of single ventricle heart function after surgery in children
  Dr D Espino, Dr V Rajagopal
Application Deadline: 30 April 2019
Each year, it is estimated that 13,500 children around the World are born with a form of congenital heart disease that means only one out of the two heart pumps (ventricles) is functionally viable.
  Improving language skills in children with hearing loss by developing a parent-delivered training programme based on Theory-of-Mind skills
  Dr A Heinrich, Dr H Chilton, Dr C Adams
Applications accepted all year round
Hearing loss is the most prevalent sensory deficit experienced by children. In the UK alone, more than 45000 children have a hearing loss.
  Pronoun Resolution in Children - Investigating the Developmental Trajectory Towards Adult-like Pronoun Interpretation
  Dr I Cunnings
Applications accepted all year round
This project investigates how language processing develops in young children, and in particular examines how children interpret pronouns such as ‘he’ or ‘she’.
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