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cognitive sciences PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

We have 90 cognitive sciences PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

PhD (School of Social Sciences) Doctorate

Study a PhD at the University of Bradford and contribute new and significant knowledge to the diverse field of social sciences. Read more

Improving early diagnosis of dementia: Self-administered, repeatable cognitive measures and relationship with chronological age and biomarkers

Supervisors. Dr Cristina Romani, Dr Nathan Ridout, Dr Craig Hedge, Dr Lucy Bastin. Key words. Dementia, neurocognitive disorders, mild cognitive impairments, early diagnosis, cognitive assessment, neuropsychology, biomarkers. Read more

Identifying cognitive and biochemical changes underlying lifestyle risk factors for dementia

  Research Group: Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics
Dementia describes a group of age-associated conditions of which cognitive decline is a major feature. Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common cause of dementia and is characterised by the onset of a gradual cognitive decline. Read more

Social relationships and the evolution of complex cognition

  Research Group: Behavioural Ecology Research Group (BEEC)
Research Group. Behavioural Ecology Research Group (BEEC). Proposed supervisory team. Dr Claudia Wascher. Theme. Cognitive abilities, Social relationships. Read more

The Effects of Befriending on Cognitive Function

  Research Group: Psychology
Poor social relationships can contribute to cognitive decline [1], and vice versa; cognitive decline may strain social relationships [2] and curtail social engagement [3] and leading to loneliness and social isolation. Read more

Biological rhythms and the dopamine system in cognitive dysfunction

  Research Group: Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics
Psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia are associated with metabolic syndrome, obesity and diabetes. Schizophrenia affects 1.1% of the population and although not the most common psychiatric condition it is arguably the most severe and debilitating. Read more

Detecting subtle but clinically significant cognitive change in an ageing population

A major challenge facing dementia research is identifying the earliest indicators of clinically-significant cognitive decline. This research project will be linked to the newly established Memory Assessment & Cognitive Ageing Research Unit (MACARU), led by the primary supervisor. Read more

Modelling human supervision of autonomous systems for chemistry labs

Background. Human decision-making is critical for the safety and efficacy of supervised autonomous systems. As such, human behaviour should be accounted for in their design and verification. Read more

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