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positive psychology PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

We have 20 positive psychology PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

Authentic leadership in sport

Participation in sport has the potential to confer numerous psychosocial benefits for young people. However, not all sport activities and sport environments are equal. Read more
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Scaffolding recovery from alcohol and drug addiction through systematic engagement with pro-recovery online communities

Substance use disorders exact a huge toll on individuals, their families and the community at large. This manifests as increased physical and psychological morbidity and mortality, and greater involvement in crime. Read more

Psychology Doctoral Research Studentship - Maintaining fulfilling and thriving romantic relationships

Important. Due to maternity leave, the closing date is Friday 10 May 2024. Interviews will take place sometime June 2024 and the PhD student’s anticipated start date is between September and December 2024. Read more
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Additive versus subtractive mental simulation.

  Research Group: Cognitive Psychology
A recently raised, fundamental topic in cognition, mental simulation, and problem solving is addressed. Two articles in “Nature” [1,2] report that… Read more
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How to slay the dragon?! Assessing the role of coincidences in causal learning using video games

Coincidences are common in everyday life but surprising and important because causal interaction is so important. However, it is challenging to assess reasoning about them while people are experiencing them. Read more

Virtual Engagement: The Impact of Avatars on Metaverse Retailing

  Research Group: School of Management
In 2020, the Metaverse was valued globally at US$487 billion, encompassing gaming, social media, live entertainment, and gaming/Virtual reality (VR)/Augmented reality (AR) (Bloomberg, 2021), with projections to exceed US$1 trillion by 2030 (Bloomberg, 2022; Precedence Research, 2022). Read more

School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Sciences PhDs

Our research programmes offer you specialist knowledge in your chosen area of social science and an advanced level of skills. Working professionals may also be interested in the programmes we offer via our distance learning online courses. . Read more

Aston Brain Health Cohort Study (ABaHCoS)

Key words. Ageing, brain health, cognition, perception, vascular health, blood brain barrier, platelets, extracellular vesicles.  Applications are invited for a three-year Postgraduate studentship as part of the Aston Brain Health Cohort Study (ABaHCoS), co-funded by the Dunhill Medical Trust. Read more
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Effects of loneliness on brain function in adolescence

  Research Group: Cognitive Neuroscience
Adolescence (recently defined as the age range between 10-24years) is a particularly sensitive period for development of higher-level cognitive and social skills (Blakemore 2019) and adolescents have been shown to be hypersensitive to social stimuli, both positive and negative (Foulkes 2016). Read more
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BAE Systems sponsored iCase studentship: Human-Centred Design for AI Agents in Underwater Maritime Applications - (ENG 1701)

Applications are invited for a 4-year PhD studentship to conduct Human Factors/Human-Computer Interaction research into the interactions between human teams and Artificial Intelligence (AI) agents in underwater maritime applications. Read more

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