Coventry University Featured PhD Programmes
FindA University Ltd Featured PhD Programmes
Imperial College London Featured PhD Programmes
University of Edinburgh Featured PhD Programmes
Life Science Zurich Graduate School Featured PhD Programmes
"behavioural"×
10 miles

behavioural PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

We have 141 behavioural PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

  • "behavioural" ×
  • clear all
Order by 
Showing 1 to 30 of 141
  Epigenetic mechanisms of behavioural, placental and cognitive impairment in a neurodevelopmental model for schizophrenia
  Dr R Hager, Prof J Neill, Dr J Glazier
Applications accepted all year round

Funding Type

PhD Type

A fundamental question in disease research is how stressors experienced during critical developmental periods influence the genesis or ‘programming’ of adult disease (Estes & McAllister 2016).
  Anxiety and motivation in Autism – are social behavioural features driven by social anxiety rather than by a reduced reward response to social stimuli?
  Prof B Chakrabarti
Applications accepted all year round

Funding Type

PhD Type

Social behavioural difficulties are commonly reported by individuals with Autism Spectrum Conditions (ASC). One of the leading theories suggests that these difficulties are brought about by a reduced reward response to social stimuli, i.e.
  Behavioural Decision Making in Project Management (SF19/MOS/SKOUMPOPOULOU1)
  Dr D Skoumpopoulou
Applications accepted all year round

Funding Type

PhD Type

The management of projects involves various decisions that need to be undertaken for the purpose of the successful completion. There is a vast amount of tools and methods that can aid the rational decision making process.
  MASTERS BY RESEARCH PROJECT: Developing Drosophila as a model to study the molecular and behavioural changes underlying Parkinson’s disease
  Dr J Hodge
Applications accepted all year round

Funding Type

PhD Type

Start 23 September 2019. This MSc by Research is a laboratory-based project which offers the exciting opportunity to spend 1 year in one of our State-of-the-Art laboratories (plus 1 year thesis writing) at the University of Bristol and experience life as a researcher.
  Behavioural, physiological and production effects of dairy cow-calf rearing systems
  Dr G Charlton
Application Deadline: 21 June 2019

Funding Type

PhD Type

PhD studentship (36 months). Background. Naturally, following parturition the calf would remain with the cow, nursing for many months and forming strong bonds with its mother and other cows and calves within the herd.
  Psychological, Physiological, and Behavioural Responses to Stress
  Dr S Williams
Applications accepted all year round

Funding Type

PhD Type

By its very nature, sport and physical activity can be very stressful. How an individual responds to these demands, and whether they appraise this stress as challenging or threatening can influence whether they excel or fall to pieces in such situations.
  An assessment of the psychological and behavioural benefits of using app-based exercises for improving mental health in university students.
  Dr F Longstaff, Dr Z Yovecheva-Dimova
Application Deadline: 28 June 2019

Funding Type

PhD Type

Programme Description. The University invites applications for a PhD student to join our Hertfordshire Knowledge Exchange Partnership (HKEP) scheme.
  A behavioural study on licensing decision making under risk of infringement
  Dr G Solinas
Applications accepted all year round

Funding Type

PhD Type

This opportunity will remain open until a suitable candidate has been found. Main research topics considered for supervision. innovation, intellectual property rights, organizational design, and contract theory.
  Spatiotemporal variability in social, emotional and behavioural development of children
  Dr S Barry
Applications accepted all year round

Funding Type

PhD Type

One fully funded, 3 year PhD studentship in Statistics is available at the University of Strathclyde Mathematics and Statistics department to a highly motivated UK or EU student.
  Intertwining the Tangible and Intangible Aspects of Historic Building Information Modelling (HBIM) SEBE0025
  Dr S Jaradat, Prof J Currie
Application Deadline: 31 July 2019

Funding Type

PhD Type

PROJECT DESCRIPTION. We currently live in data-rich societies where we constantly collect various forms of data in both systematic and unsystematic ways.
  A proteomic study of serum from children with neurofibromatosis type 1 autism
  Prof J Green, Dr S Garg, Dr R Unwin
Applications accepted all year round

Funding Type

PhD Type

Proteomic approaches using mass spectrometric analysis have proved a valuable tool in understanding the molecular pathogenesis of complex disorders such as schizophrenia and ASD.
  Experiential Learning, Behavioural Competencies, and Entrepreneurial Intentions
  Dr M Furlotti
Applications accepted all year round

Funding Type

PhD Type

Entrepreneurial intention is “a self-acknowledged conviction by a person who intends to set up a new business venture and consciously plans to do so at some point in the future” (Thompson 2009.
  Impact of maternal intermittent fasting on cognitive development
  Dr N Ashton, Prof J Neill
Applications accepted all year round

Funding Type

PhD Type

Many pregnant Muslim women take part in the daily fast during the month of Ramadan, even though they are exempt. The long term effects on the child are not fully known; however an association between exposure to fasting in utero and an increased incidence of mental impairment in children has been shown.
  Linking Personality to Ageing in a wild bird.
  Dr P Bize, Dr J Martin
Applications accepted all year round

Funding Type

PhD Type

Understanding the causes of individual variation in the rate of ageing is a major topic in gerontology and evolutionary biology with clear application to human health.
  The evolution of primate vocal signals: from call production to signal function
  Research Group: Behavioural Ecology Research Group (BEEC)
  Dr J Dunn, Dr C Wascher
Applications accepted all year round

Funding Type

PhD Type

Research Group. Behavioural Ecology Research Group (BEEC) - https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/behavioural-ecology.
  Multitasking abilities – Are computerised laboratory tasks predictive of real-world tasks?
  Dr A Szameitat, Dr A Parton
Applications accepted all year round

Funding Type

PhD Type

Multitasking, i.e. the concurrent performance of two or more tasks, has been investigated in many different domains. In Cognitive Psychology, experimental paradigms such as the task switching paradigm or the dual-task paradigm of the Psychological Refractory Period (PRP) are the most widely used multitasking paradigms.
  Neural circuitry underlying goal directed search behaviour in Drosophila larvae
  Dr C Larsen, Dr M Meyer
Applications accepted all year round

Funding Type

PhD Type

Animals including humans make choices continuously based in past experience, present sensory input and internal state. A major goal in neuroscience is to identify the neural circuits underlying goal directed choices and to elucidate the neural computation driving goal orientated behaviour.
  Exploring the effects of irrational beliefs on athlete well-being
  Dr J Barker, Dr C R Plateau
Application Deadline: 1 August 2019

Funding Type

PhD Type

A humanistic cognitive-behavioural approach which is receiving growing attention in sport psychology literature is that of Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy (REBT; Ellis, 1957).
  Applying Lean Techniques to Patient Flow using Stochastic Modelling
  Dr M Latif
Applications accepted all year round

Funding Type

PhD Type

Reference Number. ML-2018-PhD-1. Project Summary. This research project explores the use and development of an integrated simulation model for the study of patient flow in hospitals and its dynamic effects on staffing, patients, and resources.
  Fully Funded PhD Scholarship: Perceptual Face Training in Developmental Prosopagnosia and Alexithymia
  Dr J Davies-Thompson
Application Deadline: 30 June 2019

Funding Type

PhD Type

This scholarship is funded by Swansea University’s Department of Psychology. Subject areas. Psychology, Neroscience. Individuals have been identified who have severe difficulties recognising human faces (prosopagnosia); other individuals have trouble identifying facial expressions of emotion (e.g.
  Neural basis underlying mating decisions in fruit flies
  Dr C Rezaval
Applications accepted all year round

Funding Type

PhD Type

Mate choice is an essential behavioural process with profound consequences in evolution. How do animals choose with whom to mate? How do they evaluate the features of a potential mate to maximise their reproductive success?.
  Gastric microbiome, gastric disease and welfare in horses in training
  Research Group: School of Veterinary Medicine
  Dr D Sutton, Dr D McKeegan
Application Deadline: 1 July 2019

Funding Type

PhD Type

Project Summary. The purpose of this project is to characterise the gastric microbiome of horses in training, and determine its relationship to gastric pathology and quantitative welfare indices.
  Funded PhD Opportunities as part of The Centre for Advanced Fluid Engineering for Digital Manufacturing (CAFE4DM)

Funding Type

PhD Type

The CAFE4DM project, led by the University of Manchester and Unilever, is currently recruiting for 9 PhD students to join the project across a range of topics”Funded PhD Opportunities as part of The Centre for Advanced Fluid Engineering for Digital Manufacturing (CAFE4DM).
  Understanding the link between healthy ageing and social interaction
  Dr E Kevei, Dr N Vasudevan
Applications accepted all year round

Funding Type

PhD Type

Healthy ageing is a priority for all countries since we are living longer than ever before. A number of studies show that social behaviours can prevent some detrimental aspects of aging such as dementia and memory loss.
  Combining melatonin and omega-3 fatty acids to manage chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy and spinal injury-induced neuropathic pain.
  Prof H Galley, Dr W Huang
Application Deadline: 28 June 2019

Funding Type

PhD Type

Chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN) is a common and debilitating complication during cancer treatment, which can lead to chemotherapy drug dose reduction or treatment cessation.
  Mate choice, and mate choice copying in cuttlefish
  Research Group: Behavioural Ecology Research Group (BEEC)
  Dr G Cooke, Dr S Mowles
Applications accepted all year round

Funding Type

PhD Type

Research Group. Behavioural Ecology Research Group (BEEC) - https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/behavioural-ecology.
  INSEAD PhD in Management

Funding Type

PhD Type

- Study in Asia and Europe campuses, go for a campus exchange in the US with Wharton. - Full scholarship for first 5 years of full-time studies.
  PhD position on dynamic modelling of animal behaviours using machine learning, intelligent sensors and computational ethology
  Dr T Norton
Applications accepted all year round

Funding Type

PhD Type

The laboratory of Measure, Model, Manage Bio-Responses (M3-BIORES) is a world-leading research laboratory focussing on real-time monitoring and management of animal behaviours.
  Mothers in Business
  Dr S Beesley, Dr M Ehret, Dr L Q Siebers
Applications accepted all year round

Funding Type

PhD Type

The main purpose of this research is to gather evidence to understand why women give up work after having a child to focus on setting up their own business.
  MASTERS BY RESEARCH PROJECT: How does motivational state influence cognitive function in rodents?
  Prof E S J Robinson
Applications accepted all year round

Funding Type

PhD Type

Start 23 September 2019. This MSc by Research is a laboratory-based project which offers the exciting opportunity to spend 1 year in one of our State-of-the-Art laboratories (plus 1 year thesis writing) at the University of Bristol and experience life as a researcher.
Show 10 15 30 per page


FindAPhD. Copyright 2005-2019
All rights reserved.