We have 28 Child Psychology PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships for Self-funded Students

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Child Psychology PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships for Self-funded Students

We have 28 Child Psychology PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships for Self-funded Students

Language development in early childhood: Precursors of the transition to literacy

Early language skills are known to contribute to later reading acquisition. This project will examine how variation in early language affects the transition to literacy among children developing typically or atypically due to factors such as neurodiversity or socio-economic status. Read more

Language development in early childhood: Exploring the quality of interactions with adults and peers

A connection between a child’s early language development and the learning environment is well established. What is less clear is how specific environments and experiences affect the linguistic skills of young children with resulting effects on their later conceptual understanding and language use. Read more

PhD Opportunities in Psychology at the University of Winchester

Study for a PhD with our passionate and expert Winchester Psychology team. Located in the historic city of Winchester, often considered one of the most desirable places to live in the UK, the Department of Psychology has grown rapidly in recent years, developing a vibrant, inclusive research culture. Read more
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Infant adaptations to bilingual environments: a longitudinal OPM-MEG/EEG/fNIRS study

  Research Group: Developmental Science
Background. Evidence is mounting that mere exposure to a bilingual environment can affect an infant’s development. infants from bilingual homes demonstrate greater novelty preference (Singh et al., 2015) and switch visual attention faster and more frequently (D’Souza et al., 2020) than infants from monolingual homes. Read more
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Green Horizons: Nurturing Health and Wellbeing Through Nature-Based Solutions in Schools [BUR 24-12]

Recent research suggests that the health and wellbeing of children in Scotland is deteriorating. At the same time, the climate and biodiversity crises are driving the need for extensive nature-based solutions. Read more
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‘That’s the Tricky Bit’: Supporting Young Children’s Participation in Cultural and Artistic Life [BUR 24-11]

This PhD project will explore very young children’s right to participate fully in cultural and artistic life, as enshrined in Article 31 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989). Read more

The Experiences of Being an Adoptive Parent in the UK

  Research Group: Psychology
Most adopted children have experienced neglect, trauma, or disruption to early caregiving, all of which can result in elevated levels of mental health difficulties and additional needs (Hornfeck et al, 2019). Read more

Creativity, curiosity and professional artists in schools (in collaboration with Curious Minds)

Project background. This exciting and innovative studentship project will examine the extent to which teaching artists -professional artists who also deliver workshops and residencies in schools - have a role to play in inspiring creativity, critical thinking and curiosity in school pupils. Read more

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