We have 16 Psychology PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships in Dundee

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Psychology PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships in Dundee

We have 16 Psychology PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships in Dundee

Understanding multilingualism: Cognitive, linguistic or social aspects of coordinating knowledge about multiple languages

PLEASE NOTE. This project is for self-funded or externally sponsored students only. We invite applications from strong and motivated candidates to our highly interdisciplinary PhD project on language processing in multilingual contexts. Read more

Bilingualism and multilingualism in young children: Exploring the impact on learning, literacy and communication

Early development in a bilingual or multilingual context presents both opportunities and challenges for a young child. Much of the research on this issue adopts a general perspective on multilingual learners but this project aims to examine issues specific to the particular languages that the child is learning. Read more

Normative modelling of resting-state EEG across the lifespan for application in the early diagnosis of neurodegenerative disorders including Alzheimer’s disease

With a rapidly aging human population worldwide, neurodegenerative diseases represent a pressing medical and societal concern. Given the increase in life expectancy, dementia is expected to affect almost 152 million people by 2050 (Alzheimer’s Disease International, 2018). Read more

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

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

The role of far-right narratives in mobilising support for violent political action

The project aims to examine how different types of narratives might energise the supporters of the far-right movement and drive them to engage in political violence. Read more

Being a non-native speaker in a dynamic world: Language-related policy and its effects on people's cognition, wellbeing and other aspects of their lives

PLEASE NOTE. This project is for self-funded or externally sponsored students only. It is quite common that a country or community has only one official language, or one overwhelmingly dominant official language amongst a few. Read more

The impact of social media networking on early career researchers’ wellbeing

Social media network sites (SNS) are web-based services that allow individuals to construct a public or semi-public profile within a bounded system, articulate a list of other users with whom they share a connection, and view and traverse their list of connections and those made by others within the system (Boyd & Ellison, 2007). Read more

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