About the Project
The studentship will sit within the department of psychology’s PACTLab and provides opportunities to collaborate across disciplines including computing, design and public health.
Eligibility and How to Apply
Please note eligibility requirement:
• Academic excellence of the proposed student i.e. 2:1 (or equivalent GPA from non-UK universities [preference for 1st class honours]); or a Masters (preference for Merit or above); or APEL evidence of substantial practitioner achievement.
For further details of how to apply, entry requirements and the application form, see
Please ensure you quote the advert reference above on your application form.
Northumbria University is an equal opportunities provider and in welcoming applications for studentships from all sectors of the community we strongly encourage applications from women and under-represented groups.
Lwin, M.O., Vijaykumar, S.,* Rathnayake, V.S., Lim, G., Panchapakesan, C.K., Foo, S., Wijayamuni, R., Wimalaratne, P., Fernando, O.N.N. (2016). A social media mHealth solution to address the needs of dengue prevention and management in Sri Lanka. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 18(7): e149. doi: 10.2196/jmir.4657
Vijaykumar, S.,* Jin, Y., & Nowak, G. (2015). Social media and the virality of risk: The Risk Amplification through Media Spread (RAMS) model. Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, 12(3), 653-677.
Lwin, M., Vijaykumar.S.,* Lim.G., Rathnayake, V. S., Fernando, O. N. N., & Foo, S. (2015). Baseline evaluation of a participatory mobile health intervention for dengue prevention in Sri Lanka. Health Education and Behavior. doi: 10.1177/1090198115604623
Lwin, M., Vijaykumar.S.,* Foo, S., Lim.G., Fernando, O. N. N., Lim, G., Panchapakesan, C.K., Wimalaratne, P. (2015). Social media-based civic engagement solutions for dengue prevention in Sri Lanka: Results of receptivity assessment.” Health Education Research. doi: 10.1093/her/cyv065
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