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  The synthetic littermate project: How do natural experiences shape the functional organisation of the developing brain?
  Dr SP Wilson, Prof AJ Prescott
Applications accepted all year round

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How do natural experiences shape the functional organisation of the developing brain? To address this question directly, we have been developing a novel robotic technology - the synthetic littermate (or ’surrogate’).
  Fully-funded PhD positions in several natural sciences & engineering disciplines

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Join an internationally renowned scientific community with the Hector FellowPhD program. PhD students benefit not only from the experience of the program, but also from the network of Hector Fellows.
  World Leading St. Andrews Scholarship in Vision and Camouflage
  Prof J Harris, Dr J Ales
Application Deadline: 30 March 2020

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Animals have evolved coloration that provides them with exquisite camouflage against complex backgrounds. But when an animal moves, camouflage is often thought to be effectively ‘broken’, with the animal becoming instantly visible.
  Movement-science inspired development of upper-limb prostheses for young children
  Dr S Watt, Dr K Valyear
Application Deadline: 1 March 2020

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Project rationale and description. Growing up without a hand poses unique and difficult challenges. Prosthesis provision for infants and young children is extremely limited, and the basic-science principles that inform how children learn to use prosthetic devices are largely unknown.
  Risk, uncertainty, and reward experiences
  Prof R Rogers, Prof J Parkinson, Prof P Downing
Application Deadline: 1 March 2020

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Applications are invited for a 3-year PhD studentship funded by the School of Psychology at Bangor University. The position will start in October 2020.
  Coventry University International Cotutelle PhD Programmes

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Coventry University offers PhD candidates an unparalleled international experience, working alongside world-class researchers through cotutelle PhD programmes at Deakin University, Australia.
  Coventry University International Cotutelle PhD Programmes

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Coventry University offers PhD candidates an unparalleled international experience, working alongside world-class researchers through cotutelle PhD programmes at Deakin University, Australia.
  PhD Scholarships in Psychology

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 . Each year the Department of Psychology offers fully-funded PhD scholarships commencing the following October.
  Energy Resilience and the Built Environment (ERBE CDT) Loughborough and UCL (UK) and MaREI (IRL)

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The EPSRC CDT in Energy Resilience and the Built Environment (ERBE) brings together established energy research centres at Loughborough University (LU) and University College London (UCL) with the MaREI Research Centre (Ireland).
  Energy Resilience and the Built Environment (ERBE CDT) Loughborough and UCL (UK) and MaREI (IRL)

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The EPSRC CDT in Energy Resilience and the Built Environment (ERBE) brings together established energy research centres at Loughborough University (LU) and University College London (UCL) with the MaREI Research Centre (Ireland).
  PhD position in Statistical Genomics/Genetic Epidemiology
  Dr B St Pourcain
Applications accepted all year round

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(Starting salary. € 32,813 p.a.). 4-years full time. Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, the Netherlands. Language & Genetics Department.
  Data-Science Approaches to Better Understand Multimorbidity and Treatment Outcomes in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis
  Prof K Hyrich, Dr G Nenadic, Dr N Geifman, Dr S Shoop-Worrall
Application Deadline: 13 March 2020

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Chronic inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are potentially life-ruining. Not only is the condition itself associated with significant pain and disability, patients are more likely to be diagnosed with other co-morbid conditions.
  Face identity recognition: Exploring the role of observer motion and motion of viewed person
  Dr K Lander, Dr P Warren
Applications accepted all year round

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The ability to identify people around us is crucial to our everyday lives, determining the nature of our social interactions and relationships.
  Infants’ early understanding of word meaning
  Dr A Ferry, Prof A Theakston
Applications accepted all year round

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While children begin to say their first words around 12 months of age, there is evidence that they start to understand the meaning of common words much earlier in development, suggesting that infants have already started to build a vocabulary.
  Perceptual stability in Virtual Reality across the adult lifespan
  Dr P Warren, Dr R Champion
Applications accepted all year round

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When we move, stationary parts of the world around us move on the retina. Of course, usually we correctly interpret this retinal motion as due to our own movement and not movement of the surrounding environment.
  Energy Resilience and the Built Environment (ERBE CDT) Loughborough and UCL (UK) and MaREI (IRL)

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The EPSRC CDT in Energy Resilience and the Built Environment (ERBE) brings together established energy research centres at Loughborough University (LU) and University College London (UCL) with the MaREI Research Centre (Ireland).
  Stress and health: Lifespan stress and cardio-metabolic disease risk pathways through cardiovascular stress reactivity
  Prof AC Whittaker, Dr P Coffee
Applications accepted all year round

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An exciting opportunity for a full-time PhD period of study is available in the Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport, University of Stirling.
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