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  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.
  Characteristics of digital hoarding Behaviours (Ref: SF20/PSY/NEAVE2)
  Prof N Neave
Applications accepted all year round

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Project Rationale and Description* [300 words max].
  Crowdsourcing Social Support: Using Virtual Reality to Examine the Effects of Self-Disclosure on Psychological Outcomes (Ref: SF20/PSY/BROWN)
  Dr G Brown
Applications accepted all year round

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Current social media technologies allow individuals unprecedented possibilities for sharing information about themselves to large groups, expanding connections and opportunities for social support, thus potentially improving mental health, but the Centre for Mental Health has stated that much remains unknown about how posting on social media influences young people’s well-being.
  Does visual working memory store perceptual evidence during decision-making? (Ref: SF20/PSY/RAJSIC)
  Dr J Rajsic
Applications accepted all year round

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Current approaches to perceptual decision-making consider it to be process of evidence accumulation towards a bound, as is captured by sequential-sampling models.
  Exploring the different ‘types’ of hoarding (Ref: SF20/PSY/NEAVE1)
  Prof N Neave
Applications accepted all year round

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Hoarding Disorder (HD) is when a person accumulates items to such an extent that their living conditions become extremely cluttered.
  How does the digital world affect mental and physical well being? (Ref: SF20/PSY/COVENTRY)
  Prof L Coventry
Applications accepted all year round

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The digital world (e.g. the internet, mobile phones, smart homes) is an integral part of our daily lives and is becoming an increasingly important means of sustaining the health and wellbeing of people worldwide.
  Mechanisms underpinning competition: The science behind winning (Ref: SF20/SER/HETTINGA2)
  Prof F Hettinga
Applications accepted all year round

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Sport is an ideal scenario to explore psychological as well as (neuro) physiological mechanisms underpinning competition. In middle distance and endurance sports such as athletics, rowing, cycling or speed skating, an athlete’s pacing strategy is widely recognized as an essential determinant for performance.
  Ready, Set, Go: Promoting and preserving health and wellbeing in children and adolescents (Ref: SF20/SER/HETTINGA1)
  Prof F Hettinga
Applications accepted all year round

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As part of our Child and Adolescent Research Exchange (CARE) initiative, we offer an extensive range of research opportunities in the field of sports, exercise and health.
  The Power of Positivity: Positive Expressive Writing and Wellbeing (Ref: SF20/PSY/SMITH)
  Dr M Smith
Applications accepted all year round

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Expressive writing paradigms, which involve writing about emotive topics, have been shown to benefit psychological and physical health.
  What is the impact of the Academic Health Sciences Network on the health and economy of the North of England? (ref: AHSN19/PSY/DEARY)
  Dr V Deary, Prof T Rapley
Application Deadline: 1 May 2020

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The Academic Health Sciences Networks (AHSNs) were set up to enable collaborations between industry, academia and the NHS. Their aim is to enable and accelerate the spread of health innovations, and through doing this to have a beneficial impact on patient and population health and also the regional economy.
  Determinants of Information selection during vision
  Dr I Mareschal
Application Deadline: 3 May 2020

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A fully funded PhD studentship is available to start in September 2020 supervised by Dr Isabelle Mareschal and co-supervised by Professor Peter Bex (Northeastern University, USA), Dr Antoine Coutrot (Nantes, France) and Dr Olivier LeMeur (IRISA, Rennes, France).
  Our Mission: to Educate, Nurture and Discover for the benefit of Human Health

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Our ultimate purpose is to work in service of patients. RCSI was founded by Royal Charter on 11th February 1784, to set and support professional standards for surgical training and practice in Ireland.
  Departmental and SeNSS ESRC PhD Studentships in Psychology at Royal Holloway

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The Department of Psychology at Royal Holloway, University of London invites applications for PhD Studentships starting in the academic year 2019-20.
  Perceptual-cognitive expertise in dynamic, time-constrained tasks
  Dr J North, Dr A Roca, Dr C Murphy
Applications accepted all year round

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Title. Perceptual-cognitive expertise in dynamic, time-constrained tasks. Based in. Research Centre for Applied Performance Science, Faculty of Sport, Health, and Applied Science, St Mary’s University, Twickenham, London.
  Biologically-Plausible Continual Learning
  Dr K Chen
Applications accepted all year round

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Continual learning (aka lifelong learning) refers to a problem on how a learning system learns multiple tasks in succession over the lifespan where later tasks do not degrade the performance of the system learned for the earlier tasks and, ideally, the system can leverage the knowledge learned in previous tasks to facilitate learning the new tasks better.
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