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King’s College London MRC Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) Studentships in Biomedical Sciences

King's College London are seeking students of academic excellence to join our Health Faculties. Health is the dominant and unifying theme at King's College London which is internationally recognised for the excellence in biomedical and health research and training. Read more

Behavioural & biological analysis of dissociable aspects of reward processing

  Research Group: Behavioural Neuroscience
It is essential for a healthy organism to respond appropriately to rewarding events (e.g. foods). Thus investigating the biological substrates of reward processing offers key insights into both normal behaviour and the deficits seen in psychiatric disorders. Read more

Escape Room: Psychophysioloical measurements of decision-making in an immersive environment (SambrookT_U22PSY)

This PhD project investigates the biological and computational mechanisms of human decision making. You will explore how moment-to-moment decisions arise from the interplay of three separate behavioural controllers in our decision-making circuitry. Read more

Using echolocation and sensory substitution devices to guide navigation by blind individuals. (KolarikA_U22PSY)

Blindness and low vision are prevalent conditions, including almost 2 million people in the UK, for whom hearing plays a fundamental role in navigating the environment and supporting independent daily activities. Read more

Spatial language and spatial cognition (CoventryK_U22PSY)

Talking about where objects are located (e.g. in the cup; in front of the cinema; to the left of the stapler; this phone, etc.) is an essential part of language and is underpinned by both linguistic and visuospatial brain networks. Read more

Homesickness: Causes, Consequences, Cures. (CoulsonM_U22PSY)

Homesickness is an important factor affecting the wellbeing of people who move from an identified home to a new place, whether for reasons of work, study, political upheaval, war, or natural events. Read more

Perceived Loneliness in Brain and Behaviour (BengtssonS_U22PSY)

Perceived loneliness is characterized by a willingness to get to know new friends, but at the same an elevated unconscious fear of strangers (Cacioppo et al., 2011). This PhD project will investigate the interplay between conflicting conscious and unconscious processes (Bengtsson et al., 2011); how the conflict is reflected in brain activity, by using fMRI, and behaviour. Read more

Using individualised feedback to improve professional practice in health care

The aim of this PhD scholarship is to investigate the mechanisms by which feedback drives learning and improvement in professional practice for healthcare professionals. There are well-known variations in the quality of health care, which cut across all healthcare systems and specialties. Read more

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