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Psychology (child) PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

We have 19 Psychology (child) PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

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  Understanding factors that influence behaviour change talk in routine dental care to prevent oral health problems in young children
  Dr S Peters, Dr J Goldthorpe
Applications accepted all year round

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Dental decay is a preventable disease that impacts significantly on children’s development and wellbeing. Tooth extraction due to decayed teeth is the number one reason for hospital admission in young children and in Greater Manchester, a 1/3 of children have dental decay by the time they start school.
  Organizational Reputations and Media Responses to Blame [ political psychology and public policy]
  Dr T Capelos
Applications accepted all year round

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This project investigates how organizational reputations can predict the types of responses international business organizations provide when implicated in scandals or allegations of bad business practice, such as child labour or unsafe working conditions.
  Navigating contemporary parenting cultures (a critical psychological perspective)
  Research Group: Psychology
  Prof A Locke
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD applications (including a brief proposal) are currently being welcomed from students who wish to conduct research into parenting within contemporary society, in particular parenting under precarity.
  The impact of male partners on breastfeeding initiation, exclusivity, and continuation: An investigation of new and expectant fathers in the UK
  Dr E Doe
Applications accepted all year round

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Applications are invited for a PhD research student on a project assessing the role male partners play in the initiation, exclusivity and continuation of breastfeeding, with the ultimate aim of intervention design.
  Health and Social Care PhD Opportunities at School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research (SSPSSR)

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 We are offering three 3-year PhD scholarships (full-time or 5 years part-time) to be based in the Centre for Health Services Studies (CHSS) and Personal Social Services Research Unit (PSSRU) in the School of Social Policy and Social Research (SSPSSR), University of Kent.
  Autonomic Regulation in Individuals with Childhood Maltreatment History
  Dr A Debowska, Dr L Levita
Applications accepted all year round

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The adverse effects of child maltreatment on mental and physical health are well documented in the literature. Although direct pathways via physiological mechanisms have been proposed for this association, research using biomarkers elucidating autonomic regulation in childhood maltreatment survivors is rare.
  The cognitive building blocks of early maths skills
  Dr E Blakey
Applications accepted all year round

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Maths skills at school entry predict a child’s academic success across a range of domains both concurrently and years later. Furthermore, there is an achievement gap between children from lower socioeconomic homes compared to children from higher socioeconomic homes.
  Speaking up about unethical behaviour
  Research Group: Institute of Work Psychology (IWP)
  Dr S Brooks, Dr M Patterson
Applications accepted all year round

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Acts of unethical behaviour can be particularly devastating for organisations, both in terms of performance and reputation.
  Research opportunities in the Department of Psychology

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Our Department of Psychology is among the world's top psychology departments*, excelling in both teaching and research. We offer two research degree programmes.
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