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  PhD programmes in Liberal Arts

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Mary Immaculate College (MIC) offers a diverse suite of postgraduate programmes in Liberal Arts to masters and doctoral level. Be part of an innovative and creative learning environment with student supports, graduate skills training and a range of financial supports.
  Digital manikins as a novel tool to measure self-reported pain in large-scale research studies
  Dr S Van der Veer, Prof W Dixon
Applications accepted all year round

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Moderate to severe pain affects 1 in 5 adults. It is among the most prominent symptoms of musculoskeletal disease, and substantially affects the quality of life of people suffering from it.
  Developing a Sustainability Index
  Dr K Fryer, Dr G Whittam
Applications accepted all year round

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Project reference number. GSBS-2019-119.
  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.
  PhD in Business, Economics and Social Sciences – 55 scholarships available

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The Graduate School of Economic and Social Sciences (GESS) at the University of Mannheim offers excellent opportunities for academically talented and highly motivated students with a quantitative orientation to pursue their doctoral degree in Business, Economics and the Social Sciences.
  Interplay between psychological processes and cultural contexts
  Dr T Imada
Applications accepted all year round

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Much of the psychological literature is based on the research findings from Western cultures, and we cannot assume that such psychological findings can be generalized to people in non-Western cultures.
  An investigation of psychological and clinical factors associated with the development of chronic or persistent pain in children and young people with inflammatory and non-inflammatory musculoskeletal conditions.
  Dr L Cordingley, Prof W Thomson, Dr R Lee, Dr J McDonagh
Applications accepted all year round

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Background. Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA) is an inflammatory arthritis presenting in children and young people. Pain is one of the main features of JIA and it is often described as one of the most burdensome yet invisible symptoms of this long-term condition.
  Investigating how tactile cues can influence people’s perception of healthy food.
  Research Group: Applied, Social and Health Psychology Research Group
  Dr C Jansson-Boyd
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Applied, Social and Health Psychology Research Group - http://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-technology/research/our-research-institutes-and-groups/applied-social-and-health-psychology.
  Lancaster University Faculty of Health & Medicine, Division of Health Research

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Study for a PhD by blended learning. Profile Description. The Division of Health Research is committed to pursuing world-class research.
  Trust In Autonomous Vehicles
  Prof J Giacomin
Applications accepted all year round

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Problem Statement. Several recent research studies have suggested that “lack of trust” is one of the major factors which is slowing the commercial introduction of autonomous vehicles.
  Swimming Markup Language
  Dr C Bartneck, Dr C. Petersen
Application Deadline: 1 March 2020

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Swimming is one of the healthiest workouts and tracking one’s progress is a great motivator. However, sharing swim workout sets and viewing these on today’s wide range of available displays remains difficult.
  Improving care and support for psychological morbidity in patients with advanced COPD and their informal carers (FarquharMU19SF)
  Dr M Farquhar, Dr J Cross
Application Deadline: 31 May 2020

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a common chronic respiratory condition with high symptom-burden, slow relentless progressive impact, substantial informal carer-burden and high service use.
  The relationship between social cognition, bodily movement and functions of the neurobiological basis for social alignment
  Dr H Gvirts
Applications accepted all year round

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Applications are invited for a fully-funded Ph.D. to begin in October 2019. The candidate will work with Dr. Hila Z. Gvirts on the relationship between social cognition, bodily movement and functions of the neurobiological basis for social alignment.
  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.
  Pupils’ Experiences of and Involvement in School Curriculum Reforms
  Dr P Hemming, Dr K Smith
Application Deadline: 3 February 2020

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Cardiff University School of Social Sciences invites applications for PhD study with the possibility of being awarded a fully-funded ESRC DTP Studentship, available to start in October 2020, which is available in the area of Education.
  Swansea University ESRC Wales Doctoral Training Partnership General Studentships 2020

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Swansea University, supported by the ESRC Doctoral Training Partnership for Wales (Wales DTP), invites applications for PhD study, with the possibility of being awarded a fully-funded ESRC DTP studentship.
  Effective Implementation of digital health technologies
  Prof D Dowding
Application Deadline: 31 January 2020

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The PhD project will be located within the work of the National Institute for Health Research Applied Health Research Collaboration Greater Manchester (ARC-GM) Digital Health Theme.
  Competitive PhD scholarship opportunities at the School of Anthropology and Conservation (SAC)

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The. School. has an international reputation for the. research. of its academic staff, many of whom are leaders in their respective fields.
  FoodBioSystems DTP - Investigation into sustainability labelling of food and implications for the consumer and the food industry
  Dr A Mauchline, Prof M Dean
Application Deadline: 6 March 2020

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Research Group. FOODBIOSYSTEMS BBSRC DTP. There is a real challenge to produce enough food in a sustainable way to feed the growing global population.
  The cognitive Neuroscience of Attention and Working Memory, and Causal Functional Connectivity.
  Dr E Feredoes
Applications accepted all year round

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Our lab uses cutting-edge combinations of neuroimaging and analytic techniques to investigate aspects of human cognition. Specifically, we’re interested in the following.
  Sensory Navigation: Reading the Sensescape of a City
  Dr Carolina Vasilikou, Prof L Shao
Applications accepted all year round

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Sensory navigation proposes to introduce a novel way of experiencing the city centre of Reading, through the senses, including the visual, thermal, acoustic, visual and olfactory environment.
  Determinants and psychological correlates of sustained behaviour change and recovery from addiction
  Prof M Field
Applications accepted all year round

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Although difficult, many people who are addicted to alcohol or drugs eventually recover from their addiction, often without any formal treatment.
  The effectiveness of nurture groups for secondary school pupils
  Dr C Lennox, Dr Sandra Flynn
Applications accepted all year round

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Children with emotional difficulties often experience problems at school, especially around academic progress and within peer relationships.
  The influence of agency and engagement with animals on conservation and welfare education in zoos
  Dr K Jensen, Dr S Shulltz
Applications accepted all year round

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A defining role of zoos and museums is to educate visitors about animal welfare and conservation. One important aspect for the educational value of zoos and museums is the emotional connections visitors form.
  The representation of syntax in English and Mandarin Chinese
  Dr B Yao, Dr A Stewart
Applications accepted all year round

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How syntax (language structure) is mentally represented in the brain is an ancient and challenging question in cognitive sciences.
  Handedness and brain asymmetries: neuroimaging and behaviour
  Dr D Carey
Application Deadline: 1 March 2020

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Supervisor. Dr. David Carey. Project rationale and description. My team work on the relationships between handedness and brain symmetry.
  MedReach: Online Continuing Professional Development for Critical Care Nurses in LMICs
  Dr B Young, Dr G Cassidy
Applications accepted all year round

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SCEBE-19-028. Continuing Professional Development (CPD) supports nurses to maintain and enhance confidence in theory and practice, build networks of support and develop and maintain efficacy of professional competencies/skills.
  Development, validation and interpretation of the rheumatoid arthritis foot disease activity index for routine clinical practice in rheumatology
  Dr G Hendry, Prof M Steultjens, Dr S Smith
Application Deadline: 3 February 2020

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REF SHLS-20005 Hendry. Inflammatory arthritis (synovitis) commonly affects the foot and ankle in rheumatic diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis.
  Is song a superstimulus for language learning? An interventional study
  Prof L Stewart, Dr C Addyman
Application Deadline: 2 March 2020

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Apply to Goldsmiths, University of London for a place to study by Monday 20 January 2020. Apply for SeNSS studentship funding by 12.00pm on Monday 2 March 2020.
  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.
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