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University of Birmingham Psychology PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

We have 18 University of Birmingham Psychology PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

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  Emotions, Political Tolerance and the Young [ political psychology international politics ]
  Dr T Capelos
Applications accepted all year round

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This collaborative project with Dr. Harriet Tenenbaum (University of Surrey, Psychology) combines political science and psychology research to understand the impact of anger and fear on young people’s perceptions of asylum seekers and reasoning about their rights.
  Individual and Collective Emotions in Austerity Politics in Greece [ political psychology european politics / policy ]
  Dr T Capelos
Applications accepted all year round

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We are currently collecting qualitative and quantitative data on emotional reactions during the financial crisis in Greece to establish how individual and collective emotions can explain public reactions to austerity politics..
  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.
  Political Emotions and BrExit [ political psychology European British politics
  Dr T Capelos
Applications accepted all year round

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This project, designed collaboratively with Dr. Exadaktylos from the University of Surrey, investigates the role of emotionality in the context of political and public debates on Britain’s exit from the EU.
  Political Radicalization, Emotionality and Political Values [ political psychology international politics]
  Dr T Capelos
Applications accepted all year round

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This project examines the psychological determinants of political radicalization in the context of the recent economic crisis.
  Political reputations, trust and blame [ political psychology international politics / relations]
  Dr T Capelos
Applications accepted all year round

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This project examines the affective and cognitive components of reputations of political institutions and leaders as determinants of political accountability.
  The Role of Emotionality in International Mediation [ political psychology international politics / relations ]
  Dr T Capelos
Applications accepted all year round

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Research demonstrates that perceptions of emotional reactions are important determinants of the strategies international mediators adopt in the context of mediation.
  Values and political orientations of India’s middle class [ political psychology international politics / development ]
  Dr T Capelos
Applications accepted all year round

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With Dr. Ipshita Basu at Westminster University we are investigating the role of values and emotions as determinants of the political orientations of India’s middle class.
  The impact of genomics education on professional practice
  Dr S Buckley, Prof J Parry, Dr H Brown
Application Deadline: 29 September 2019

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In October 2018, NHS England launched a world leading Genomic Medicine Service that builds on 30+ years’ experience of delivering clinical and laboratory genetic services, and on advances in whole genome sequencing resulting from the 100,000 genomes project.
  Funded PhD position in variable autonomy Human-Robot systems in extreme environments
  Dr M Chiou, Prof R Stolkin
Applications accepted all year round

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Robotics systems used in time- and safety-critical domains (e.g. disaster response, nuclear decommissioning) are often remotely teleoperated, with little or no autonomy used to assist the human operator.
  Assessing and improving the reliability of memory evidence from children
  Dr M. Colloff, Dr H Flowe
Applications accepted all year round

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Last year, 1 in 10 children were victims of crime (ONS, 2018). The number of children contributing memory evidence by providing police statements and courtroom testimony has increased by 60% according to the most recently available data (2006-2009; Plotnikoff & Woolfson, 2011).
  Increasing the Quality of Rape Survivor Memory Evidence
  Dr H Flowe, Dr M. Colloff
Applications accepted all year round

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Recent research has found that witnesses and rape victims (Flowe et al., in press; Flowe et al., 2016) strive to volunteer their strongest memories and withhold weaker ones, which enables them to avoid providing erroneous information.
  Innovating Eyewitness Identification Procedures
  Dr H Flowe, Dr M. Colloff
Applications accepted all year round

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This project develops a new technology for administering lineups. Although eyewitnesses of crimes likely encode perpetrators from different angles (front, three-quarter, profile etc.), little research has considered how a witness’s encoding view of a perpetrator influences their subsequent identification behavior.
  Perception in a dynamic multisensory world
  Prof U Noppeney
Applications accepted all year round

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The aim of this project is to unravel the computations and neural mechanisms that enable us to perceive, understand and interact effectively with the dynamic multisensory world around us.
  Peer led storytelling intervention for individuals with cancer
  Dr A Soundy
Applications accepted all year round

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The most recent developments in my research is the establishment and benefits of story telling for people with cancer. We have developed an intervention training package for health care professionals that needs testing.
  Psychological, Physiological, and Behavioural Responses to Stress
  Dr S Williams
Applications accepted all year round

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By its very nature, sport and physical activity can be very stressful. How an individual responds to these demands, and whether they appraise this stress as challenging or threatening can influence whether they excel or fall to pieces in such situations.
  Psychosocial factors influencing use of performance enhancing drugs in sport and exercise
  Dr I D Boardley
Applications accepted all year round

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This project can be offered either on a full-time or a part-time basis. Please email the prospective supervisor for more details.
  Understanding the experience of burnout within cancer therapists
  Dr A Soundy
Applications accepted all year round

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This project will look to undertake. The PhD will include the following elements; (1) an integrative review of past interventions for health care professionals who have suffered burnout.
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