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Social Science & Health PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships in Reading

We have 56 Social Science & Health PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships in Reading

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We have 56 Social Science & Health PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships in Reading

Improving community engagement in renewable energy developments

Many of UK’s renewal energy developments that obtain government sanctioned approval to proceed, but not ’community approval’, are compounding the NIMBY oppositions that often lead to protracted conflicts between communities, industries and governments which in turn results in significant social, political and economic costs to the interests of all concerned. Read more

Understanding and managing cultural diversity on UK construction sites

Despite stringent health and safety regulations, the construction industry continues to suffer the highest proportions of fatalities and injuries of all major UK industries. Read more

Moving together in time: the effects of coordinated movements on physical performance, social cognition and overall wellbeing

Our Social Cognition and Movement Rehabilitation Lab (SCMR) investigates various topics on the role of non˗verbal behaviours in everyday conversations, social-cognitive effects of interpersonal synchrony (two or more individuals moving together in time) and explores movement interventions (e.g. Read more

Auditory cognition and human factors

Expressions of interest are invited on any topics related to either auditory cognition and working memory or to human factors as they relate to energy conservation and climate change. Read more

Music and language processing in autism and amusia

Music and language are fundamental traits of human existence. They both rely on complex sound sequences to convey meaning. It has been hotly debated whether the two are processed through distinct cognitive modules or using shared mechanisms. Read more

Psychological intervention, cognitive training, functional rehabilitation and well-being in clinical populations with brain degeneration

The concept of human well-being is a fundamental aspect of our existence and is often particularly vulnerable upon diagnosis and/or progression of long-term neurological conditions for which there is no cure, such as Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and Huntington’s disease. Read more

Appetite across the lifespan

"Appetite research is of importance at key stages of the lifespan for different reasons. In infancy, childhood, and adolescence developing healthy eating behaviours can lead to healthy habits and diets that carry through into adulthood. Read more

Flexibility in Energy Demand - the role of technology

Change in electricity generation sources and increasing energy demand are bringing into question the ability of existing energy distribution networks to cope with greater variation in supply by network management measures. Read more

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