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We have 24 Health Sciences PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships in Sheffield

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We have 24 Health Sciences PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships in Sheffield

GTA Programme in Health and Social Care

Applications are invited for Graduate Teaching Assistant PhD scholarships in Health, aligned to the departments of Nursing and Midwifery and Allied Health Professions, commencing 4th October 2021. Read more

PhD in Social Research in the Sheffield Methods Institute

White Rose Social Sciences Doctoral Training Partnership Studentships 2021/22. Nominations are now open for White Rose Social Sciences Doctoral Training Partnership (WRDTP) Studentships commencing in October 2021. Read more

Examining the extent to which planning moderates intention-behaviour relations for various health-related behaviours

Intention is the most proximal determinant of future behaviour in many models of health behaviour. However, there is a less-than-perfect relationship between people’s intention and their behaviour – the “intention-behaviour gap”. Read more

Habit and health behaviour: to examine the impact of habit strength on a range of health-related behaviours

Past behaviour is typically found to be the strongest predictor of future behaviour. When this occurs it is usually taken to reflect the operation of habits – i.e., learned sequences of acts that have become automatic responses to specific cues. Read more

How do deaf babies learn to communicate? A comparison of parent-infant interaction in Deaf and hearing families

Good early communication skills from an important foundation for children’s later education and social interactions. Infant deafness often creates significant barriers in learning these skills. Read more

Identifying the neural processes underlying skilled anticipation in sport

A large body of evidence indicates that skilled sports players can anticipate the actions of their opponents more accurately than novices, for example in sports such as tennis. Read more

Reducing prejudice and discrimination

Prejudice and discrimination against people based on their race (i.e., racism) remains a significant issue in the UK. For example, a recent survey indicates that 64% of Britons with a Black ethnic background report experiencing racism (Abrams et al., 2018). Read more

Self-organisation as a theory of brain development

Self-organisation is a general theory of how function is assigned to cortical microcircuits. The theory predicts that a balance between cooperative and competitive interactions in local cortical circuits, consolidated by Hebbian learning, results in similar inputs being represented by nearby neurons. Read more

The development of well being and its links with psychopathology

Nurturing psychological well being across development has become an important issue in educational policy. Debate continues over the extent to which well being is at the opposite end of a continuum of psychopathology or whether it is a separable construct. Read more

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