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  The socioecological drivers of tourist decisions and their influence on wildlife tourism sustainability
  Dr D Lusseau, Dr S Cerroni
Application Deadline: 31 January 2019
An ever-increasing number of people use nature for recreation and tourism across all ecoregions. Those activities now threaten the conservation of 5930 species and marine coastal regions are particularly affected (Lusseau & Mancini 2018).
  Effectiveness of cognitive training in ageing: an individual-centred approach
  Prof P Bright, Dr F Panin
Application Deadline: 3 March 2019
Research Area. Ageing. The utility of so called ‘brain training’ techniques for improving cognitive abilities is widely debated. Claims that they have a positive impact on structural and/or functional integrity of the brain are reported in the media, but are typically unsupported by sound empirical evidence.
  The psychology of problem gambling: A mixed methods approach.
  Prof R Tunney, Dr M Larkin
Application Deadline: 17 February 2019
The Harms Paradox. When matched for levels of alcohol consumption people from deprived communities suffer greater ill-health than people from more affluent communities (Mackenbach et al, 2015).
  Foundations of reading in typical, dyslexic and bilingual populations.
  Dr M Jones
Application Deadline: 1 March 2019
Applications are invited for a 3-year PhD studentship funded by the School of Psychology at Bangor University. The position will start in October 2019.
  Mapping the consequences of peripheral nerve transection and repair on brain organisation and hand function.
  Dr K Valyear
Application Deadline: 1 March 2019
Project. When a nerve of the hand is cut, the signalling between the hand and brain is disrupted, and as a consequence, the brain changes.
  Movement-science inspired development of upper-limb prostheses for young children
  Dr S Watt, Dr K Valyear
Application Deadline: 1 February 2019
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.
  Neurocognitive mechanisms of person perception
  Prof P Downing
Application Deadline: 1 March 2019
Project rationale and description. Prof Downing’s research is in the area of social perception. What are the neurocognitive mechanisms that transform perceptual data into reliable, socially-relevant signals about the people around us? Some recent and current studies in the lab examine.
  Training-induced changes in the cerebral processing of sound.
  Dr P Bestelmeyer
Application Deadline: 1 February 2019
Project rationale and description. The project will focus on training-induced changes in the cerebral processing of sound in healthy participants as well as participants with mild or moderate hearing loss.
  Help-seeking for symptoms of cancer among black and minority ethnic (BME) people in the UK
  Prof B Grunfeld
Applications accepted all year round
There is sustained evidence for enduring racial and ethnic disparities in health status and outcomes (Mayberry et al., 2000).
  Risk and resilience factors for psychosocial outcomes following breast reconstruction following breast cancer
  Prof B Grunfeld
Applications accepted all year round
There are mixed psychosocial outcomes following breast reconstruction; there are variations in self-reported mood, fear of recurrence, satisfaction with the reconstruction and body image concerns.
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