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  Vision in Social Contexts
  Prof A Sahraie, Prof N Macrae
Application Deadline: 9 June 2019

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A funded PhD studentship is available to study vision in social contexts under the supervision of Arash Sahraie and Neil Macrae. Candidates must have a First or an Upper Second Class degree in Psychology with extensive experience of conducting laboratory based research.
  Empowering consumers in threatening market contexts
  Research Group: Applied, Social and Health Psychology Research Group
  Dr M Zawisza, Dr D McDermott
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.
  Extending social perception theories to advertising context
  Research Group: Applied, Social and Health Psychology Research Group
  Dr M Zawisza, Dr D McDermott
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.
  The impact of transcultural migration on body image and disordered eating
  Research Group: Applied, Social and Health Psychology Research Group
  Prof V Swami
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.
  Understanding mealtime: are an individual’s attitudes to meal composition predictive of what they eat and is this an effective target for dietary advice?
  Research Group: Applied, Social and Health Psychology Research Group
  Dr S Forwood, Dr L Smith
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.
  Assessment of premorbid cognitive ability
  Research Group: Brain and Cognition Research Group
  Prof P Bright, Dr I van der Linde
Applications accepted all year round

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Proposed supervisory team. Prof Peter Bright ([email protected] anglia.ac.uk), (Psychology),. Dr Ian van der Linde ([email protected] )(Computing & Information Science).
  Construction and attentional control of complex thought and behaviour
  Research Group: Brain and Cognition Research Group
  Prof P Bright, Dr M Pake, Dr I van der Linde
Applications accepted all year round

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Proposed supervisory team. Prof Peter Bright ([email protected]), Dr Mike Pake, ([email protected]) Dr Ian van der Linde ([email protected] ).
  Development of prospective memory in early childhood
  Research Group: Brain and Cognition Research Group
  Dr R Ford
Applications accepted all year round

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Proposed supervisory team. Dr Ruth Ford ([email protected]). https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-technology/about/psychology/our-staff/ruth-ford.
  Embodied learning: How motor difficulties constrain learning during parent-child interaction in infants/toddlers with Down syndrome and Williams syndrome
  Research Group: Brain and Cognition Research Group
  Dr D D'Souza, Dr H D'Souza, Dr J Lambie
Applications accepted all year round

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Proposed supervisory team. Dr Dean D’Souza ([email protected])- (Anglia Ruskin University), Dr Hana D’Souza - (Cambridge University), Dr John Lambie ([email protected])- (Anglia Ruskin University).
  What can pregnancy tell us about maternal behaviour? A neurohormonal investigation
  Research Group: Brain and Cognition Research Group
  Dr J Aspell, Dr F Cardini
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Brain and Cognition Research Group - https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/brain-and-cognition.
  Neurocognitive mechanisms of social perception
  Prof P Downing
Application Deadline: 15 June 2019

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Project rationale and description. My research is in the area of social perception.
  Help-seeking for symptoms of cancer among black and minority ethnic (BME) people in the UK
  Prof B Grunfeld
Applications accepted all year round

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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

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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.
  Advanced regression analysis or model for Wellbeing
  Prof K Yu
Applications accepted all year round

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Wellbeing is taking centre stage in policy-making and the measurement of national success. Analysing wellbeing involves in challenges due to its measurement variety and choice as well somehow difficulty to explore the link between wellbeing and other factors.
  Developmental dyslexia: a multi-sensory approach
  Dr B Jennings, Prof T Wydell
Applications accepted all year round

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The aim of the proposed project will be to investigate the multi-sensory integration of light and sound information, i.e., the combination of processing in the visual and auditory systems, in children and young adults with developmental dyslexia.
  Multitasking abilities – Are computerised laboratory tasks predictive of real-world tasks?
  Dr A Szameitat, Dr A Parton
Applications accepted all year round

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Multitasking, i.e. the concurrent performance of two or more tasks, has been investigated in many different domains. In Cognitive Psychology, experimental paradigms such as the task switching paradigm or the dual-task paradigm of the Psychological Refractory Period (PRP) are the most widely used multitasking paradigms.
  PhD opportunities in Public Health and Health Promotion at Brunel University London

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Qualification type. MPhil / PhD. Location. Uxbridge, London. Mode of study. Full-time and Part-time.
  PhD In Medicine - The Psychological and Physical Impact of Stroke on Carers and Relatives in Wales
  Dr J Hewitt
Application Deadline: 28 June 2019

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In this project you will investigate the emotional and physical burden experienced by the people who care for people affected by stroke.
  Computational modelling of memory processing in sleep
  Research Group: Cognitive Neuroscience
  Prof P Lewis
Application Deadline: 30 June 2019

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How does the brain store memories? Various computational models exist to explain this, but none of these incorporate sleep.
  Multimodal understanding of intentional decision in the human brain
  Research Group: Cognitive Neuroscience
  Dr J Zhang
Application Deadline: 10 June 2019

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Our environment constantly demands decisions, and we can intentionally make decisions to fulfill our goals and desires. How does the human brain decide based on intention? What may influence our intentional decisions? This research aims to address to address these long-standing questions in human cognition.
  Mapping subicular mnemonic circuitry
  Dr J O'Neill
Application Deadline: 30 June 2019

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The formation of memory for places and events represents a systems level process that engages multiple brain regions, coordinated by the hippocampus and subiculum.
  Towards a mechanistic understanding of why age increases the behaviorally impairing effects ofinflammation on the brain
  Prof N Harrison
Application Deadline: 30 June 2019

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This studentship offers an outstanding opportunity for a talented PhD student to join an internationally leading group investigating how inflammation in the body acts on the brain to impair human mood, motivation and cognition.
  PhD Studentships in Psychology

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 The Department of Psychology at Goldsmiths, University of London invites applications for PhD studentships in the academic year 2019-20.
  PhD Scholarships in Psychology

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 . Each year the Department of Psychology offers fully-funded PhD scholarships commencing the following October.
  Experiencing physical activity across the life-course: The case of injured rugby players
  Dr T Williams, Prof A Sparkes
Application Deadline: 31 May 2019

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This PhD studentship will be conducted with the RFU Injured Players Foundation (IPF). The IPF provides support and information to rugby players in England who have sustained catastrophic injuries, such as spinal cord injury (SCI), playing the game.
  Energy Resilience and the Built Environment (ERBE CDT) fully funded PhDs at Loughborough, UCL (UK) and MaREI (IRL)

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The new EPSRC CDT in Energy Resilience and the Built Environment (ERBE) brings together established energy research centres at Loughborough University (LU) and University College London (UCL) together with the MaREI Research Centre (MaREI) (Ireland).
  Motivation and Health Behaviours: to explore why health goal failures occur despite the presence of motivation
  Dr IM Taylor
Application Deadline: 1 September 2019

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Loughborough University is a top-ten rated university in England for research intensity (REF2014) and an outstanding 66% of the work of Loughborough’s academic staff who were eligible to be submitted to the REF was judged as ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’, compared to a national average figure of 43%.
  PhD Studentship – Improving sports participation in adults living with hearing loss
  Dr D Maidment
Application Deadline: 7 June 2019

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Application details. Reference number. SSEHS/DM. Start date of studentship. 1st October 2019. Closing date of advert. 7th June 2019.
  PhD Studentship: Investigating the link between attentional biases and holistic perception, and their functional roles in changing behaviour
  Dr T Wilcockson
Application Deadline: 30 June 2019

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Application details. Reference number. SSEHS/TW. Start date of studentship. 1st October 2019. Closing date of advert. 30th June 2019.
  Sleep management in low and medium secure mental health units
  Dr I Hartescu
Application Deadline: 30 June 2019

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Application details. Reference number. SSEHS/IH. Start date of studentship. 01 October 2019. Closing date of advert. 30 June 2019.
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