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Psychology & Psychiatry PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships in the UK

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  Sounds in the womb: fetal reactions to what they hear
  Dr N Reissland
Applications accepted all year round

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Fetuses can hear from around the 23rd week of gestation. They are exposed to a variety of language and non-language sounds in the womb.
  The eyes have it: fetal reactions to visual stimulation
  Dr N Reissland
Applications accepted all year round

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The womb is not entirely dark and hence fetuses can perceive light. It is not clear what fetuses might be able to perceive and in what detail they might be able to “see” which has implications for cognitive development.
  An exploration of professionals’ decision making in the protection of vulnerable adults
  Dr M Kettle, Dr S Grant
Applications accepted all year round

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Project reference number. SHLS019024. The recent Care Inspectorate thematic inspection of Adult Support and Protection in Scotland highlights a number of key issues.
  Measuring Visual Sensitivity to Emotional Facial Expressions in Health and Disease
  Dr A Logan, Dr U Shahani, Prof G Loffler
Applications accepted all year round

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Project reference number. SHLS19031. Humans tend to leak emotion through facial expressions. A brief glimpse of a face is often sufficient to determine that an individual is feeling happy, sad, angry or surprised.
  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 2020-21.
  4-year MRC/Sackler PhD fellowship in Neurodevelopmental Disorders

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Outstanding students are sought for our prestigious, fully funded PhD programme at the MRC Centre for Neurodevelopmental Disorders, based at King's College London.
  King’s College London MRC Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) Studentships in Biomedical Sciences

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King's College London are seeking students of academic excellence to join our Health Faculties. Health is the dominant and unifying theme at King's College London which is internationally recognised for the excellence in biomedical and health research and training.
  Wellcome Trust Four-Year Wellcome Trust PhD Training Programme in Neuro-Immune Interactions in Health and Disease

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We would like to invite you to apply to a ground-breaking new PhD Programme providing interdisciplinary 4-year doctoral training in neuro-immune interactions in a supportive and diverse environment.
  Community pharmacists’ role and training in anti-doping: Extending the SAFE YOU project
  Mr P Crilly, Prof A Petroczi, Dr R Kayyali
Applications accepted all year round

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‘Doping’ describes the use of prohibited substances (e.g. anabolic androgenic steroids), or methods (e.g. manipulation of blood) by athletes to improve athletic performance.
  PhD Scholarships in Psychology

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 . Each year the Department of Psychology offers fully-funded PhD scholarships commencing the following October.
  Men with fertility problems are at increased risk of future health problems, this PhD will examine their psychosocial and clinical support needs
  Dr L Ashley, Prof G Jones, Prof B Gough, Prof A Pacey
Application Deadline: 18 November 2019

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Men with fertility problems are at increased risk of future health problems including cancer.
  Novel risk factors for heat strain in military recruits
  Prof N Walsh
Application Deadline: 11 December 2019

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PhD Studentship (4 years). Applications are invited for a four-year, full-time PhD studentship supervised by Prof Neil Walsh and his team in the School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, Liverpool John Moores University.
  Energy Resilience and the Built Environment (ERBE CDT) fully funded PhDs at Loughborough, UCL (UK) and MaREI (IRL)
Application Deadline: 6 September 2019

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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).
  PhD Studentship: The Effects of Autonomous Vehicles on Vulnerable Road Users
  Dr A Morris
Application Deadline: 24 November 2019

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Application details. Reference number. 19/20 APM/AF. Start date of studentship. January 2020. Closing date of advert. 24 November 2019.
  Language and numerical cognition: Does the language that we conduct maths in affect our performance?
  Dr I Xenidou-Dervou
Application Deadline: 31 July 2020

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Many consider mathematics to be a universal language. Arabic numerals are indeed used widely throughout the world; however, number-naming systems vary significantly across languages.
  MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership: Investigating Cognitive Correlates of Circuit dysfunctions in Autism Spectrum Disorders
  Dr A Banerjee, Prof C Petkov
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are a group of early postnatal developmental disabilities with executive dysfunction as a key co-morbid feature.
  MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership: Using wearable technology to identify activity and sleep patterns in inpatients with delirium and Parkinson’s disease
  Dr R Lawson, Dr S Del Din, Dr A Yarnall, Dr J Shi
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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We are offering an enthusiastic and motivated PhD student the exciting opportunity to join our international renowned team.
  Respiratory control and sensation in neurological patients
  Dr S H Moosavi
Application Deadline: 31 December 2019

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Oxford Brookes University. Faculty of Health and Life Sciences,. Department of Biomedical and Medical Sciences. 3 Year, full-time PhD studentship.
  Departmental and SeNSS ESRC PhD Studentships in Psychology at Royal Holloway

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The Department of Psychology at Royal Holloway, University of London invites applications for PhD Studentships starting in the academic year 2019-20.
  Perceptual-cognitive expertise in dynamic, time-constrained tasks
  Dr J North, Dr A Roca, Dr C Murphy
Applications accepted all year round

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Title. Perceptual-cognitive expertise in dynamic, time-constrained tasks. Based in. Research Centre for Applied Performance Science, Faculty of Sport, Health, and Applied Science, St Mary’s University, Twickenham, London.
  Fully Funded BRACE - Alzheimer’s Research PhD Scholarship: Sleep and cognitive function in vascular cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s disease
  Prof M Blagrove, Prof A Tales
Application Deadline: 25 November 2019

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This Scholarship is funded by BRACE - Alzheimer’s Research (Registered Charity 297965). Subject areas. Sleep, memory and memory consolidation, cognitive function, auditory/visual mismatch negativity, ageing, Vascular Dementia, Alzheimer’s Disease and mixed dementia.
  Biologically-Plausible Continual Learning
  Dr K Chen
Applications accepted all year round

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Continual learning (aka lifelong learning) refers to a problem on how a learning system learns multiple tasks in succession over the lifespan where later tasks do not degrade the performance of the system learned for the earlier tasks and, ideally, the system can leverage the knowledge learned in previous tasks to facilitate learning the new tasks better.
  Machine Learning and Cognitive Modelling Applied to Video Games
  Dr K Chen
Applications accepted all year round

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Video games have been viewed as an ideal test bed for the study of AI. However, most of the academic work in this area focused on traditional board and card games where limited AI techniques have been tested.
  (BBSRC DTP) Brain integration and processing of ingestive signals
  Prof S Luckman, Dr G D'Agostino
Application Deadline: 31 January 2020

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After meal consumption, the brain evaluates the value of its contents and relays this information via neuronal circuits connecting the periphery with the brain (1,2).
  (BBSRC DTP) Light-dependent control of physiology via the brain’s central clock
  Dr T Brown, Dr D Bechtold, Dr G D'Agostino
Application Deadline: 31 January 2020

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Aside from helping us perceive the world around us, light is a key regulator of physiology and behaviour due to its influence on the brains internal clock in the suprachiasmatic nuclei (SCN).
  Lateral hypothalamus as a visual centre controlling arousal, autonomic function and reflex behaviours
  Dr T Brown, Dr D Bechtold
Applications accepted all year round

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In addition to supporting our conscious perception of the world around us, light and visual stimuli exert wide ranging effects on animal physiology and behaviour via hard-wired ‘reflexes’ which range from simple effects of light on sleep, alertness and neuroendocrine function to the avoidance of rapidly approaching objects.
  (BBSRC DTP) Epigenetic mechanisms of behavioural, placental and cognitive impairment in a neurodevelopmental model for schizophrenia
  Dr R Hager, Prof J Neill, Dr J Glazier
Application Deadline: 31 January 2020

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A fundamental unknown in understanding mechanisms of disease, and therefore improving therapy, is how stressors experienced during critical developmental periods influence the genesis or ‘programming’ of adult disease (Estes & McAllister 2016).
  Epigenetic mechanisms of behavioural, placental and cognitive impairment in a neurodevelopmental model for schizophrenia
  Dr R Hager, Prof J Neill, Dr J Glazier
Applications accepted all year round

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A fundamental question in disease research is how stressors experienced during critical developmental periods influence the genesis or ‘programming’ of adult disease (Estes & McAllister 2016).
  (BBSRC DTP) The evolution and development of mutualistic cooperation in nonhuman primates and humans
  Dr K Jensen, Dr S Shulltz, Dr E Fe-Rodriguez, Dr T Smith
Application Deadline: 31 January 2020

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One of the most perplexing problems in biology and psychology is human cooperation. How can coordination and prosocial acts such as helping exist in the face of free-riding and cheating? One solution involves mutualistic interactions.
  Developing a questionnaire to assesses patients’ experiences of audiology services
  Prof K Munro, Prof C Armitage
Applications accepted all year round

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There is growing interest in measuring patients’ experiences of clinical services. This can be used to measure quality, evaluate quality improvement initiatives and compare services.
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