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

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  (MRC DTP) Investigating the impact and underpinnings of complex post-traumatic disorder (CPTSD) in people with schizophrenia spectrum disorders
  Dr F Varese, Prof R Elliott, Dr K Berry, Dr S Bucci
Application Deadline: 15 November 2019

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People with psychotic disorders report high levels of traumatic life experiences in childhood and adulthood (e.g. Varese et al., 2012).
  (MRC DTP) Methodology to develop prognostic models for symptom exacerbation in early psychosis through digital interventions
  Dr S Bucci, Dr G P Martin, Dr M Sperrin
Application Deadline: 15 November 2019

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Psychosis is a severe mental health problem characterised by unusual experiences such as hallucinations and persecutory beliefs; it is a major cause of distress, disability and personal and societal burden.
  (MRC DTP) Using realist methods to develop a complex intervention to discourage adolescents from engaging in knife crime
  Dr C Lennox, Dr Isabelle Hunt
Application Deadline: 15 November 2019

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Background. Knife crime is a serious public, criminal justice and health concern. The number of young people convicted or cautioned for a knife or offensive weapon offence has increased by almost half since 2015.
  (MRC DTP) What is the best way for healthcare professionals to communicate changes in estimated risk of breast cancer?
  Prof D French, Prof Anthony Howell, Dr L McWilliams, Prof G Evans
Application Deadline: 15 November 2019

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Risk estimation models for common multifactorial diseases such as breast cancer are often used, e.g. in Family History Clinics to inform decisions about prevention options.
  Developing prognostic models in early psychosis through digital interventions
  Dr S Bucci, Dr G P Martin, Dr M Sperrin
Applications accepted all year round

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Psychosis is a severe mental health problem characterised by unusual experiences such as hallucinations and persecutory beliefs; it is a major cause of distress, disability and personal and societal burden.
  Exploring therapeutic alliance for digital mental health
  Dr K Berry, Dr S Bucci
Applications accepted all year round

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It is well established that successful psychological therapies require the development of a therapeutic alliance (TA) between therapist and client based on the negotiation of shared treatment goals.
  How do people move from contemplating to attempting suicide: Investigating the cognitive mechanisms of loss of control and limited awareness of goals
  Dr D Pratt, Dr W Mansell, Dr S Tai
Applications accepted all year round

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Suicide is a leading cause of death and it remains unclear how individuals transition from contemplating suicide (ideators) to attempting suicide (attempters).
  Understanding and measuring resilience living with rare diseases
  Dr F Ulph, Dr R MacLeod
Applications accepted all year round

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Research into the psychological impact of illness has highlighted the importance of resilience, which has driven an interest in developing interventions to support this.
  What is the best way for healthcare professionals to communicate changes in estimated risk of breast cancer?
  Prof D French, Prof G Evans
Applications accepted all year round

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Risk estimation models for common multifactorial diseases such as breast cancer are often used, e.g. in Family History Clinics to inform decisions about prevention options.
  Developing and evaluating a self-help intervention for adverse and/or potentially traumatic life experiences for adolescents and young adults
  Dr F Varese, Dr S Bucci
Applications accepted all year round

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Exposure to adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) represent one of the most important factor influencing the risk of developing physical and mental health difficulties in adulthood.
  The effectiveness of nurture groups for secondary school pupils
  Dr C Lennox, Dr Sandra Flynn
Applications accepted all year round

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Children with emotional difficulties often experience problems at school, especially around academic progress and within peer relationships.
  Scholarships available for SECReT: The International Training Centre for Security and Crime Related Research Degrees

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UCL SECReT is the international centre for training in security and crime related research degrees, the first centre of its kind in Europe.
  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).
  Wolfson-Eisai 4-Year PhD in Neurodegeneration

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The Leonard Wolfson Experimental Neurology Centre (LWENC) has embarked on a new phase of our doctoral training scheme, which expands on our already close collaboration with our industrial partner, Eisai, to form the Wolfson-Eisai 4-Year PhD Programme.
  Continuous validation for policy compliance and policy revision
  Dr J Padget
Application Deadline: 2 February 2020

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A policy can capture and express human intentions for the behaviour of (human and software) actors a priori, but without compliance monitoring, it can be difficult to be confident that policy is being followed, or to observe transgressions that may be indicative of unfitness for purpose.
  Meta-policy and co-policy analysis
  Dr J Padget
Application Deadline: 2 February 2020

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A policy may be conceived in isolation but is necessarily deployed in a context governed by other policies. Some of these other policies may operate at the same level on the same actors – co-policies – and some at higher levels – meta-policies – constraining what other policies may forbid, permit or oblige.
  Policy driven data science: using access policies and metadata to refine query workflows
  Dr J Padget
Application Deadline: 2 February 2020

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The availability of large amounts of uncurated data of variable or unknown quality is a temptation and a risk for the data scientist, because it is almost too easy to generate results of questionable provenance and validity.
  Round-trip policy engineering
  Dr J Padget
Application Deadline: 2 February 2020

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Most policies are written by humans for humans.
  Health PhD

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Overview. As a PhD student in the Department for Health at Bath you will have hte opportunity to undertake original, in-depth research under expert supervision working in one of the top rated research Universities in the UK.
  GW4 BioMed MRC DTP PhD studentship: Using artificial intelligence to identify risks to patient safety from poor quality medicines guidance for health professionals
  Dr M Jones
Application Deadline: 25 November 2019

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This project is one of a number that are in competition for funding from the ‘GW4 BioMed MRC Doctoral Training Partnership’ which is offering up to 18 studentships for entry in September 2020.
  An Interdisciplinary Approach to Autism and Co-occurring Health Conditions
  Prof MC Callan, Dr P Shah, Dr E Walton
Application Deadline: 1 December 2019

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SUMMARY OF PROJECT. Autism is characterised by social-communicative difficulties and restrictive behaviours. Most autism research has focused on biological and cognitive approaches to explain autistic symptomatology and related conditions.
  GW4 BioMed MRC DTP PhD studentship: Advances in clinical management and laboratory detection of synthetic cannabinoids (“Spice”)
  Dr T P Freeman
Application Deadline: 25 November 2019

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This project is one of a number that are in competition for funding from the ‘GW4 BioMed MRC Doctoral Training Partnership’ which is offering up to 18 studentships for entry in September 2020.
  GW4 BioMed MRC DTP PhD studentship: Brain ageing in schizophrenia and as a marker of mental and physical well-being
  Dr E Walton
Application Deadline: 25 November 2019

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This project is one of a number that are in competition for funding from the ‘GW4 BioMed MRC Doctoral Training Partnership’ which is offering up to 18 studentships for entry in September 2020.
  GW4 BioMed MRC DTP PhD studentship: Cannabis, Tobacco and Psychiatric Disease: Isolating their Relationship by Comparing Data from Countries that Smoke Cannabis with and without Tobacco
  Dr G Taylor
Application Deadline: 25 November 2019

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This project is one of a number that are in competition for funding from the ‘GW4 BioMed MRC Doctoral Training Partnership’ which is offering up to 18 studentships for entry in September 2020.
  GW4 BioMed MRC DTP PhD studentship: Examining the development of sensory-independent plasticity
  Dr K Petrini
Application Deadline: 25 November 2019

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This project is one of a number that are in competition for funding from the ‘GW4 BioMed MRC Doctoral Training Partnership’ which is offering up to 18 studentships for entry in September 2020.
  GW4 BioMed MRC DTP PhD studentship: Meeting the mental health needs of adolescents in out-of-home care and care-leavers
  Dr R Hiller
Application Deadline: 25 November 2019

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This project is one of a number that are in competition for funding from the ‘GW4 BioMed MRC Doctoral Training Partnership’ which is offering up to 18 studentships for entry in September 2020.
  GW4 BioMed MRC DTP PhD studentship: Using translational neuromodelling techniques to develop a predictive model to understand breathlessness perception
  Dr B Ainsworth
Application Deadline: 25 November 2019

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This project is one of a number that are in competition for funding from the ‘GW4 BioMed MRC Doctoral Training Partnership’ which is offering up to 18 studentships for entry in September 2020.
  Psychology PhD

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Overview. The PhD programmes in Psychology covers four broad research areas:applied cognition and technology; health psychology; social processes; and Clinical Psychology/Psychopathology.
  Resilience with a Language Disorder: What factors predict positive outcomes for individuals with Developmental Language Disorders?
  Dr M St Clair, Dr R Hiller
Application Deadline: 1 December 2019

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SUMMARY OF PROJECT. Developmental Language Disorder (DLD) is a common but under-researched childhood developmental disorder that affects approximately 7.6% of the population.
  Why do individuals develop incorrect beliefs about other social groups and how can we combat the consequences?
  Dr JH Hoffmann
Application Deadline: 1 December 2019

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SUMMARY OF PROJECT. In professional and private life, individuals regularly have to orient themselves in social groups and form bonds with other people.
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