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  Exploring “Learning Spaces” in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
  Dr R Shanks, Dr V Greenier
Applications accepted all year round

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This study will explore the ways in which the physical learning environment (i.e.
  PhD Studentship in Co-Design Mapping for Social Innovation Project
  Dr S De Paoli, Dr I Donald
Application Deadline: 30 May 2019

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  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.
  Improving the effectiveness of social advertising
  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.
  Investigating how tactile cues can influence people’s perception of healthy food.
  Research Group: Applied, Social and Health Psychology Research Group
  Dr C Jansson-Boyd
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.
  Using interpersonal touch as a means to improve carer and patient relationship
  Research Group: Applied, Social and Health Psychology Research Group
  Dr C Jansson-Boyd, Dr D Antoniotti de Vasconcelos e Sa, Dr J Aspell
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.
  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.
  The role of shadows in 3D vision: a computational approach
  Dr A J Schofield
Applications accepted all year round

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Humans generally ignore shadows. We are largely insensitive to them when identifying objects, and we don’t try to pick them up or walk around them.
  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.
  Bonnart Trust PhD Scholarship: Addressing Intolerance and Integration

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A fully funded three year postgraduate Bonnart Trust PhD Scholarship is awarded each year to an outstanding candidate whose research topic explores one of the following themes.
  The gendered experience of body image in physical activity spaces
  Dr C Kerner, Dr L Hills, Dr A John
Applications accepted all year round

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There is a growing concern over young people’s body image and the detrimental impact that a negative body image can have on well-being, including physical activity participation.
  PhD opportunities in Psychology at Brunel University London

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Qualification type. MPhil / PhD. Location. Uxbridge, London. Mode of study. Full-time and Part-time. The. Division of Psychology.
  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.
  Investigating and improving STEM learning : From computer coding to logic across home, lab and school
  Research Group: Developmental Science
  Dr S Gerson
Application Deadline: 24 May 2019

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This project is part of an ESRC Collaborative DTP funded studentship based on identifying optimal ways for children to learn abstract concepts from hands-on technology.
  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.
  School of Social Sciences - Postgraduate Research Opportunities

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The. School of Social Sciences. at Cardiff University is recognised nationally and internationally as a leading centre for theoretically informed empirical research, combining inter-disciplinary working, impact on policy and practice, and innovative methodological approaches, both qualitative and quantitative.
  Visual search strategies and knowledge elicitation in sports officiating - Project ID SAS0019
  Dr D Mascarenhas, Dr C English
Application Deadline: 30 November 2019

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Sports officials’ (referees and umpires) decisions can have a big impact upon the outcome of games. However, our understanding of the processes that officials employ to make quick and accurate decisions is only still in its infancy.
  Developing competence for knowledge boundaries crossing in organisations
  Dr D Lukic, Dr B Ahmed, Dr Z Wang
Application Deadline: 28 May 2019

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Working on the boundaries of areas of knowledge in the workplace provides challenges as well as potential for innovation.
  Self-management of long-term conditions: identifying and evaluating interventions in different population groups and settings.
  Dr R Abubakari, Prof A Morgan
Application Deadline: 28 May 2019

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The self-management of long-term conditions project is within a life course epidemiological approach to understanding and addressing health and social inequalities which seeks to identify populations at risk and develop interventions to improve health outcomes in relation to NCDs and LTCs (e.g.
  Social inequalities in the impact of wealth on mental wellbeing among adolescents in three countries: UK, Netherlands and Spain
  Prof C Currie, Prof A Morgan
Application Deadline: 28 May 2019

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There is strong evidence for adults that social/economic standing in society impacts individuals’ wellbeing. Research from studies including the Health Behaviour in School-Aged Children (HBSC www.hbsc.org) Cross-National Study has shown that this is also found for adolescents living in countries across Europe.
  Understanding and Challenging Inequalities: Participatory Action Research (PAR), Fashion and Dress
  Dr B Ahmed, Dr D Lukic
Application Deadline: 28 May 2019

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This research will focus on developing a PAR approach to understanding and challenging inequalities by focussing on fashion, style and dress as a site of interrogation.
  Attentional control of visual short-term memory resources
  Dr J Grange, Dr S spotorno
Application Deadline: 5 June 2019

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Visual short-term memory (vSTM) refers to the storage of perceptual information lasting on the order of seconds. It supports many cognitive operations, including perception and visual attention.
  Characterising the role of functional knowledge in real-world scene processing: Temporal dynamics and relationships with scene’s contents
  Dr S spotorno, Dr J Brooks
Application Deadline: 5 June 2019

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Viewers are highly proficient in processing real-world scenes and this is a key ability in everyday life. However, what information is gathered and represented from a scene, and when, is still not fully understood.
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