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  Novel Approaches to Engaging Land Managers in Monitoring the Impact of Agri-Environment-Climate Schemes
  Dr K Prager, Prof S Redpath
Applications accepted all year round

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Agri-environment-climate schemes (AECS) are a voluntary policy mechanism to incentivise and compensate farmers for undertaking environmental measures as part of their land management.
  Sustaining partnership approaches – evaluating effectiveness, health and longevity of agri-environmental collaboratives
  Dr K Prager, Dr T Potts
Applications accepted all year round

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A multitude of partnerships have developed between actors from the farming, environment, conservation, community, business and government sectors.
  Female Sociability and Civic Society: Friendship and Social Control in Calvinist Geneva
  Dr W Naphy, Prof K Friedrich
Applications accepted all year round

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Geneva’s outstanding archival collections allow for the study of the lives and socio-cultural roles of women unrivalled outside of Italy.
  Home, hospital or care home: preferred place of care for older people with frailty and life limiting conditions in remote and rural areas.
  Prof L Locock, Dr S Makin
Application Deadline: 29 May 2020

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The Scottish rural population is aging – 25% of people in remote rural areas are aged over 65, compared to 18% of people living in urban areas.1 As many localities and health care services are facing the challenge of providing health and social care for older people, it is often assumed that people would strongly prefer to be cared for at home.
  What are the personal, clinical and social impacts of longer waiting times? A multi-methods study.
  Prof C Ramsay, Prof L Locock
Application Deadline: 30 June 2020

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Waiting times for elective surgery remain an important topic for health policy and health services research. The standard national treatment time guarantee in Scotland is 12 weeks.
  Social relationships and the evolution of complex cognition
  Research Group: Behavioural Ecology Research Group (BEEC)
  Dr C Wascher
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Behavioural Ecology Research Group https://aru.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/behavioural-ecology.
  What can pregnancy tell us about maternal behaviour? A neurohormonal investigation
  Research Group: Centre for Mind and Behaviour
  Dr J Aspell, Dr F Cardini
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Centre for Mind and Behaviour https://aru.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/aru-centre-for-mind-and-behaviour.
  Empowering consumers in threatening market contexts
  Research Group: Centre for Societies and Groups
  Dr M Zawisza, Dr D McDermott
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Centre for Societies and Groups https://aru.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/aru-centre-for-societies-and-groups.
  Extending social perception theories to advertising context
  Research Group: Centre for Societies and Groups
  Dr M Zawisza, Dr D McDermott
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Centre for Societies and Groups https://aru.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/aru-centre-for-societies-and-groups.
  Improving the effectiveness of social advertising
  Research Group: Centre for Societies and Groups
  Dr M Zawisza, Dr D McDermott
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Centre for Societies and Groups https://aru.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/aru-centre-for-societies-and-groups.
  Investigating how tactile cues can influence people’s perception of healthy food.
  Research Group: Centre for Societies and Groups
  Dr C Jansson-Boyd
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Centre for Societies and Groups https://aru.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/aru-centre-for-societies-and-groups.
  The impact of transcultural migration on body image and disordered eating
  Research Group: Centre for Societies and Groups
  Prof V Swami
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Centre for Societies and Groups https://aru.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/aru-centre-for-societies-and-groups.
  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: Centre for Societies and Groups
  Dr S Forwood, Dr L Smith
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Centre for Societies and Groups https://aru.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/aru-centre-for-societies-and-groups.
  Using interpersonal touch as a means to improve carer and patient relationship
  Research Group: Centre for Societies and Groups
  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. Centre for Societies and Groups https://aru.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/aru-centre-for-societies-and-groups.
  Co-producing stigma-proof mental health interventions with and for newcomers (asylum seekers, refugees and migrants) in Southeast England
  Prof C Llewellyn, Dr M Pantelic, Dr P Paudyal
Application Deadline: 30 June 2020

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Brighton and Sussex Medical School are offering a 3-year PhD scholarship (full time or 5 years part-time) to be based in the Department of Primary Care and Public Health.
  Design fictions
  Prof J Giacomin
Applications accepted all year round

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With the dramatically increasing rate of technological and societal change it is becoming more-and-more difficult to estimate future trends and to design complex systems which take many years to develop.
  Multitasking
  Dr A Szameitat
Applications accepted all year round

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When people do two or more things at the same time, i.e. multitasking, they usually become slower and make more errors. One reason for this might be that multitasking demands additional control processes which coordinate the concurrent performance of two tasks.
  The effect of different activities on subsequent task performance
  Dr A Szameitat
Applications accepted all year round

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In our everyday life we may have made the experience that different activities have different effects on how we ’feel’ and ’think’.
  Leaving Neverland: pedophilia, publics and fandoms
  Dr M Jones
Applications accepted all year round

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This project investigates the receptions and aftermath of the documentary ’Leaving Neverland’ in relation to Michael Jackson’s legacy of music, performance, and his fan base.
  The Kardashians, race, whiteness and appropriation
  Dr M Jones
Applications accepted all year round

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This sociological and/or cultural studies project will examine questions around race, appropriation, ’mixed-race’, popular culture, reality television, social media, and imagery.
  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.
  PhD opportunities in Social Work at Brunel University London

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Qualification type. MPhil / PhD. Location. Uxbridge, London. Mode of study. Full-time and Part-time.
  PhD opportunities in Sociology and Communication Studies at Brunel University London

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Qualification type. MPhil / PhD. Location. Uxbridge, London. Mode of study. Full-time and Part-time. Research students. are welcomed to Brunel as valued members of our thriving, research-intensive community. .
  Disability and Political Participation in the UK - Collaborative Project, sponsored by WISERD
  Prof M Jones
Application Deadline: 31 May 2020

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This PhD scholarship in Economics is funded through the new ESRC Research Grant Civil Society – Civic Stratification and Civil Repair awarded to the Wales Institute of Social and Economic Research, Data and Methods (WISERD) Research Centre at Cardiff University (https://wiserd.ac.uk/).
  WALES ESRC DTP PHD ‘COLLABORATIVE’ STUDENTSHIP - Fair Work: Job Quality and Fairness in UK and Welsh Workplaces (in collaboration with ACAS Wales and South West of England)
  Prof J Morris, Prof A Felstead
Application Deadline: 1 June 2020

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UK workplaces are facing a conundrum; despite growing affluence, various workforce surveys (e.g.
  ESRC Wales DTP Studentship - Paths for People
  Dr C Bates, Prof T Hall
Application Deadline: 1 June 2020

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Cardiff University School of Social Sciences invites applications for PhD study with the possibility of being awarded a fully-funded ESRC DTP Studentship, available to start in October 2020, which is available in the area of Sociology.
  VC International Scholarship in Social Sciences – Establishing intergenerational Socially Perceived Necessities in Senegal (January 2021 start)
  Dr M Pomati, Dr S Nandy
Application Deadline: 1 June 2020

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The first Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) tasks countries with eradicating poverty in all its dimensions according to national definitions.
  VC International Scholarship in Social Sciences - Migration and non-monetary chronic poverty in Low and Middle Income Countries (January 2021)
  Dr S Nandy, Dr M Pomati
Application Deadline: 1 June 2020

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Chronic poverty – that is prolonged exposure to the conditions associated with or caused by insufficient resources to attain a minimally acceptable standard of living – is a major global challenge, affecting the lives of hundreds of millions around the world.
  VC International Scholarship in Social Sciences – Urbanisation and nutritional transitions: a secondary data analysis study (January 2021 start)
  Dr M Pomati, Dr S Nandy
Application Deadline: 1 June 2020

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Over the last 40 years, there has been a significant increase in overweight and obesity in high, middle- and low-income countries.
  Crisis, transformation and collaborative practice: agroecology and the co-creation of territorial food systems
  Dr L Owen
Application Deadline: 29 May 2020

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Pressures associated with climate change and uncertainties around trade and policy are forcing the UK agri-food industry to identify strategies for adaptation and transformation.
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