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Sociology PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships for Self-funded Students in the UK

We have 135 Sociology PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships for Self-funded Students in the UK

The attitudes and practices of emergency services personnel towards people who overdose on drugs (Project ID SHSC0058)

Scotland has one of the highest rates of drug related deaths in Europe, with 1,051 deaths occurring in 2022. Emergency services (ambulance, police, fire & rescue) have a key role as first responders to drug overdoses. Read more

Developing a behaviour change digital intervention to improve public and patient understanding of antimicrobial resistance (Project ID SHSC0051)

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) represents one of the top 10 global public health threats [1]. Due to the spread of AMR, a growing number of infections are becoming harder to treat, leading to longer hospital stays, greater costs and increased mortality [2]. Read more

Understanding the economy-wide implications of different policy actions to address barriers and improving the outcomes of adopting energy efficiency improvement measures

Project Description. An exciting, 3-year full-time funded PhD studentship opportunity has arisen at the Centre for Energy Policy, at the University of Strathclyde for a project expanding CEP’s portfolio of research on energy efficiency in residential properties. Read more

Examining mental health and wellbeing service provision for rugby players experiencing catastrophic injury (Ref: SSEHS/RFU)

Spinal Cord Injuries (SCIs) and Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs) in rugby are rare, however the consequences are far-reaching. sustaining a catastrophic injury presents a rapid and life-altering shift in a rugby players’ personal and social identity and their day-to-day reality. Read more

Precarious housing, precarious belonging: using arts-based participatory methods to explore the experiences and perspectives of young asylum seekers living in temporary accommodation (SAS0193)

This fully funded PhD position is an exciting opportunity to conduct a joint research project at Edinburgh Napier University and the University of Glasgow, working in collaboration with Migrants Organising for Rights and Empowerment (MORE), a migrant led organisation based in Glasgow. Read more

PhD studentship in children’s social care and/or education and health inequalities

Award summary . 100% of home tuition fees paid and annual stipend (living expenses) currently £19,237 for 24/25. Additional funding to cover research costs and attendance at training and conferences.  . Read more

Understanding threat, risk, and harm in the policing of suspects of sex offence

Within policing there is a drive to understand who the ‘riskiest’ or ‘most harmful’ suspects are, to prioritise limited policing resources and to ensure police are maximising their opportunities to safeguard victims and the wider public. Read more

Volunteering in a changing development cooperation landscape (RDFC24/EE/GES/BAILLIE)

The climate emergency, decolonisation, reduced aid budgets and the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic are challenging the ideas and practices of development organisations whose work has been structured around sending volunteering from the global North to the South. Read more

Computing PhD Opportunities

Research is an integral part of our computing/computing science and engineering subject group that sits within our Built Environment and Engineering and Computing School. Read more

How might we best support dyslexic medical students and foundation doctors in safe and effective prescribing?

Background. Foundation doctors are responsible for most of the prescribing of medicines in the acute care setting in the United Kingdom, and unsurprisingly they also have the highest prescribing error rate in comparison to more experienced prescribers. Read more

Soc-B CDT: +3.5 Year Funded PhD in Biosocial Research

The Soc-B (Social-Biological) Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) offers unique PhD training in biosocial research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Biotechnology & Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC). Read more

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