We (Profs. Dimmock: http://www.uwa.edu.au/people/james.dimmock and Jackson: http://www.uwa.edu.au/people/ben.jackson) are seeking highly motivated applicants to undertake a PhD program within our Psychology of Active, Healthy Living group at The University of Western Australia. Successful applicants will undertake research in one or more of the following three areas:
- The study of group and relationship processes within exercise and health contexts.
- Issues relating to self-regulation, self-control, and motivation in exercise and health.
- Models and mechanisms of persuasion in health and exercise.
Students can either fund themselves or apply for a Ph.D scholarship.
For funding opportunities, international applicants should visit here:
Please note that to be competitive for these international scholarships, you will need:
Domestic applicants should visit here:
Interested applicants should contact us before applying for funding. We are happy to help suitably qualified applicants apply for funding to support their research.
The University of Western Australia is a world-class research institution, recently ranked in the top 100 universities in the world (http://www.shanghairanking.com/ARWU2015.html). It is located in Perth, the capital of Western Australia and one of the world's most liveable cities (e.g., http://www.businessinsider.com/best-cities-economist-intelligence-unit-2014-8).
Some or all of the PhD opportunities in this programme have funding attached. Applications for this programme are welcome from suitably qualified candidates worldwide. Funding may only be available to a limited set of nationalities and you should read the full programme details for further information.