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Positive Dyslexia: Working to one’s strengths

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  • Full or part time
    Prof R Nicolson
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  • Competition Funded PhD Project (European/UK Students Only)
    Competition Funded PhD Project (European/UK Students Only)

Project Description

Dyslexia is regarded as a disability, and this has skewed dyslexia research (and dyslexia support) toward identifying and remedying weaknesses. Positive Dyslexia represents the other side of the coin, using positive psychology and work psychology techniques to identify, accelerate and exploit strengths in children and adults. There is scope for projects pre-school, school, University and in working life (or unemployment)

Funding Notes

This is one of many projects in competition for the current funding opportunities available within the Department of Psychology. Please see here for full details: http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/psychology/prospectivepg/funding
Overseas students are welcome to apply for funding but must be able to demonstrate that they can fund the difference in the tuition fees.
Requirements: We ask for a minimum of a first class or high upper second-class undergraduate honours degree and a distinction or high merit at Masters level in psychology or a related discipline.

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