School of Psychology Degree programmes

Research by PhD: specific funded projects

Some projects have already been awarded funding from various sources. For these, the outline and some details of the projects will already have been worked out by the supervisors. However, there is often still some scope for students to take projects in new directions. You apply for the positions competitively, just like applying for a job.

Project Title: Boosting cognition with sleep engineering
Supervisor: Professor Penny Lewis
Start Date: 1st October 2017
Deadline for applications
: 10th December 2016

Research by PhD: competitive funded projects

The research projects listed below are in competition with other projects. The projects which receives the best applicants will be awarded the funding.

EPSRC Doctoral Training Partnership
Start Date: 1st October 2017
Deadline for applications: 1st February 2016
For more information on how to apply see here.

The research projects listed below are in competition with 3 projects in the School for the 2016/17 intake. The 2 projects which receives the best applicants will be awarded the funding.

Project Title: Perception of sound location and movement during head rotation in hearing-aid users
Supervisor: Professor Tom Freeman

Project Title: Optimal decoding of spatiotemporal patterns in Magnetoencephalography (MEG)
Supervisor: Dr Jiaxiang Zhang

Project Title: Virtual reality assessment and rehabilitation tools for Visual Vertigo
Supervisor: Professor Petroc Sumner

We also offer partner-linked opportunities.