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: Functional and structural properties of spatial processing networks in the brain
Supervisor: Dr Katja Umla-Runge
Start Date: 1st April 2017
Deadline for applications
: 1st February 2017

Project Title: Cross-context behavioural spillover and sustainable tourism in Wales
Supervisor: Professor Lorraine Whitmarsh
Start Date: 1st October 2017
Deadline for applications
: 1st February 2017

Project Title: Multimodal understanding of decision-making in the human brain
Supervisor: Dr Jiaxiang Zhang
Start Date: 1st October 2017
Deadline for applications
: 24th February 2017

Project Title: Mechanisms of social cognitive development
Supervisor: Dr Sarah Gerson
Start Date: 1st October 2017
Deadline for applications
: 28th February 2017

Project Title:Understanding and assessing children with neurodevelopmental problems
Supervisor: Professor Stephanie van Goozen
Start Date: 1st October 2017
Deadline for applications
: 31st March 2017

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 2017
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

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

The School of Psychology is in competition for up to 3 projects for the 2016/17 intake. Suitable research projects will be awarded the funding. For more details see here.

 

We also offer partner-linked opportunities.