The University of Nottingham in UK invites applications for a PhD Studentship in the School of Psychology in the 2022/23 academic session.
They are currently recruiting 7 PhD candidates to join the the School of Psychology at the University of Nottingham. The successful candidates will work on one of the following projects:
- Understanding the relationship between working memory and associative learning. Project supervisor – Mark Haselgrove, [email protected]
- International determinants of gambling related harm. Project supervisor – Richard James, [email protected]
- Improving the reproducibility of brain stimulation and brain connectivity through collaboration. Project supervisor – Nicholas Holmes, [email protected]
- An uncontroversial cancel culture: Cancelling aware and unaware errors. Project supervisor – Jan Derrfuss, [email protected]
- The role of brain oscillations in bilingual language processing: insights from tACS and EEG. Project supervisor – Walter van Heuven, [email protected]
- Understanding social connections between autistic and non-autistic people. Project supervisor – Lauren Marsh, [email protected]
- The world is an unjust place: The impact of personal adversity on belief in conspiracy theories. Project supervisor – Daniel Jolley, [email protected]
- A shared representation for action and perception. Project supervisor – Debbie Serrien, [email protected]
- A brain-based approach to identifying and treating cerebral visual impairment in children. Project supervisor – Denis Schluppeck, [email protected]
- Rejection sensitivity as a mechanism for social disability in autism. Project supervisor – Lizzy Sheppard, [email protected]
Worth of Award
- The studentships are funded by the Faculty of Science and will provide a stipend to cover living costs (approximately £15,875) and cover Home University fees (estimated at £4,496) for the duration of the project and thesis writing (36 months).
- Please note the level of support will not cover international fees (around £25,000 a year). Candidates are encouraged to contact the lead supervisor of the project they are interested in before making an application.
- Candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree (minimum 2:1 or equivalent) and either hold, or have a pending award, of a Master’s degree (or equivalent) in a relevant field such as Psychology, Neuroscience, Cognitive Science, Computer Science, Physiology, Mathematics or a related discipline.
How to Apply
All applications are to be made directly to the University, selecting PhD Psychology (36 months duration) as the course. Please apply at:
In the research proposal section please only include “7 fully funded PhD posts in Psychology” in the title. You are required to upload the following documents to your application:
- Personal statement (maximum 1 page) about why you are interested in pursuing a PhD in psychology, any relevant research experience and brief details on what project(s) you are interested in and why.
- Either two references (in a non-editable format such as pdf, on headed paper and signed by the referee) or the details (email addresses) of two referees that we can contact. One of the references must be academic.
If you have any questions about the application process through MyNottingham, please contact [email protected] for further advice.
Deadline: The application closes on June 20, 2022