PhD Funding Opportunities
Funded PhD Opportunities in the School of Psychology 2020-21
The School of Psychology at Queen’s University Belfast invites applications for PhD opportunities in the following areas.
The studentships below are funded by the Northern Ireland Department for the Economy (DfE). Funded studentships may cover maintenance and fees for a maximum of three years, depending on residency status. For further details re eligibility criteria (including academic, citizenship and residency criteria) please click on the DfE Research Eligibility Guidance Notes: https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/articles/department-economy-studentships
- Two halves make a whole: Exploring the role of the families in caring for police officers with occupational related psychological distress
- Mind wandering in children and its impact on learning
- Judgments of facial expressions of emotion
- Chronic pain rehabilitation
- Social learning, cultural evolution and innovation, especially in translating more theoretical or experimental work into real world contexts
- Improving attitudes towards gender equality initiatives: Designing game-based training resources
We also invite applications for the following unfunded project:
- Measuring effects of ageing on cortical activity during sensory integration and posture- cognitive multitasking using functional Near Infrared Spectroscopy (fNIRS)
For a full description of all of the opportunities in the School, please visit our PhD Projects 2020-21 page.
The deadline for applications for all of these opportunities is Friday, 31st January 2020, see How to Apply: http://www.qub.ac.uk/Study/PostgraduateStudy/How-to-apply/
Applicants for any of these opportunities must have at least a 2.1 degree (or equivalent) in Psychology or a related subject.
The University is committed a policy of equal opportunity. Prospective students with a disability or long term condition are encouraged to disclose as early as possible in the application and selection process by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org. Upon disclosure the University will ensure appropriate reasonable adjustments and additional supports can be put in place for applicants. Reasonable adjustments and additional supports will be determined on an individual basis, in line with the course entry requirements to ensure selection standards are maintained.