EPSRC Behavioural Science PhD Studentships

The Behavioral Science group at WBS focuses on the interaction between the natural and social science approaches to understanding behavior. The group is highly interdisciplinary, using methods drawn from psychology, economics, philosophy, and statistics. The group conducts basic and applied research, and has many links to industry.

The Studentships Warwick Business School (WBS) is pleased to invite applicants for two fully funded PhD Studentships.

Two studentships will be funded by the EPSRC, and are joint with Behavioural Science and the Global Energy Group. These studentships focus on how people make decisions about heating and cooling in residential markets. This will be applied research, involving business case analysis, field research and experimentation. Students with backgrounds in engineering psychology, human factors or related disciplines are encouraged to apply. Supervision will be by David Elmes from Global Energy, and Daniel Read from Behavioural Science.


Awards available: 2 awards available


Funding Details: The Studentships will pay an annual maintenance allowance at the standard rate of £13,590 (based on the ESRC’s current rate) and Tuition Fees at the Home/EU rate


Length of Award: 3 years (PhD)


Eligibility:  Open to both Home/EU and Overseas applicants. Overseas applicants are welcome to apply but, if successful, will have to pay the difference between the Home/EU and Overseas Fees.


Application Details: An application form must be completed if you wish to be considered for this scholarship.

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For applicants who have not already applied to Warwick:


Click here for the http://go.warwick.ac.uk/pgapply,


Application process: Complete the online application form, upload your transcripts and provide a research proposal.


For applicants who already have applied to Warwick:

If you already hold an offer of a place at WBS or are a current student in your first year please contact the DPO office on PhDadmission@wbs.ac.uk

For further information please contact:

Professor Nick Chater, Professor of Behavioural Science

Tel: +44 (0)7941 357230, Email nick.chater@wbs.ac.uk

For information on making your application please contact phdadmissions@wbs.ac.uk.

Deadline:  28th June 2013


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