PhD Studentships in the School of Psychology

Applications are invited for two full-time PhD (via MPhil) studentships in the School of Psychology. The studentship is tenable for up to 3 years [subject to satisfactory progress] and will cover the cost of tuition fees at UK/EU rates plus a maintenance grant of £13,590 (2012/13 rate). International applicants may apply but will be expected to pay the difference between the UK/EU and International Fee Rate. The successful applicant will start on 1 October 2013.

As a minimum requirement, applicants should have, or expect to receive, a second class (upper division) honours degree (or equivalent qualification) or an MSc in a related discipline.

Applicants are able to apply for one of three projects listed below.

The Vulnerability of Children’s Cognition: Understanding and Reducing Auditory Distraction

Informal enquiries to Dr John Marsh (Tel: +44 (0) 1772 893754; email:

‘Honour’-Based Violence (HBV) in the UK: Development of a risk assessment manual for use in practice within the Criminal Justice, Health and Education Systems.

Informal enquiries to Dr. Roxanne Khan (, Dr. Nicola Graham-Kevan ( or Dr. Maz Vanlal (

Visual processing of, and emotional reactivity to, facial and non-facial social stimuli: The role of Ability Emotional Intelligence.

Informal enquiries to Dr. Pamela Qualter (Tel: +44 (0)1772 893877; email:

Requests for an application pack (quoting the above reference numbers) should be directed to the Graduate Research School Office. Tel: 01772 895082 or click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

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Closing Date: 19 July 2013

Proposed Interview Date: 2 August 2013

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