About the programme
Psychology is the largest subject group in the School of Social Sciences at Leeds Beckett University. In recent years we have significantly developed our research programme, which is currently organised around three core areas: Cognition & Behaviour; Gender & Sexuality; Health Psychology. Each of these areas is led by a Professor and within each area there are several specialist research groups and associated PhD students. In the Cognition & Behaviour area, staff research a range of topics including memory, human movement, addiction, creativity and communication; in Gender & Sexuality, topics include sexual harassment, food, masculinity and sexual bullying; in Health Psychology, topics include chronic illness and quality of life, psychological interventions, health and safety at work, and body image. We are seeking to grow our PhD community further with three funded studentships in our core areas: Cognition and Behaviour, Health Psychology, Gender & Sexuality. Please see the attached available PhD projects document for information on proposed PhD projects available.
For an informal discussion about the posts, please contact the named Director of Studies indicated alongside the available PhD project you are applying to. For any further information please contact Professor Brendan Gough, Director of Research, Psychology.
This a three-year full-time funded doctoral studentship. The doctoral home/EU fees of £4,121 per annum will be paid in full by Leeds Beckett University. The successful candidate will be paid an annual stipend of £14,296 per annum (pro-rata into 12 monthly payments).
Closing date and further information
The closing date is midnight on 04 December 2016. Applicants need to send in the following:
- Research student application form
- Scanned certificates and transcripts
- Scanned passport and UK visas if applicable
- Research proposal
Candidates are encouraged to contact Professor Jiamei Deng to informally discuss their potential application or research ideas.
Source: Leeds Beckett University
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