PhD Studentships in Psychology, UK

Deadline: 6 May 2011
Open to: holders of good undergraduate and/or master degree in Psychology or Neuroscience
Funding: tuition fees, an annual stipend of £15,000 for three years

Applications may now be submitted from well-qualified candidates for one fully funded three year PhD studentship within the Human Cognitive Neuroscience Unit in Psychology. The studentship is funded by the Alzheimer’s Society to work with Prof. Sergio Della Sala and Dr. Michaela Dewar on the topic of Memory Interference in people with MCI and Alzheimer’s Disease. The project will begin in September 2011.

The successful candidate will join a vibrant, successful, collaborative community of researchers and will participate in all the Psychology events.


Applicants should have a good undergraduate (UK Honours level degree at 2.1 or 1st level or equivalent) and/or master degree in Psychology or Neuroscience.


The studentship provides for tuition fees at the UK/EU level plus an annual stipend of £15,000 per annum for three years.

Application Procedure

1. Applicants should submit a full application for the PhD Psychology programme through the University online application system. Information on the application process and links to the application form can be found online here.

2. When candidates have submitted their application they should email the Postgraduate Administrator, Katie Keltie: [email protected] quoting their application reference number generated on submission (7 digit number starting with the letter s e.g s1123456) Short listed candidates may be invited for interview.

Closing date for applications is 6th May 2011.


General information regarding the application procedure including information on degree equivalence can be obtained by emailing Katie Keltie: [email protected]
Further informal information about the project could be obtained by emailing Dr. Dewar: [email protected]

Memory Interference Lab website.

The official website.

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