Psychology PhD project opportunities

Find out more about our innovative, self-funded PhD projects in areas of psychology where we already have supervisors active and engaged in the research topic in our School of Psychology and Sport Science.

We have a PhD Studentship opportunity:

'The impact of strength-and-conditioning exercise programmes on body image'


Other PhD projects:

Assessment of premorbid cognitive ability

Construction and attentional control of complex thought and behaviour

Development of prospective memory in early childhood

Embodied learning: How motor difficulties constrain learning during parent-child interaction in infants/toddlers with Down syndrome and Williams syndrome

Empowering consumers in threatening market contexts

Extending social perception theories to advertising context

Improving the effectiveness of social advertising

Investigating how tactile cues can influence people’s perception of healthy food.

The impact of transcultural migration on body image and disordered eating

Understanding mealtime: are an individual’s attitudes to meal composition predictive of what they eat and is this an effective target for dietary advice?

Using interpersonal touch as a means to improve carer and patient relationship

What can pregnancy tell us about maternal behaviour? A neurohormonal investigation