[visionlist] Funded PhD studentships at CBCD, London

Tim J. Smith ubtsmi02 at mail.bbk.ac.uk
Tue Jan 24 05:48:41 EST 2017

Dear Colleagues,

*Individualised Interventions in Learning: Bridging Advanced Learning
Science and 21st Century Technology*
The Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development (Birkbeck, University of
London) has 5 PhD positions to offer, on particular developmental topics
(see below). These are part of a Marie Curie European Industrial
Doctorate and will involve colaborations with Procter & Gamble
(Germany), Romanian Institute for Science and Technology, Oefenweb (NL),
RID & IWAL Instituten Voor Dyslexie (NL). The researcher will spend 50% of
their time at CBCD and 50% at one of these partners.


1. The role of sleep in early cognitive development (CBCD/P&G)
2. How touch mediates infant happiness and learning (CBCD/P&G)
3. The neural dynamics of motivated learning (RIST/CBCD)
4. Tailoring the learning experience to individual students (Oefenweb/CBCD)
5. Representational change in intensive language intervention.

If you know of any interested bright minds please pass this information
onto them. CVs and any initial inquiries should be sent to *Petra
Rozkova (p.rozkova at mail.bbk.ac.uk <p.rozkova at mail.bbk.ac.uk>)*.

*Deadline: 31 January 2017*

*Eligibility requirements: Applicants can not have lived in Germany for
more than 12 months in the last 3 years for Topics 1 and 2, or the UK for
more than 12 months in the last 3 years for Topics 3, 4 and 5. Applicants
must have less than 4 years research experience and not have completed a
PhD. *

Reader in Cognitive Psychology
Department of Psychological Sciences
Birkbeck, University of London
Rm 504, Malet Street

Tel: +44 20 7631 6359
Fax: +44 20 7631 6312
tj.smith at bbk.ac.uk

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