[visionlist] Funded PhD Studentships at the Durham University (UK) Department of Psychology

NARDINI, MARKO marko.nardini at durham.ac.uk
Fri Nov 16 09:47:01 -05 2018

The Durham University Department of Psychology has a number of opportunities to apply for fully-funded PhD studentships to start in October 2019. We are looking for students with a strong academic track record wishing to gain doctoral training in a vibrant research environment with state of the art facilities. For a list of potential supervisors in vision science, please see below. To develop a project idea, please get in touch directly with one or more potential supervisors.
Fully funded PhD studentships for 2019 entry are available via several schemes, including -

·       Durham Doctoral Studentships - open to International, UK and EU students

·       Departmental Studentships - open to UK and EU students
In addition, we put forward applications to

·       The ESRC NINE DTP doctoral training centre (includes 1+3 funding, Masters+PhD) - open to UK and EU students
All studentships include a stipend at the UKRC rate (currently £14,777), tuition fees, and support for research expenses. For more information, please see our website:
Funding information - https://www.dur.ac.uk/psychology/postgraduate/funding/
How to apply - https://www.dur.ac.uk/psychology/postgraduate/how_to_apply/
Closing dates for submission of applications via most schemes are January 16th 2019. Applications via the NINE DTP have the deadline January 18th 2019. Interviews (by Skype if need be) are expected to take place in the week commencing February 4th 2019. Please contact the Psychology Postgraduate Office (pginfo.psy at durham.ac.uk<mailto:pginfo.psy at durham.ac.uk>) or the director of Postgraduate Research (marko.nardini at durham.ac.uk<mailto:marko.nardini at durham.ac.uk>) with any questions.

Potential supervisors in vision science include
Dr Anthony Atkinson<https://atkinsonap.github.io/> - social perception
Dr Ulrik Beierholm<https://www.dur.ac.uk/psychology/staff/academic/?id=14641> - multisensory perception; computational models
Dr Dorothy Cowie<https://sites.google.com/view/cowie-lab/home> - development of vision and action
Prof Amanda Ellison<https://www.dur.ac.uk/psychology/staff/?id=1932> - visual neuroscience and neuropsychology
Dr Bob Kentridge<https://www.dur.ac.uk/psychology/staff/?id=589> - colour, material, attention, philosophy of perception
Dr Alison Lane<https://www.dur.ac.uk/psychology/staff/?id=2742> - visual neuroscience and neuropsychology
Dr Marko Nardini<http://community.dur.ac.uk/marko.nardini/> - visual and multisensory learning and development
Dr Maria Olkkonen<http://www.mv.helsinki.fi/home/molkkone/> - colour, adaptation, models
Dr Daniel Smith<http://community.dur.ac.uk/daniel.smith2/> - oculomotor control and attention
Dr Lore Thaler<http://community.dur.ac.uk/lore.thaler/> - auditory-visual interactions; human echolocation
Dr Holger Wiese<https://wieselab.com/> - face perception

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