Postgraduate research opportunities

Humanities & Social Sciences

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PhD Studentship - "Ageing and communication: Understanding the roles of cognition, speech production, and social participation"


Deadline:16 March 2020 Opens:4 February 2020

Very limited research has addressed the potential role of cognitive abilities in speech production in older age. Research is therefore needed to advance understanding of the relationships amongst core cognitive abilities and speech production processes.

Fee status

Home (Scottish), EU, Rest of UK, The Channels Islands and Isle of Man

Subject

Psychology

Mode of Study

Full Time

Funding

PhD Studentship - Systems Science in Public Health and Health Economics Research (SIPHER)


Deadline:30 March 2020 Opens:9 January 2020

As part of the SIPHER research project, we are inviting applications for a fully funded PhD to explore policy approaches to public engagement and/or policy understandings of and/or responses to public values, opinions and preferences.

Fee status

Home (Scottish), EU, Rest of UK

Subject

Social work and social policy

Mode of Study

Full Time

Funding

Home fee, Stipend

PhD Studentship - "Changed UK? Charting Changing Public Attitudes And Values Towards the EU and Welfare Over Three Decades"


Deadline:2 March 2020 Opens:28 January 2020

This studentship aims to advance the understanding of changing social attitudes and political values in Britain based on secondary analysis of existing datasets derived from the British Social Attitudes (BSA) survey. It will be supervised jointly by Dr Chris Deeming and Prof Sir John Curtice at Strathclyde University.

Fee status

Home (Scottish), EU, Rest of UK, The Channels Islands and Isle of Man

Subject

Politics, Social work and social policy

Mode of Study

Full Time

Funding

Home fee, Stipend

PhD Studentship - "Understanding the Determinants of Resilience in Biological, Adoptive and Foster Families Living With Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder"


Deadline:30 April 2020 Opens:4 February 2020

This doctoral study will examine the individual, family and contextual factors that promote positive family functioning in biological, adoptive, kinship and fostering families living with FASD.

Fee status

Home (Scottish), EU, Rest of UK, The Channels Islands and Isle of Man

Subject

Social work and social policy

Mode of Study

Full Time

Funding

Home fee, Stipend

PhD Studentship - "Making International Climate Cooperation Work: A Quantitative Analysis of Climate Treaty-Making"


Deadline:30 April 2020 Opens:14 February 2020

International relations between countries are often via multilateral agreements. Using climate treaty-making as a pertinent empirical study, this project aims to develop a better understanding of how governments of individual countries make multilateral agreements.

Fee status

Subject

Politics

Mode of Study

Full Time

Funding

Home fee, Stipend

Dean's Global Research Scholarship: Humanities & Social Sciences - 2020/21


Deadline:30 March 2020 Opens:28 October 2019

These scholarships, for new, self-funded, international applicants, will help to cover the difference between the tuition fee for a UK/EU postgraduate research student, and that chargeable to an overseas postgraduate research student. The awards will apply for each year of study up to 3 years.

Fee status

International

Subject

Politics, History, Modern languages, Speech and language therapy, Education, Law, Creative writing, English, Psychology, Social work and social policy, Journalism

Mode of Study

Full Time

Funding

International fee

Student Excellence Awards (SEA) 2020/21


Deadline:6 March 2020 Opens:6 November 2019

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences is pleased to invite applications from excellent students with original research proposals for the University of Strathclyde Student Excellence awards commencing in October 2020. There are six awards available: one for each of our academic Schools.

Fee status

Home (Scottish), EU, Rest of UK, The Channels Islands and Isle of Man

Subject

Physical activity for health, Politics, History, Modern languages, Speech and language therapy, Education, Law, Creative writing, English, Psychology, Social work and social policy, Journalism

Mode of Study

Full Time

Funding

Home fee, Stipend