See below for the official announcement from our Research Division. If you are interested in pursuing a PhD in our lab, feel free to contact me via the contact form or email.
The School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences at the University of Reading is inviting applicants for PhD studentships to work on topics within the Language, Development and Ageing Research Division. This research division conducts research in psycholinguistics and neurolinguistics, language development, bi-/multilingualism, and language disorders. We are looking for students interested in pursuing PhD projects along these broad themes. Successful applicants will have full access to facilities within the School, which include eye-tracking, TMS, EEG and MRI, and will become members of various labs and research centres across the School and university. This includes the Psycholinguistics and Neurolinguistics Lab and the Acquired Brain and Communication Disorders Lab within the School, and the Centre for Literacy and Multilingualism and the Centre for Integrative Neuroscience and Neurodynamics across the university. A number of PhD studentships are currently available for study beginning in October 2018, as described below.
SeNNS Doctoral Training Partnership
The University of Reading is part of the ESRC funded SeNSS Doctoral Training Partnership which awards studentships for either 3-year PhD study, or combined MSc/PhD study involving a 1-year MSc followed by 3-year PhD. These studentships are open to UK and EU residents on a fees + yearly stipend basis (for UK residents) or a fees only basis (for EU residents). The deadline for applications for these studentships is January 15th, 2018.
Magdalen Vernon Studentship
The School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences also offers funding via the Magdalen Vernon Studentship. This year, one studentship will be available within the Language, Development and Ageing Research Division. This studentship is open to UK, EU and international students and covers fees at the UK/EU rate plus a yearly stipend. International students are welcome to apply but must be able to pay the difference between UK/EU and international fees. The application deadline for this studentship is December 13th, 2017.
University International Research Studentships
The University of Reading also offers studentships to international (non-UK/EU) students. This year, seven International Research Studentships will be available across the university. One award will be made on a fees + stipend basis, while six awards will be made on a fees-only basis. The deadline for applications for International Studentships is January 26th, 2018.
Further information on all schemes is available via the university’s Graduate School Website. Interested applicants should contact the School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences at firstname.lastname@example.org to register their interest in applying. Interested applications should also contact potential supervisors at Reading (see staff list within the School here) to discuss their proposal and application.