PhD Studentships in the Department of Psychology

Goldsmiths, University of London

The Department of Psychology at Goldsmiths, University of London invites applications for PhD studentships in the academic year 2017-18.

The Department of Psychology is a thriving centre of excellence in research with over 150 postgraduates (including PhD and MSc students across 7 postgraduate programmes). In the 2014 Research Excellence (REF), the department was rated joint 3rd of UK psychology departments for research intensity or concentration of research excellence, with 78% of its research judged as world-leading or internationally excellent. 

The Department’s research is structured around four main clusters: Applied Psychology; Brain and Cognition; Individual differences, Social Processes and Psychopathology; Typical and Atypical Developmental Psychology.

We offer a lively research community and excellent facilities including well-equipped specialist laboratories for psychophysiological and experimental research (e.g. EEG laboratory equipped with multiple high- density EEG systems, eye tracking facilities, and stereotactic non-invasive brain stimulation laboratories). The department is part of the ESRC funded South East Network for Social Sciences (SeNSS) which provides excellent postgraduate training throughout the South East.

A number of studentships are available through ESRC funding (via SeNSS) or Departmental Bursaries. If you are interested in applying for one of these studentships, please look at staff research interests and contact potential supervisors before applying.

Applications should be made via the Goldsmiths Online Application Service (GOAS). A link to this application portal, as well as additional information regarding the application procedure, can be found on the MPhiL & PhD Psychology programme pageApplicants must follow the application guidelines carefully.

Please visit the website for more information on research opportunities at Goldsmiths. 

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