PhD Scholarship in Psychology at the University of Sheffield: Promoting inclusion and reducing discrimination

University of Sheffield - Department of Psychology

Fully Funded PhD Scholarship in Psychology at the University of Sheffield

This is one of many projects in competition for the current funding opportunities available within the Department of Psychology

Project title: Promoting inclusion and reducing discrimination

Primary supervisor: Dr C Wood

Project description: Finding effective ways to change behaviour is an important focus of social psychology. Prejudice and discrimination against individuals based on their race, sexuality, gender etc., remains a large issue in the UK, and so it is important that we examine ways in which we can reduce prejudice, and bolster positive intergroup relations and behaviour. This PhD project would involve designing and testing effective interventions to improve intergroup relations.

Start date: 1 October 2017

Requirements: Applicants must have a minimum of a first class or high upper second-class undergraduate honours degree and a distinction or high merit at Masters level in psychology or a related discipline.

For further details and the application process please visit:

Closing date for applications is 5pm Wednesday, 1 February 2017

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