7 Full-time Funded PhD Studentships

Leeds Trinity University

Leeds Trinity University is a modern university with a vibrant research environment. The scale of the institution provides for a supportive environment and facilitates research across discipline boundaries. The institution has areas of research excellence in the Arts and Communications, Sport and Exercise Sciences, Psychology, Education and Social Policy. Research students at Leeds Trinity benefit from the institution’s long-standing connections with the heritage sector, education providers, media producers, religious organisations, criminal justice system and a variety of industry links.

Leeds Trinity University is pleased to invite applications from excellent graduates for up to 7 full-time funded PhD Studentships in the following areas:

1) Young parenthood

Under the supervision of Professor Jan Fook and Dr Carmen Lau Clayton


2) Young people's social networking narratives

Under the supervision of Dr Pam Jarvis


3) Resilience and the social and emotional wellbeing of young people

Under the principal supervision of Professor Helen Stain


4) Social inclusion and the transition of young people to university

Under the principal supervision of Professor Helen Stain


5) Imagining Peace

Under the principal supervision of Dr Jon Simons


6) Neurophysiological correlates of exercise and eating behaviour

Under the principal supervision of Dr Martin Barwood


7) Physiological and performance responses of team sport substitutes

Under the principal supervision of Dr Mark Russell


The studentship award will include a fee waiver (up to the value of EU/Home rate) plus an annual tax-free stipend equivalent to the standard Research Council rate £14,553 for 2017-18).

For further information and an application form please visit


Deadline for applications to admissions@leedstrinity.ac.uk

12 noon on Friday May 12, 2017.

Interviews are expected to take place in Early June.

Leeds Trinity University has an Equality and Diversity Policy. We welcome applications from all parts of the community.

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