Fully Funded PhD Scholarship in Psychology at the University of Sheffield: Promoting Healthy and Sustainable Diets

University of Sheffield - Department of Psychology

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

Project title: Promoting healthy and sustainable diets

https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/psychology/prospectivepg/phd/projects

Primary supervisor:  Dr Nicola Buckland

Project description: Diets rich in animal meat pose severe risks to the environment, global food security and health. As such there is an urgent need to identify strategies that shift diets to more sustainable and healthy food sources. This PhD project will explore perceptions towards sustainable diets, explore the perceived facilitators and barriers to reducing red meat consumption and will test a range of strategies to reduce red meat consumption with no or reduced meat alternative diets.

Start date: 1 October 2018

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.

Funding: Tuition fees £4194 per year Living Expenses £14,500.00

Science Graduate School

As a PhD student in one of the science departments at the University of Sheffield, you'll be part of the Science Graduate School. You'll get access to training opportunities designed to support your career development by helping you gain professional skills that are essential in all areas of science. You'll be able to learn how to recognise good research and research behaviour, improve your communication abilities and experience the breadth of technologies that are used in academia, industry and many related careers. Visit www.sheffield.ac.uk/sgs to learn more.

For further details and the application process please visit:

https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/psychology/prospectivepg/phd/funding

Closing date for applications is 5pm Wednesday 24 January 2018

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