Behavioural Science PhD Studentships at Warwick Business School in UK, 2013

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Warwick Business School (WBS) is offering six fully funded PhD studentship. UK/EU and international students can apply for these studentships. The Studentships will pay an annual maintenance allowance at the standard rate of £13,590 (based on the ESRC’s current rate) and tuition fees at the Home/EU rate. The application deadline is 28th June 2013.

Study Subject(s): Studentships are provided in the field Behavioral Science offered by the university.
Course Level: Studentships are available for pursuing PhD degree level at Warwick Business School in UK.
Scholarship Provider: Leverhulme TrustEuropean Research Council, ESRC Network for Integrated Behavioural Science and EPSRC,
Scholarship can be taken at: UK

Eligibility: Open to both Home/EU and Overseas applicants. Overseas applicants are welcome to apply but, if successful, will have to pay the difference between the Home/EU and Overseas Fees.

Scholarship Open for International Students: UK/EU and international students can apply for these studentships.

Scholarship Description: University of WarwickThe Behavioral Science group at WBS focuses on the interaction between the natural and social science approaches to understanding behavior. The group is highly interdisciplinary, using methods drawn from psychology, economics, philosophy, and statistics. The group conducts basic and applied research, and has many links to industry.
Warwick Business School (WBS) is pleased to invite applicants for six fully funded PhD Studentship.
-One studentship will be funded by the Leverhulme Trust programme award on Value. The topic areas can include how people arrive at values under risk and uncertainty and over time, or how individual values may be elicited and aggregated for public policy purposes. Applicants with a background in microeconomics, welfare economics and/or the psychology of judgment and decision making are particularly invited to apply. Supervision will be by Graham Loomes and Daniel Read from Behavioural Science.
-One studentship will be funded by the ESRC Network for Integrated Behavioural Science, to investigate affective forecasting, context and the valuation of public goods. Students should have backgrounds in relevant disciplines including psychology, economics or complexity science. Supervision will be by Nick Chater from Behavioural Science, and Gordon Brown from Psychology.
-Two studentships will be funded by a European Research Council project on the topic of Rationality. Applicants with interests in either human inference or learning from both an experimental and a computational point of view would be particularly welcome. An interest in Bayesian and/or simplicity-based models of cognition would be an advantage. Supervision will be by Nick Chater, and other members of the Behavioural Science group.
-Two studentships will be funded by the EPSRC, and are joint with Behavioural Science and the Global Energy Group. These studentships focus on how people make decisions about heating and cooling in residential markets. This will be applied research, involving business case analysis, field research and experimentation. Students with backgrounds in engineering psychology, human factors or related disciplines are encouraged to apply. Supervision will be by David Elmes from Global Energy, and Daniel Read from Behavioural Science.

Number of award(s): Six studentships are offered.

Duration of award(s): Studentships are offered for 3 years.

What does it cover? The studentships will pay an annual maintenance allowance at the standard rate of £13,590 (based on the ESRC’s current rate) and Tuition Fees at the Home/EU rate.

Selection Criteria: Not Known

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 28th June 2013

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