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Brain, Action and Cognition Lab PhD Studentship, Brain Mechanisms of Learning in UK, 2019

The Brain, Action and Cognition Lab is offering PhD Studentship, Brain Mechanisms of Learning to study in the UK. Studentship is available for UK/EU students.

This exciting project will include opportunities to develop and use highly innovative experimental designs and a range of different data acquisition and analysis methods.

Brain, Action and Cognition Lab work investigates the mechanisms in the human brain that underly higher cognition, learning and the control of action. Current projects focus on contributions of the frontal lobes and the cerebellum.

Scholarship Description

  • Applications Deadline: February 11, 2019
  • Course Level: Studentship is available to pursue PhD programme.
  • Study Subject: Studentship is awarded to investigate frontal lobe and cerebellar basis of memory formation and decision-making in the human brain (see Ramnani (2006), Nature Reviews Neuroscience 7(7):511-522).
  • Scholarship Award: The studentship is expected to commence in September 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter. For eligible students the studentship will cover UK/EU fees and a tax-free annual stipend, equivalent to UKRI rates, with London weighting (starting at approximately £17,000 per year).
  • Nationality: Studentship is available for UK/EU students.
  • Number of Scholarships: Numbers not given
  • Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility for the Scholarship

Eligible Countries: Studentship is available for UK/EU students.

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria:

Applicants should ideally hold, or be predicted to achieve, a first class or upper second class undergraduate degree in Psychology, Neuroscience, or related disciplines (an MSc in these subjects is not essential).

English Language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

Application Procedure

How to Apply: Applications should be submitted via RHUL Direct.

You do not need to submit a research proposal for this project. Instead, please submit your CV and a personal statement where you explain how your past research experience and studies have prepared you for this project. Please contact Professor Narender Ramnani (n.ramnani-at-rhul.ac.uk) with further queries.

Scholarship Link