[visionlist] PhD Opportunities in Vision: 12th December 2016

The School of Psychology at the University of Nottingham is a research-led department, with a strong
research group in Visual Neuroscience.  Potential supervisors include, Harriet Allen, Matias Ison, Alan Johnston, Tim Ledgeway, Paul McGraw, Jon Peirce, Neil
Roach, Denis Schluppeck and Ben Webb. We have comprehensive state-of-the-art facilities for work in Psychology, Visual Psychophysics and Neuroscience, including access to the world leading brain imaging facilities in the Sir Peter Mansfield Magnetic Resonance

We are seeking highly-motivated candidates for our PhD programme to join a very active group of over 60 postgraduate students in the School. Funded studentships are available through the School of Psychology and various doctoral training centres at the University
of Nottingham that support Psychology supervisors including the ESRC MSG (Psychology and Digital Society pathways), BBSRC and EPSRC Horizon.

Candidates should have a good honours degree (at least 2:1 or equivalent) in a relevant discipline. A Masters qualification is not required at the point of application, but a Masters in a relevant discipline would be an advantage.

How to apply

In the first instance you should identify a potential supervisor http://ift.tt/2fkdWlr the school with
whom you would like to conduct your research. You should then develop a project proposal in discussion with that supervisor.

You can find a list of potential research projects here

The supervisor can also advise on possible routes to funding.

Your application form should be submitted via the University’s admissions system


Candidates requiring funding support from the School should apply to the University before the 12th December 2016. However, potential supervisors should be contacted as soon as possible. Interviews will be conducted in December 2016 and early January 2017.

Initial enquires may be addressed to Raj Birring, the Postgraduate Manager, at

Email : raj.birring@nottingham.ac.uk
Tel : +44 115 846 7238 


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