PhD positions in infancy research at Lancaster University, UK
2 fully funded (for UK/EU students) PhD studentship in infancy and early development research for entry in October 2020
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Deadline for applications: 3rd February 2020
Lancaster University, one of the top 10 universities in the United Kingdom, has one of the largest infancy research labs in Europe. Here, we study cognitive, language, social and emotional development in populations ranging from foetuses to pre-school children and beyond with a large range of methods (e.g., remote and head-mounted eye tracking, EEG, computational modelling, fNIRS, 4D ultrasound, EMG).
We are now inviting applications for two fully funded Faculty of Science and Technology PhD scholarship in infancy and early developmental research for entry in October 2020. These studentships provide funding for 3.5 years and will cover UK/EU fees, together with a living stipend (approximately £15,000 per year) and access to a grant for research training support. The studentships are provided by Lancaster University as part of the Leverhulme Trust Doctoral Scholarship Programme in Interdisciplinary Research on Infant Development ( Applicants should have an excellent undergraduate and (usually) Masters degree in Psychology or a related discipline.
Full details for making an application can be found here:, and information about completing a PhD in Lancaster can be found here:
Informal inquiries can be made by contacting Gert Westermann (<>) or by contacting potential supervisors directly. For potential supervisors in this Programme see .