The School of Psychology at the University of East Anglia is offering 4 fully-funded PhD studentships in developmental science. Individuals interested in applying to one of the projects listed below are encouraged to contact the named supervisor to discuss their plans prior to submitting an application. 

These studentships are funded for 3 years and comprise of home/EU tuition fees and an annual stipend of £15,009. Entry requirements: Acceptable first degree in Psychology, cognitive sciences or relevant other discipline. The standard minimum entry requirement is 2:1; Masters or equivalent research experience.


Investigating infant sleep to understand Autism Spectrum Disorders (Teodora Gliga)

How do children make sense of the world (George Malcolm)

The early development of visual working memory (John Spencer)

Gaze direction and theory of mind (Martin Doherty)


Applications should include a research proposal (2-3 pages in length) describing the background to the research question and outlining potential methods/paradigms to be used during the project. Inquiries about application procedures should be directed to Sara Bengtsson (). Inquiries about the PhD in Psychology at UEA (structure, training, etc) should be directed to /. Click or tap if you trust this link." rel="noopener noreferrer">Natalie Wyer ().