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PhD position available, BBSRC/EASTBIO funding for 4 years

SciencePosted by Daniela Balslev Tue, October 11, 2016 13:34:15
A PhD scholarship in Cognitive Neuroscience starting in September 2017 is available at the University of St Andrews. The student will use Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) to investigate the role of oculosensory and oculomotor signals in spatial attention.

The project is at the interface between Psychology and Neuroscience and should be of interest to students not only in these disciplines, but also in computer science, physics, biology, engineering, maths, medicine and related areas. She or he will be supervised by me and Amelia Hunt and will join multidisciplinary teams interested in Vision Science at St Andrews and the nearby Aberdeen. Experience with TMS, eye tracking, psychophysics and Matlab programming would be an advantage, but not a requirement. The student will have the opportunity to train in using these methods.

This PhD scholarship is funded via the BBSRC/EASTBIO scheme, so one of the eligibility criteria for the student is UK residency. Other funding for EU students is available from The School of Psychology and Neuroscience at St Andrews.

Application deadline for BBSRC/EASTBIO studentship: December 5th, 2016

You can read more detailed information about the project, the application procedure and the eligibility criteria below:

Detailed project description

Application Procedure

Eligibility rules for BBSRC

If interested, please get in touch, you can email me at daniela.balslev@st-andrews.ac.uk

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