A PhD in Psychology

A PhD Opportunity: Wearable technology and panic attacks

The Open University is offering a fully funded PhD studentship to explore the feasibility of using mobile and wearable technology to identify and support panic attacks. The School of Psychology and Counselling and the School of Computing and Communications at the Open University are seeking a candidate for a fully funded PhD studentship to explore… Continue reading A PhD Opportunity: Wearable technology and panic attacks

A PhD in Psychology, Social Psychology

An issue of ‘bad’ participant interviews

Marianna Latif is working on a PhD on migrant fatherhood and use of symbolic resources. In this week’s social psychology blog, she discusses a methodological issue related to participant interviews.  Interviewing in qualitative research is one of the most common way of gathering data. As a qualitative researcher you think carefully about what it is… Continue reading An issue of ‘bad’ participant interviews

A PhD in Psychology

Understanding the Doctoral Training Partnership: A guide to getting funding for a PhD in psychology

Sarah Crafter, the pathway lead for the Doctoral Training Partnership in Psychology, talks about applying for doctoral funding. Students have many different reasons for wanting to do a PhD but figuring out the process for applying for doctoral studies is a bit of a minefield. This is partly because applying for doctoral studies is a… Continue reading Understanding the Doctoral Training Partnership: A guide to getting funding for a PhD in psychology

A PhD in Psychology

The Datafication of the Citizen: A PhD in Social Psychology

Emma Brice is working on a PhD on ‘The Datafication of the Citizen’. She notes that citizens are becoming increasingly datafied by institutions (corporations and the government). In order to investigate this phenomenon, she will be looking at how individuals, experts, corporations and the UK government talk about data privacy. In this week’s social psychology… Continue reading The Datafication of the Citizen: A PhD in Social Psychology