Behavioural Science, PhD Studentships, Warwick Business School, UK, 2013

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Scholarship Description:

Behavioural Science, PhD Studentships, Warwick Business School, UK, 2013 is open for . The scholarship allows level programm(s) in the field of taught at . The deadline of the scholarship is .

Warwick Business School (WBS) is offering six fully funded PhD studentship.  UK/EU and international students can apply for these studentships.  The Studentships will pay an annual maintenance allowance at the standard rate  of £13,590 (based on the ESRC’s current rate) and tuition fees at the Home/EU  rate. The application deadline is 28th June 2013.

Study Subject(s):Studentships are provided in the  field Behavioral Science offered by the university. Course  Level: Studentships are available for pursuing PhD  degree level at Warwick Business School in UK. Scholarship  Provider: Leverhulme TrustEuropean  Research Council, ESRC Network for Integrated Behavioural Science  and EPSRC, Scholarship can be taken at:  UK

Eligibility: Open to both Home/EU and Overseas applicants.  Overseas applicants are welcome to apply but, if successful, will have to pay  the difference between the Home/EU and Overseas Fees.

Scholarship Open for International Students: UK/EU and  international students can apply for these studentships.

Scholarship Description: The  Behavioral Science group at WBS focuses on the interaction between the natural  and social science approaches to understanding behavior. The group is highly  interdisciplinary, using methods drawn from psychology, economics, philosophy,  and statistics. The group conducts basic and applied research, and has many  links to industry. Warwick Business School (WBS) is pleased to invite  applicants for six fully funded PhD Studentship. -One studentship will be  funded by the Leverhulme Trust programme award on Value. The topic areas can  include how people arrive at values under risk and uncertainty and over time, or  how individual values may be elicited and aggregated for public policy purposes.  Applicants with a background in microeconomics, welfare economics and/or the  psychology of judgment and decision making are particularly invited to apply.  Supervision will be by Graham Loomes and Daniel Read from Behavioural  Science. -One studentship will be funded by the ESRC Network for Integrated  Behavioural Science, to investigate affective forecasting, context and the  valuation of public goods. Students should have backgrounds in relevant  disciplines including psychology, economics or complexity science. Supervision  will be by Nick Chater from Behavioural Science, and Gordon Brown from  Psychology. -Two studentships will be funded by a European Research Council  project on the topic of Rationality. Applicants with interests in either human  inference or learning from both an experimental and a computational point of  view would be particularly welcome. An interest in Bayesian and/or  simplicity-based models of cognition would be an advantage. Supervision will be  by Nick Chater, and other members of the Behavioural Science group. -Two  studentships will be funded by the EPSRC, and are joint with Behavioural Science  and the Global Energy Group. These studentships focus on how people make  decisions about heating and cooling in residential markets. This will be applied  research, involving business case analysis, field research and experimentation.  Students with backgrounds in engineering psychology, human factors or related  disciplines are encouraged to apply. Supervision will be by David Elmes from  Global Energy, and Daniel Read from Behavioural Science.

Number of award(s): Six studentships are offered.

Duration of award(s):Studentships are offered for 3  years.

What does it cover? The studentships will pay an  annual maintenance allowance at the standard rate of £13,590 (based on the  ESRC’s current rate) and Tuition Fees at the Home/EU rate.

Selection Criteria: Not Known

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: The mode of applying  is online.

Scholarship Application  Deadline: The application deadline is 28th June  2013

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Degree Level:

Behavioural Science, PhD Studentships, Warwick Business School, UK, 2013 is available to undertake level programs at .

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.


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