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The Vice Chancellor’s PhD Studentships

With Anglia Ruskin University, you can pursue your passion. Apply for one of our fully-funded PhD studentships, starting in September 2019 – and join a community of researchers committed to making a profound difference to the world around us.

The deadline for applications is 3 March 2019 and studentships start in September 2019.

Successful applicants will benefit from a fee waiver and a stipend/bursary at UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) level. As PhDs run for three years, your stipend will be uplifted in line with UKRI recommendations for each year of study.

Further details and entry requirements can be found here: https://www.anglia.ac.uk/research/postgraduate-research/phd-studentships

Please note: the opportunities below are listed under ‘Music therapy (two projects)’ with the third listed under ‘Sustainable health systems’.

Shortlisted applicants will be contacted in early April. 

Interviews will be held between 23 April and 3 May. The actual interview dates can be found under each project description.

If you have any queries about the application process or the terms and conditions of our Vice Chancellor's PhD Studentships, please contact Becky Kraszewski on 01245 684920 or email vcphdstu@anglia.ac.uk

To discuss a research project, please contact the supervisor(s) named in the relevant project description.

1. Designing and testing a musical instrument application with in-patients for hand rehabilitation following stroke


Studentship number: A13
Location: Cambridge
Supervisors: Professor Jörg Fachner and Dr Domenico Vicinanza
Informal enquiries: jorg.fachner@anglia.ac.uk
Interviews: Thursday 2 May 2019 in Cambridge

See attached flyer for further information

2. The impact of music therapy on the physiological and psychological stress of being a carer for a partner with dementia
Studentship number: A09
Location: Cambridge
Supervisors: Dr Matt Bristow, Dr Eimear Lee, Professor Helen Odell-Miller OBE
Informal enquiries: matt.bristow@anglia.ac.uk
Interviews: Monday 30 April 2019 in Cambridge

See attached flyer for further information

3. A home-based spousal caregiver-delivered music intervention for people living with dementia: a randomised controlled trial

Studentship number: A14
Location: Cambridge
Supervisors: Professor Helen Odell-Miller OBE
Informal enquiries: helen.odell-miller@anglia.ac.uk
Interviews: Wednesday 24 April 2019 in Cambridge

See attached flyer for further information