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Postgraduate Research Opportunities – University of Reading

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Postgraduate Research Opportunities

The School has an international reputation for research with world-renowned academics specialising in the areas of:

  • Affective Neuroscience & Psychopathology
  • Language, Development and Aging
  • Perception, Cognition & Nutrition

Our research is underpinned by expertise in child development, psychology over the lifespan, and the neuroscience of health and disease. The School has superb state-of-the-art research facilities for studying the brain in action, including the award-winning Charlie Waller Institute for Evidence-Based Treatment, and the Centre for Integrative Neuroscience and Neurodynamics. As well as funding from the Economic and Social Research Council, Medical Research Council, and the University, we have a very strong track record of securing funding from other public and private sector sources.

PhD projects

We focus on helping develop your potential in a supportive and research-active environment. We accept a range of different qualifications, and would be happy to speak about our entry requirements if you are interested in applying to study with us. Please contact to register your interest, or apply online at

Find a PhD

The latest PhD projects can be found online here at FindAPhD.

Fees and funding

To view information on fees and funding, please visit:

For more information on postgraduate research at Reading, please visit the University of Reading research pages

What do our students say?

Hear from some of our students about why they chose to study at the University of Reading, and their experience.

Suzannah Ravenscroft - PhD Student


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