13/06/2018

PhD in Vision Sciences: Investigations into visual crowding

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  • ORGANISATION NAME
    Cardiff University
  • ORGANISATION COUNTRY
    United Kingdom
  • FUNDING TYPE
    Funding
  • DEADLINE DATE
    20/06/2018
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Formal sciences
    Natural sciences
    Professions and applied sciences
  • CAREER STAGE
    First Stage Researcher (R1) (Up to the point of PhD)

Outline

Applications are invited for a 3-year PhD studentship in psychophysics at the School of Optometry and Vision Sciences, in partnership with our collaborators in the Department of Experimental Psychology, UCL.

In this PhD, you will use a range of psychophysical methods to investigate the effects of crowding on perception of visual scenes. You will also relate these to measures of quality-of-life in the same individuals.

What is funded

Full UK/EU tuition fees

Doctoral stipend matching UK Research Council National Minimum

Duration

3 years

Eligibility

UK Research Council eligibility conditions apply

You must have at least a BSc 2.1 Hons degree (or equivalent) in Optometry, and be a Member/Fellow of the College of Optometrists (MCOptom/FCOptom) by the start date and for the duration of the PhD.