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Postgraduate Studentship Opportunity

Postgraduate Studentship Opportunity

Loughborough University - Mathematics Education Are you interested in the teaching, learning and assessment of mathematics or mathematically-based subjects at university level ? Would you like to join a vibrant and internationally renowned group at the forefront of teaching and learning developments
The Mathematics Education Centre (MEC, http://mec.lboro.ac.uk) has funding to offer a full-time three year studentship to a well-qualified applicant wanting to carry out research in an area related to the interests of its staff. These include: developing mathematics teaching at university level, undergraduate mathematics and mathematical identity, the development and evaluation of mathematics support, engineering mathematics - curriculum development and innovation, enhancing learning and teaching using technology. A full list of research interests can be found here: http://mec.lboro.ac.uk/pages/research_interests.html. With world-wide growth in the num…

PhD Studentship in the School for Health

PhD Studentship in the School for Health

"Motivational Responses To Physical Activity And Dietary Policies: Translating Success From The Smoking Context"

University of Bath - Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Applications are invited for a full-time studentship at the University of Bath (starting October 2010).

Background

The research will take a theory-based approach to exploring the potential to translate strategies found to be successful in reducing smoking prevalence in the UK, to tackling obesity. With obesity levels continually rising, this studentship provides the opportunity to conduct novel and original research in an important and highly topical area. In particular, the research will explore how current social policies to promote physical activity and a healthy diet are perceived and interpreted with respect to motivation for behaviour change. The research will take an interdisciplinary approach combining psychological and social policy perspectives.

The s…