We offer a number of research studentships each year, these are usually three-year, full-time doctoral research studentships. All studentships are advertised in the national press and are available on a competitive basis.
For the chance to discuss these research opportunities please do book a place on our Open Day.
All applicants should apply via the online application form listed with the relevant studentship below. If you have any questions about research studentships at Worcester please get in touch via email@example.com.
Understanding bumblebee wildflower meadow habitat preferences using multi-scale remote sensing data
This project aims to investigate the use of multi-scale remote sensing data to aid targeted conservation practices for pollinators.
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Deadline for applications: Monday 4 May 2020
Apply for Environmental Studies/Science studentship
The Human Resource Management challenge of predicting employee turnover using machine learning
This research aims to examine the practicalities of applying machine learning to turnover prediction, the identification of key indicators in attrition and how this might inform data-driven retention strategies.
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Deadline for applications: Monday 25 May 2020
Apply for Human Resource Management studentship
Politics, cultures, and marginalised/under-represented communities/groups: deconstructing the identities of coaches and/or leaders in sport, exercise or physical activity
With a specific emphasis on sport, exercise and/or physical activity culture, the project will provide a critical exploration of the identity formation, localised experiences, professional learning and/or notions of community among a chosen demographic.
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Deadline for applications: Wednesday 22 April 2020
Apply for Sport and Exercise Science studentship
Primary school head teachers and collaborative networks
Applications are invited for a fully funded full-time PhD studentship exploring the role that head teacher collaborations play in providing support for primary school head teachers.
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Deadline for applications: Thursday 23 April 2020
Apply for Educational Leadership studentship
An exploration and evaluation of the practice of social prescribing (SP) in a rural area
This studentship will build new knowledge and understanding of the impact of social prescribing in practice, at a time when it has been given a place at the heart of the new NHS.
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Deadline for applications: Thursday 30 April 2020
Apply for Social Policy studentship
What are the character strengths of people working with domestic and/or sexual violence and how do they influence their professional practice and personal well-being?
Applications are invited for a funded full-time PhD studentship exploring the role of character strengths in people working with victims and perpetrators of domestic and/or sexual violence.
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Deadline for applications: Tuesday 28 April 2020
Apply for Domestic Violence studentship
English Literature and the Environmental Humanities
Applications are invited for a funded full-time PhD studentship in the area of Ecologies of Genre or Narratives of environmental injustice.
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Deadline for applications: Monday 8 June 2020
Apply for English Literature studentship