Two fully-funded PhD (DPhil) Studentships on ‘Childhood Adversity and Lifetime Resilience’, University of Oxford

Applicants are sought for two fully-funded PhD (DPhil) studentships as part of an interdisciplinary project on ‘Childhood Adversity and Lifetime Resilience’ at University of Oxford. One student will work in the Faculty of History on ‘Child abuse and neglect in mid-twentieth-century Britain’. The other student will work in the Department of Experimental Psychology on ‘Child maltreatment and psychopathology: an investigation of risk and resilience’.

These studentships are part of the Humanities and Science programme, funded through TORCH | The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The programme is designed to create new interest in, and opportunities for, research that reaches between the humanities and sciences. The deadline for applications is 13 March 2015.

For more information on the studentships and how to apply: http://torch.ox.ac.uk/childhoodstudentships