We host 20-30 graduate students at any time and applications are invited from prospective PhD students wishing to pursue research in areas covered by any of our research programmes. Our approaches include experimental cognitive psychology, neuropsychology, computational modelling and neuroimaging using MRI, MEG, and EEG.

Our information poster for October 2017 places can be found here.

To find out more about our current research and our programme leaders, please visit our research programmes page. Feel free to email any of the researchers to find out more about their programmes and research opportunities in their groups. Read a student testimonial here.

All students are registered as members of the Graduate School of Life Sciences at the University of Cambridge. They are members of a college and have full use of University facilities as well as those of the Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit.

Additional funded projects for October 2017

In addition to our usual intake we have the opportunity to offer 2  extra funded PhD posts to work with Dr Duncan Astle on ‘The effect of poverty on cognition, the brain and education. For further details please see here.

How to apply?

For information about how to apply for postgraduate studies at the Unit, please visit the page below which has extensive information about the application procedure.

If you require any help or information related to studentships then please get in touch with Amy Roberts who is the Graduate Student Administrator.