We offer a unique programme of Doctoral research that is based on the recognition of a need to cross traditional disciplinary divisions in the scientific study of cultural phenomena. Our training in a wide range of research methods and theoretical approaches equips students for rigorous scientific investigation, enabling them to generate significant discoveries that are of relevance to potentially many diverse fields of academic scholarship on cognition and culture.
In 2017, Aarhus University will be offering a PhD studentship in the Cognitive Science of Religion, for a joint PhD with the Institute of Cognition and Culture, Queen’s University, Belfast.
The Institute building comprises work spaces and computer-equipped offices for students and staff, a seminar room, and four laboratory facilities with state-of-the-art multimedia resources.
The Institute holds weekly 'lab' meetings to allow for further training and collaboration.
Queen's postgraduates reap exceptional benefits. Unique initiatives, such as Degree Plus and Researcher Plus bolster our commitment to employability, while innovative leadership and executive programmes alongside sterling integration with business experts helps our students gain key leadership positions both nationally and internationally.
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The primary topical research interests at the Institute include:
The production, development and investigation of scientific hypotheses in each of these domains of human culture are grounded in the body of knowledge emerging from the evolutionary and cognitive sciences.
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The minimum academic requirement for admission to a research degree programme is normally an Upper Second Class Honours degree from a UK or ROI HE provider, or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the University.
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