Postdoc, PhD and Research Technician vacancies will be posted here once available.

If you are interested in joining the lab for an internship, a PhD or a postdoc, please email Marco Bocchio ( Please see below possible funding opportunities for different career stages.



Local PhD studentships can be obtained both at the departmental and at the Faculty level (Durham Doctoral Studentships)

Deadlines are usually in January, thus it is best to get in touch by November or December.

External opportunities to join the lab as a PhD student include:


Masters students can carry out a 1-year research project in the lab via the MA/MSc by Research. There are a number of scholarships that could fund this programmes.

You could also carry out a shorter project in the lab as part of the Psychology taught Masters programmes (for instance, the MSc in Cognitive Neuroscience).

International students could do an internship in the lab via the new Turing Scheme.


It is possible to carry out 6-10 week summer research placements in the lab. Possible sources of funding for this include:

Durham Psychology undergraduates can also also carry out a placement through the Department’s Research Assistant Scheme.