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Network Award 2017 – Inequalities and cognitive development

Title of network: Inequalities and cognitive development
Academic Lead: Prof Mark Mon-Williams, Department of Psychology, University of Leeds, m.mon-williams@leeds.ac.uk
Partners: Bradford Institute of Health Research

Public Sector

Studentship topic 1: The impact of socio-economic polarization and inequalities of wealth and income on sensorimotor development in children. Principal Supervisor: Liam Hill, Department of Psychology, University of Leeds, l.j.hill@leeds.ac.uk. Co-Supervisor: Dan Caroll, Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, l.j.hill@leeds.ac.uk.
Partner: Bradford Institute of Health Research

Studentship topic 2: The impact of socio-economic polarization and inequalities of wealth and income on cognitive development in children. Principal Supervisor: Kate Pickett, Department of Health Sciences University of York, kate.pickett@york.ac.uk. Co-Supervisor: Amanda Waterman, Department of Psychology, University of Leeds, a.h.waterman@leeds.ac.uk.
Partner: Bradford Institute of Health Research

Studentship topic 3: Understanding how we can close the achievement gap: Examining the interaction between early socioeconomic factors and cognitive skills on mathematical skills. Principal Supervisor: Emma Blakey, Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, a.h.waterman@leeds.ac.uk. Co-Supervisor: Paul Wakeling, Department of Sociology, University of York, paul.wakeling@york.ac.uk.
Partners: Bradford Institute of Health Research