WRDTP Network Award

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Title of network: Inequalities and cognitive development
Academic Lead: Mark Mon-Williams, Psychology Department, University of Leeds
Partners: Bradford Institute of Health Research (BIHR)

Studentship topic 1: The impact of socio-economic polarization and inequalities of wealth and income on sensorimotor development in children.
Principal Supervisor: Liam Hill, Psychology Department, University of Leeds.
Co-Supervisor: Dan Carroll, Psychology Department, University of Sheffield.

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.
Co-Supervisor: Amanda Waterman, Department of Psychology, University of Leeds.

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, Psychology Department, University of Sheffield.
Co-Supervisor: Paul Wakeling, Sociology Department, University of York.