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PEDAL: Centre for Research on Play in Education, Development & Learning

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PEDAL – serious research about play

What is PEDAL?

Our mission is to conduct academic research into the role of play in young children’s lives and to inform wider practice and policy.  PEDAL is located in the University of Cambridge’s Faculty of Education, and was launched in October 2015 with funding from the LEGO Foundation. PEDAL is part of the Psychology, Education and Learning Studies Research Group at the Faculty.


Apply for a fully-funded PhD studentship with PEDAL

PEDAL is recruiting for up to four PhD studentships that will start in 2019. These are three year PhD studentships fully-funded by the LEGO Foundation and the University of Cambridge. There is also potential for an additional funded year to undertake a Masters Degree in the Faculty of Education if a successful applicant does not hold a relevant Masters Degree.

More information and details of how to apply are available on the links below:

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