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Motor Control, Motor Learning and Brain Stimulation - investigating how the brain controls movement and how it allows us to learn new motor skills

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  • Full or part time
    Dr N Jenkinson
  • Application Deadline
    Applications accepted all year round
  • Self-Funded PhD Students Only
    Self-Funded PhD Students Only

Project Description

My research incorporates a range of techniques including non-invasive brain stimulation, electrophysiological recording, eye-tracking, neuroimaging and behavioural techniques. Individuals interested in using these techniques to gain a PhD and are interested in investigating how the brain controls movement and how it allows us to - seemingly effortlessly - learn new motor skills are encouraged to contact PGR administration.

Funding Notes

Applications from home, EU and overseas students are welcome.

The University of Birmingham offers students of the highest calibre the opportunity to compete for a number of international scholarships. For a full list, see - https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/international/students/finance/scholarships/index.aspx

Students are also welcome to apply with their own funding for this project (fees and maintenance), either through their own personal finances or by securing a scholarship.

Eligibility requirements include a 2:1 degree or above in Neuroscience, Psychology or relevant area, and an English language certificate (English at GCSE or equivalent).

Annual bench fee for consumables costs will depend on the project undertaken.

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FTE Category A staff submitted: 34.40

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