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4 year studentship, covering fees and stipend at RCUK level (£14,553 for 2017-18).
The PhD will start in Oct 2017. Applicants should have, or be expecting to receive, a 2.1 Hons degree in a relevant subject.
As part of the studentship the successful candidate will be required to undertake a minimum of 120 hours Sports and Exercise Sciences demonstrating per annum. The studentship would therefore suit candidates with an interest in teaching.
Please apply online here, including CV and references (we don't require a research proposal): https://studentservices.leeds.ac.uk/pls/banprod/bwskalog_uol.P_DispLoginNon
The PhD is based in the Faculty of Biological Sciences.
Clark, C., Barnes, C., Holton, M., Summers, H and Stratton, G. (2016). Profiling movement quality and gait characteristics according to body mass index in children (9-11y). Human Movement Science 49, 291-300.
McFarlane, L.A., Altringham, J.D. and Askew, G.N. Intra-specific variation in wing morphology and its impact on takeoff performance in blue tits (Cyanistes caeruleus) during escape flights J. Exp. Biol. 219 1369-1377, 2016
Askew, G.N. The elaborate plumage in peacocks is not such a drag. J. Exp. Biol. 217, 3237-3241. 2014.
Holt, N.C., Roberts, T.J. and Askew, G.N. The energetic benefits of tendon springs in running: is the reduction of muscle work important? J. Exp. Biol. 217, 4365-4371. 2014.
FTE Category A staff submitted: 60.90
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