Carnegie School of Sport Sponsored Research Bursaries in collaboration with the English Institute of Sport and the British Triathlon Federation
The closing date for applications is midnight, 3rd December 2017.
In collaboration with the English Institute of Sport (EIS) and the British Triathlon Federation (BTF) we are pleased to invite applications for a full-time Studentship to study for a Doctor of Philosophy for a period of three years. If you are an enthusiastic high achieving student looking to study in a vibrant research environment to provide meaningful research and practical support to British athletes in preparation for the Tokyo Olympic Games in 2020, then join us by applying for a full time bursary available within the Carnegie School of Sport.
Proposals can be discussed with the project lead; Professor John O’Hara (J.OHara@leedsbeckett.ac.uk) prior to application. Please note, research must be original, impactful and be highly translational and applicable to a range of Olympic sports and events.
- Applicants are asked to complete the research student application form and provide a proposal of the research to be undertaken using the headings below as a guide.
- The proposal of the research can be up to four A4 pages in length (with references as an addition to the proposal) using type Arial 12 point.
- Applicants are asked to include at the start of the proposal the research project title.
- Applicants should use the research project reference (EISBTF01) as the subject in the email subject line when submitting their applications.
b) Knowledge of the subject area that will allow the development of a focussed line of enquiry;
c) Knowledge and understanding of research methods appropriate to undertaking a PhD in your chosen area of research
d) Clarity on the original contribution that the completed PhD will make to the body of knowledge in the relevant research literature
e) Scale and scope of the proposed research in terms of delivery within the three-year studentship
A stipend of £14,553 paid monthly (amount conditional as offered) and exempt from UK Income Tax and National Insurance
A tuition fee waiver