PhD Scholarship in Exercise Science
Low-intensity exercise with blood flow restriction: A novel training strategy to improve fitness and function in older people.
This exciting opportunity is for a graduate from an exercise/sport science or similar allied health degree, with a strong academic background and a passion for research with older people.
The successful applicant will be based at Murdoch University and aligned with Murdoch’s Centre for Healthy Ageing. The successful applicant will contribute to a research program funded through an NHMRC Investigator Grant held by Dr Brendan Scott. The research will be focused on understanding how best to prescribe exercise with blood flow restriction for older people, with an aim to enhance their functional performance and health. A PhD scholarship stipend of $30,000 pa will be provided as part of this award, for 3.5 years.
|Funding body||Strategic PhD Scholarship from Murdoch University to work on research funded by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).|
|Value||PhD scholarship stipend of $30,000 pa, for 3.5 years.|
|Duration and start date||3.5 years commencing June 2021.|
|Apply by||1 April 2021 5pm (AWST)|
Please email the following documentation to Dr Brendan Scott:
Please note: Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed between 12th-16th April 2021, and the position will commence in June 2021.
For more information about the project contact Dr Brendan Scott (Brendan.Scott@murdoch.edu.au)
For information about the application process contact the graduate research office at Murdoch University. firstname.lastname@example.org