|Value||$30,000 per year for 3 years (2018-2021)|
|Number Offered ||2|
|Closing Date||01 November 2017|
The Active Living Laboratory at the University of Otago (www.otago.ac.nz/active-living) calls for expressions of interest in PhD scholarships for working on the Built Environment and Active Transport to School: BEATS Study (www.otago.ac.nz/beats).
This multidisciplinary and multi-sector study spans the fields of exercise sciences, health, transportation, built environment and education. PhD students will be working with the BEATS team on a natural experiment to examine the effects of the built environment changes on active transport to school in Dunedin adolescents.
Applicants must be:
- Holding or being in the process of obtaining a Master’s degree
- Seeking to obtain their doctoral qualification
- Have a background and interest in physical activity, public health, transport and/or built environment
For more details, please visit:
Applicants should send their cover letter, curriculum vitae and university transcripts to Dr Sandy Mandic (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Please note: These PhD scholarships are conditional on receiving research project funding from the Health Research Council of New Zealand (results to be announced in June 2018).