Closing date: 31/05/2021
Student type: Domestic and International students are eligible for this scholarship program.
Level of study: PhD
Study area: In this funded PhD programme, the successful candidate will assess the effectiveness of using a wearable focal vibration garment post-exercise for stimulating intramuscular and performance adaptations to training in runners.
Scholarship value: Stipend $26,000 per annumplus domestic fees
Description: This PhD scholarship has been funded by Callaghan Innovation and seeks to investigate how a wearable vibration garment, developed by Myovolt Ltd., influences muscle recovery and training adaptation in runners. The PhD candidate will undertake their academic research at AUT and contribute to research and development at Myovolt.
Eligibility: 1) Applicants must have completed a Bachelors (Honours) or Masters degree in a health or science related discipline. 2) Knowledge and experience in exercise and sports physiology is desirable. 3) The successful candidate will demonstrate enthusiasm and have an outstanding academic record and be prepared to conduct the doctoral study at Auckland University of Technology (AUT) based at AUT Millennium Precinct in Albany, in Auckland, New Zealand. 4) Applicants must be NZ Citizens, NZ Permanent Residents or international students currently onshore in New Zealand. 5) Applying for a scholarship and admission into AUT are separate processes at AUT. Applicants must fulfil all conditions for admission to the Doctoral Programme in AUT. These can be found on the AUT website https://www.aut.ac.nz/courses/doctor-of-philosophy. 6) Good communication skills in written and spoken English is essential. 7) Requirements for the Doctoral programme include having completed the required academic qualifications for direct entry and meeting the requirements for English language proficiency. Minimum English language requirement for international applicants – IELTS scores of 6.5 overall with 7 in writing and all other bands 6.0 or higher. A high proficiency in English is essential.
How to apply: No application required