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PhD scholarships in disability sport

My school has just announced funding for 3 PhD scholarships in disability sport here in New Zealand. The projects are in NGB inclusion policy, coaching and coach development, and athlete welfare and care. The projects have been designed in partnership with Paralympics NZ, The Halberg Foundation and Parafed, and the research programme will have a direct impact on the way these organisations support disabled people across community to elite sport.

If you have any suitably qualified MSc students or colleagues that might be interested in living in New Zealand and studying for a PhD in this area, please do share. The link to the projects is below:

Happy to fend off any questions about these from potential applicants, so just send them my way.



Dr Robert Townsend  Lecturer in Sport Coaching and Pedagogy
Te Huataki Waiora School of Health, Sport and Human Performance 
University of Waikato
Private Bag 3105  |  Hamilton 3240  |  New Zealand   |   + 64 7 837 9491  |  @robtownsendPhD