See below for message from Leeds Metropolitan University:
We are currently advertising four fully-funded PhD bursaries that will start in October 2014. Each studentship will have a bursary of £13,726 per annum (pro-rata as a monthly payment) plus UK/EU Fees paid for a period of three years.
We welcome PhD research proposals based on either agreed projects (please see the links below to the Research Centres) or an applicant’s own area of interest in the disciplines listed below.
Within the Centre for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion the subjects identified are:
- Ethnic Minorities, Leisure and the Countryside
- Feminism, Gender and Physical Education
- Protests as Events/Activism as Leisure
- Sport, Black Women and the Body
- Sport, Diaspora and Inter-Generational Migrant Families
- Transnationalism, Migrant Identities and the Significance of Leisure
- Young people’s experiences of, and opportunities for, physical education and sport in an era of austerity and change: implications for professional practice
Topics for our other research centres (active lifestyles; PE and coaching; tourism, hospitality and events; sport performance; education) are on the same web site.
The advertisement for the Carnegie Postgraduate Bursaries can be found at https://www.leedsmet.ac.uk/research/research-bursaries.htm.
Please note that the closing date for applications is 23rd May 2014 (midnight), interviews will be held on 3rd and 4th July 2014.
Concussion and mTBI: Ethical Issues
Guest Editors: Brad Partridge, Syd Johnson, Frédéric Gilbert
CLOSING DATE FOR SUBMISSIONS: March 7, 2014
This special issue of Neuroethics will focus on concussion and mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI). Continue reading
Of particular potential interest to foreign would-be members keen on avoiding hefty charges for international bank transfers, we have now added the ability to pay the BPSA annual membership fee via PayPal.
The Centre for Global Health Policy at the University of Sussex, UK, invites applications for a Research Fellow to contribute to an ESRC-funded research project “Emerging intersections of biomedical technology and elite sport: institutions, practices and ethics” undertaken in collaboration with Royal Holloway University of London and Swansea University. The position is fixed term 0.8 FTE for 30 months, or shorter period full-time by arrangement.
Further details and application procedure are here: http://www.sussex.ac.uk/aboutus/jobs/328
Deadline for applications is 7th November; interviews will be held on 10th December.
For information, see the dedicated conference information page.
New Executive chosen. Our warm congratulations to Dr Emily Ryall, the new Chair of the BPSA!
A new video of Professor Mike McNamee, explaining the historical background to the official BPSA journal: Sport, Ethics and Philosophy.
A fully funded PhD studentship on the topic of Anti-Doping Amongst Athletes, at Swansea University, is now open for applications.