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Peter Sinclair
08-16-2010, 02:33 PM
TITLE: Australian Postgraduate Research Award (Industry) on Aerial Motion of Athletes

DESCRIPTION: This scholarship is funded by an ARC Linkage-Projects grant and will provide support for 3 years on a full-time basis for a research project leading to a PhD. The objective of the research project is to measure and model the aerial motion of platform and springboard divers and to develop optimal control to improve performance.

ELIGIBILITY: Applicants should have completed an Honours 1 or 2A degree in mathematics or engineering by March 2011. Experience/background in geometric mechanics, biomechanics, or motion control would be an advantage. Applicants must be Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents or New Zealand citizens. International students can apply, but the scholarship does not cover any tuition fees payable by international students.

AMOUNT AWARDED: The scholarship stipend is $27,222 per annum (tax exempt). Please note that this scholarship is conditional on the University formalising an agreement with the NSW Institute of Sport.

APPLICATION GUIDE: For further information, contact Associate Professor Holger Dullin (E-mail: Holger.Dullin@Sydney.edu.au; Phone: 61 2 9351 4083). Applications, including a curriculum vitae (include title and abstract of honours thesis), copy of an academic transcript, proof of citizenship or permanent residency, the names and contact details of at least two referees should be sent to Associate Professor Holger Dullin, School of Mathematical Sciences, The University of Sydney NSW 2006.

CLOSING DATE: 31 August 2010



Peter Sinclair
Faculty of Health Sciences
THE UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY
Telephone +61 2 9351 9724
Email peter.sinclair@sydney.edu.au