Scholarship Description:

The University of Southampton is seeking an enthusiastic PhD student who will join a team studying the combined effects of force and vibration on the human hand. The project is designed to investigate how force influences the physiology responses in the fingers to hand-transmitted vibration.

Host College/University:

This research project will involve laboratory experiments using physiological and psychophysical methods and will build a biodynamic model of the hand-arm system to predict the effect of force and vibration.

Degree level:

Studentship is available to pursue PhD program.

Field of Study:

Studentships are awarded in Combined Effects of Force and Vibration on the Human Hand.

Scholarship Award: 

This 3-year studentship covers UK tuition fees and provides an annual tax-free stipend at the standard EPSRC rate, which is £14,777 for 2018/19.


UK applicants are welcome.

Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants must be UK residents with no restrictions on how long they can stay in the UK and have lived here for at least 3 years prior to the start of the studentship. This residence cannot be mainly for the purpose of receiving full-time education.

Applying procedure Instructions:

Click here to apply and select the program – PhD in Engineering and the Environment. Please enter the title of the PhD Studentship in the application form.

Scholarship Official Web Links:

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Scholarship Link: ◄–

Scholarship Deadline:

01 February 2019.


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