Versus Arthritis Centre for Sport, Exercise and Osteoarthritis
University of Nottingham

Education and Training

The Centre is committed to providing opportunities for new graduates and junior and senior researchers to develop their research in sport, exercise and osteoarthritis. We currently offer the following opportunities:


The scheme will run for a 8 week period between 4th July - 26th August 2022, plus a dissemination day on the 6th September.

Applications open now CLOSED.   

If you are  a newly graduated health clinician or health scientists, with a first or upper second class degree, interested in research in sport, exercise and osteoarthritis then our Internship Scheme could offer opportunities to:

  • Obtain first-hand experiences of multi-disciplinary research environments in one or more of our collaborative universities (Nottingham, Oxford, Bath, Leeds, Loughborough, Southampton).
  • Work alongside some of the UK’s leading medical and allied health researchers
  • Use state-of-the-art equipment
  • Receive formal education, supervision, evaluation and mentoring 

Bursaries (internal only)

The Centre bursary scheme seeks to provide the opportunity for researchers to be able to attend key conferences and research meetings.

These bursaries can be used to cover reasonable travel and accommodation costs.