Category: Job, Research & Professional Development Opportunities

Job announcement: Post Doctoral Researcher (Level 1) in Physical Activity for Health

With over 18,000 students and 2,000 members of staff, the University of Limerick (UL) is an energetic, research led and enterprising institution with a proud record in innovation and excellence in education, research and scholarship. The dynamic, entrepreneurial and pioneering values which drive UL’s mission and strategy ensure that we capitalise on local, national and…
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ICDAM 2023, University of Limerick, 26th-29th June

The University of Limerick are looking forward to hosting this year’s ICDAM conference which will be held over a 4-day period from June 26th to 29th. The theme of the conference is ‘Physical Activity and Dietary Assessment Across the Lifespan’ and includes a 3-day scientific programme with keynote speakers across dietary and physical activity assessment.…
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Health-Enhancing Physical Activity & Healthy Lifestyle for All Course

This course, offered by the International Sport and Culture Association (ISCA) will equip participants with the knowledge and confidence to contribute to reversing the growing prevalence of unhealthy lifestyles in our societies and help people thrive more in their everyday lives. By completing the online course, participants will discover evidence-based approaches, tools and expert tips…
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Public Health Matters: New online course to help healthcare professionals support older people to be more physically active

The Institute of Public Health (IPH) recently launched a free online learning pathway developed to help general practitioners, nurses, physiotherapists, and occupational therapists, to support older people to have more physically active lives. The ‘Getting Active for Better Ageing’ pathway sets out key facts, information and guidelines on physical activity, and tools on how to…
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Policies and Environment SIG Webinar: Overview of ISBNPA 2023 Pre-Conference Workshops

This 60-minute webinar, organised by ISBNPA Policies and Environment SIG, will showcase six pre-conference workshops at ISBNPA 2023 in Uppsala, Sweden, that are relevant to individuals working in the broad area of policy and environment research and practice to improve diet and physical activity. Each of the pre-conference workshop leads will give a brief overview…
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ISBNPA Implementation and Scalability SIG Webinar

ISBNPA Webinar from the Implementation and Scalability SIG: March 10, 2023 Title: Intervention Adaptations – understanding their impact and decisions to make adaptations https://isbnpa.org/webinar/march-10-2023-utc-implementation-and-scalability-sig-webinar-adaptations-understanding-their-impact-and-decisions-to-make-adaptations/   Speakers Christopher Miller, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School Shannon Wiltsey-Stirman, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, Stanford Medicine   Learning objectives 1. `Introduction to adaptation (why adapt/concepts/definitions)` 2. `Introduction…
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Exercise is Medicine Mid-West (EIM Mid-West) – PhD Studentships

EIM at the University of Limerick would now like to offer a full-time PhD Scholarship to a suitable candidate, details of the application process are given below. The successful candidate would become part of the EIM at UL and be part of the Health Research Institute. As such, the PhD candidate would have the full…
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CARA Job Opportunity – Health and Wellbeing Coordinator

Cara, through the support of the Health Service Executive (HSE) Health and Wellbeing Department are looking for a full time Health and Wellbeing Coordinator to coordinate the development, delivery, and evaluation of a national education programme for adult day services. The aim of the programme is to increase the knowledge and understanding of management, staff,…
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Sport Ireland – Evaluation Manager Job Opportunity

Sport Ireland are now recruiting an Evaluation Manager which some of your contacts might be interested in applying for. Please find attached a job description for the vacancy of Evaluation Manager at Sport Ireland. Evaluation Manager Job Description 2022   This role is a full-time permanent position with Sport Ireland and will be recruited on…
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Applications for PAfH’s ‘PA Policy and Intervention Evaluation’ Training Course

Applications are now open for PAfH’s ‘Physical Activity Policy and Intervention Evaluation’ Training Course Dates: 16th and 17th January 2023 Venue: Physical Education and Sports Science (PESS Building, University of Limerick) Application process: Submit a max 2 page CV along with 500 word (max.), expression of interest/motivation to attend this course to Liam Kelly@ul ie…
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