Fixed-Term for 18 Months (term length will be reduced if candidate commences role post June 2022 due to funding restrictions).


As part of the legacy of London 2012, Loughborough University London has helped to found the Global Disability Innovation (GDI) Hub, an organisation charged with harnessing academic excellence, innovative practice and co-creation to tackle global challenges around disability.

The GDI Hub is leading a £19.8m global programme funded by the UK Department for International Development entitled: ‘AT2030 – Life Changing Assistive Technology for All’. The AT2030 programme is made up of 11 sub-programmes, to which Loughborough University London’s ‘Overcoming Stigma through Paralympic Sport’ project is one. Anchored to the objective of increasing access to Assistive Technology in Africa, Loughborough University London is leading this international, interdisciplinary and impactful 4-year project in collaboration with the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and the University of Malawi.

The Post Holder will assist the Research Engine to undertake research relevant to the ‘Overcoming Stigma Through Paralympic Sport’ project.

Application Closing Date: 19 October 2020.

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