The NIDMS partners recognise the important role we can play in providing opportunities for those interested in dance medicine and science to expand their knowledge and understanding of working with dancers and their particular needs.
We currently offer doctors and physiotherapists who are post registration limited observership opportunities in one of our healthcare settings; Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Royal United Hospital, Trinity Laban Health or Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Jerwood Centre for the Prevention and Treatment of Dance Injuries. Those interested should download the placement application form and return the completed form to firstname.lastname@example.org who will let you know what might be available. Please note that placements of 4+ weeks are preferred.
PLEASE NOTE THAT MEDICAL OBSERVERSHIP APPLICATIONS ARE CURRENTLY ON HOLD
Dance Science placements
One Dance UK
Placements are sometimes available within the health team at One Dance UK. Please note that this would be predominantly office based work but will provide an insight into the health work being carried out by NIDMS and One Dance UK. If you are interested in a placement please download and complete this application form and return it to email@example.com
University of Wolverhampton
Formal short period research internships are also available at the University of Wolverhampton. These usually last 4-6 weeks focusing on a specific topic agreed by the intern and the supervisor. Those interested should e-mail their CV and a paragraph about a possible topic for research to Professor Matt Wyon and he will let you know what might be available.