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Historical development of tennis rackets

Researching how tennis rackets have changed since the origins of the game, following a citizen science approach.

Research Host: Thomas Allen

The student will work on a project to investigate how the tennis racket has developed since the origins of the game in the 1870s.

The ideal student would have an interest in engineering and sport. They would be capable of taking measurements, recording them precisely and analysing the data.

In A Nutshell...

  • Collaborate... with researchers within the university
  • Test... in the laboratory
  • Engage Online... on Teams
  • Show Leadership... and the opportunity to demonstrate creative problem solving
  • Earn up to 300 Rise points ... which can be recognised within your degree.

Schedule

  • call_split 01/06/22 to 15/06/22
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  • call_split 01/06/22 to 15/06/22
    Historical development of tennis rackets
    Understanding how tennis rackets have developed