Dr. Niamh Gill

School of Health and Society

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Contact Details

Brian Blatchford PO34

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Current positions

Post-Doctoral Research Assistant


Niamh is currently working as a Post-Doctoral Research Assistant on a project with the Ministry of Defence. Niamh’s research involves investigating the sex differences in the biomechanics of load carriage. Niamh first came to the University of Salford in 2014 for her PhD, which focused was on developing a series of simple computational models of distance running. While at the University of Salford Niamh has also worked closely with the Running Performance Clinic on several projects looking at the biomechanics of running and running-related injuries.

Research Interests

  • Biomechanics of loaded walking
  • Biomechanics of running

Qualifications and Memberships


  • B.A. (mod) Physics and Astrophysics – Trinity College Dublin
  • M.Sc. Sports Biomechanics – Loughborough University
  • Ph.D. Biomechanics, Bioengineering and Human Movement Science – University of Salford
  • PG Cert. Professional Development: Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, University of Salford