UNSW Scientia PhD Scholarships at NeuRA
UNSW announces a number of scholarships of which a few are in conjunction with Neuroscience Research Australia and led by NeuRA senior researchers.
Applications for 2018 open 26th May 2017 for domestic and international students.
The prestigious scholarship package of $50,000 per annum, comprises of a tax-free living allowance of $40,000 per annum for 4 years, and a support package of up to $10,000 per annum to provide financial support for career development activities.
Candidates are placed in an enhanced culture of research excellence, leadership and community, and are provided with career coaching, mentoring and access to a suite of professional development activities.
The following research projects will be your guide to identify your research areas and your prospective research supervisors:
Prof Lynne Bilston – Microstructure-Biomechanics Relationships in Soft Tissues
Dr Richard Vickery – Investigations of Neural Code for Non-Invasive Tactile Sensory Feedback
Dr Julie Brown – A Mobile Technology Application to Reduce Falls Among Children
A/Prof Kim Delbaere – Task-Specific Brain Training to Improve Balance and Cognitive Function
A/Prof Danny Eckert – Targeted Therapies for Sleep Apnoea: A Multidisciplinary Approach
Prof Rob Herbert – Understanding the Mechanisms of Muscle Contracture
Dr Justine Gatt – Neuroscience and Genetics of Mental Resilience
Dr Sylvia Gustin – Modulating the Critical Brain Mechanisms that Underlie Chronic Pain
Prof Simon Gandevia – Impairments in Respiratory Motor Function in Healthy Ageing and COPD
Assoc Prof Jane Butler – Understanding the Mechanisms of Abdominal Functional Electrical Stimulation
Dr Lucette Cysique – The Global Health Impact of Brain Aging in HIV-Infected Persons