Doctor and Master of Philosophy opportunities

Doctor and Master of Philosophy topics

Current opportunities

Scholarships

From time to time, full or partial scholarships are offered to our research higher degree students. Read on to find out more about current opportunities.

The Mater University Study of Pregnancy (MUSP)

Principal Investigators of the Mater University Study of Pregnancy (MUSP) are seeking excellent PhD candidates to undertake research on the lifecourse epidemiology of alcohol disorders. This is a newly funded ARC grant which will investigate predictors and consequences of risky drinking in young people aged 30. A scholarship is available for a suitable PhD candidate. The project, Into the Thirties: persistence and social consequences of risky drinking (PDF,112KB), will be undertaken at The University of Queensland’s School of Public Health.

The Centre for Longitudinal and Life Course Research (CLLR)

The Centre for Longitudinal and Life Course Research (CLLR) is seeking exceptional and highly motivated PhD candidates to undertake research on a range of projects associated with women’s health (PDF, 200KB). CLLR will support high quality domestic and international applicants in their nomination to The University of Queensland’s competitive scholarship rounds. A CLLR top-up scholarship of $5,000 per annum may also be available to successful candidates. The CLLR conducts research on a broad range of health issues across the human lifespan and is located at The University of Queensland’s School of Public Health.

Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research (QCMHR)

We seek to attract a high-quality PhD student to join the Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research (QCMHR) and work as part of the multi-site Centre of Research Excellence in Mental Health Systems Improvement (CREMSI). The successful applicant will work with internationally regarded scholars and undertake important research on the processes of translating mental health research into policy (DOC,167KB).

PhD opportunity 

The successful applicant will conduct research aimed at improving services and coordination of care for people with severe and complex mental illness (SPMI). 

Propose your own topic

You are welcome to contact staff directly and propose your own topic.  Find out more about doing a Higher Degree by Research with us. 

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