A unique opportunity is available for 3 outstanding Masters by Research or PhD scholars to conduct research at the Westmead Applied Research Centre in a variety of research areas, including but not limited to:
- improving first responder cardiopulmonary resuscitation and addressing the problem of how to improve outcomes for patients that suffer an out of hospital cardiac arrest,
- improving data-driven quality in primary care and improve effectiveness and efficiency of care for people living with heart disease and/or other chronic health conditions,
- exploring the issues and identifying solutions on the impact of domestic violence on physical health in Western Sydney,
- use of text messaging in chronic disease prevention and management around the world: global commonalities and local adaptations,
- integrating digital solutions into health services,
- implementing quality improvement programs to reduce hospital admissions for chronic health conditions,
- examining the interactions of socioeconomic disadvantage, geography, and gender in prevention and management of chronic disease.
This Scholarship is funded by the Westmead Applied Research Centre, University of Sydney.
- The Scholarship is offered subject to the applicant having an unconditional offer of admission or being currently enrolled in full-time studies in a Masters by Research or PhD at the University of Sydney.
- Applicants must undertake research at the Westmead Applied Research Centre in an area(s) approved by Academic Director, Westmead Applied Research Centre.
- Applicants must also hold an Honours degree or a Master's degree in Health and/or Social Sciences, or a medical specialist qualification.
- Applicants who are full-time and have completed more than three years of their candidature are not eligible to apply.
Value and Duration:
- The Scholarship will provide an annual stipend allowance of $28,000 per annum (indexed on 1 January each year) for up to two years for a Masters by Research, or three years for a PhD, subject to satisfactory academic performance.
- A successful PhD recipient may apply for an extension of up to 6 months.
- Academic course fees and the Student Services Amenities fee are not provided for a successful international applicant
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