Current Scholarships in Psychiatry @ UNSW

PhD Scholarships Available: Adults Living with Autism Spectrum Disorders

The Department of Developmental Disability Neuropsychiatry (3DN) within the School of Psychiatry, UNSW Sydney is offering one or more upcoming three-year full-time PhD positions to highly motivated students to work with Professor Julian Trollor on a longitudinal study of participation, productivity, and health and well-being of adults living with autism spectrum disorders.

There is strong likelihood one full scholarship will be funded by the Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) for Living with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) Autism CRC under the Australian Government CRC Program

For more information, please see the detailed

Study Subject: Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders; Health and Wellbeing

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Provided By: The Department of Developmental Disability Neuropsychiatry

To be undertaken at: School of Psychiatry, UNSW Medicine, The University of New South Wales.

Level: Post Graduate (Research)

Availability: Scholarships are open for applications until 13th July 2017.

Payment Information:The value of this scholarship is AUD $26,682.00 per annum. Recipients of an RTP can apply for an AUD $5,000.00 pa top up scholarship. This award is to be used for research and living expenses. This scholarship is paid fortnightly for the period of 3 years. These positions are dependent upon successful enrolment in the Faculty of Medicine.

Research Information: This scholarship is for one of the following fields of research: MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES. Eligibility This scholarship requires you to have achieved outstanding academic results.

Only citizens of Australia or New Zealand or Australian permanent residents can apply.

Application Details: To apply for this scholarship you must apply directly to the Prof Julian Trollor.

You can download a PDF with more information about the scholarship.

Terms and conditions are subject to change. Always confirm details with scholarship provider before applying.

Main Contact Prof Julian Trollor:


Cooperative Research Centre for Living with Autism

The School of Psychiatry is offering a three-year full-time PhD scholarship on a study evaluating the effects of early intervention in children with autism. This PhD position is being offered as part of a broad program of research under Program 1 of the Cooperative Research Centre for Living with Autism (Autism CRC). The successful candidate will conduct research at the KU Marcia Burgess Autism Specific Early Learning and Care Centre in Sydney Australia, a preschool providing early intervention for children with autism. This project will use clinical and behavioural data as well as neuroimaging and eye tracking technology to evaluate the impact of early intervention in autism.

The scholarship will be provided under the guidelines and conditions of the Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) scheme for a period of 3 years, with a stipend rate of AUD $26,288pa. Candidates who successfully attract an APA can apply for a partial or top up scholarship to the value of AUD $5,000pa.




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