Applications are ongoing for the University of Newcastle Fully Funded Postgraduate Scholarships Australia. The PhD Scholarship is available for a student in order to investigate mechanisms underlying myopia under the supervision of Associate Professor Sally McFadden.
Myopia (shortsightedness) is a problem and is now a leading cause of blindness. A range of different projects are available, and would be tailored for the background and interests of the applicant.
Methods of researching include material science, drug development, optics, optical engineering, programming, molecular or anatomical techniques, immunohistochemistry, genetics and/or clinical ophthalmology / optometry. You will broaden your understanding toward the issue and be part in the researching process.
Nationality: both international and local students
Where: The University of Newcastle, Australia
Scholarship award: $26,682 per annum
Duration: three years, with the possibility of a six-month extension
To apply: you need to contact Associate Professor Sally McFadden
Ph: +61 2 49215643
Deadline: 18th August 2017