Postgraduate Medical Research Scholarships at University of Sydney, Australia 2012

The NHMRC Centre for Integrated Research and Understanding of Sleep (CIRUS) is based at a network of hospitals and research institutes in Sydney and funded by the NHMRC for five years to support research training and research translation in the fields of interdisciplinary sleep medicine. Fields of research will broadly encompass metabolic health and sleep disorders; neurobehavioural and neurobiological interactions with sleep health; increasing effectiveness of treatments for sleep disorders, and new biomarkers of sleep health.

-Scholarship holders will apply for an NHMRC or other scholarship during both the first and second year of tenure of the CIRUS scholarship. Successful applicants who are subsequently awarded an NHMRC or other postgraduate research scholarship will relinquish their CIRUS scholarship. Applicants must be an Australian citizen, a New Zealand citizen or an Australian permanent resident. -Preference will be given to candidates enrolled, or intending to enrol, in a PhD. Scholarships will be administered through the Scholarships Office of The University of Sydney, who will forward your application to CIRU

Scholarship Deadline: 31st October 2011

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