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Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary (HPB) PhD Research Scholarship

Key details

$35,000 per annum
Length of Support
1 year

About this scholarship

Background: The Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary (HPB) Unit at Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney and Sydney Vital Translational Cancer Research Centre are offering a full-time scholarship for a Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine) student at the University of Sydney commencing 2017 or 2018.

Open to:

1. Applicants must have an unconditional offer of admission for full-time studies in the Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine) program at the University of Sydney commencing 2017 or 2018.

2. Applicants must be willing to undertake research in a field of research that includes, but is not limited to:

  • Prognostic biomarkers in pancreatic cancer-IHC, proteomics, metabolomics,
  • Role of pancreatitis in adverse outcomes following pancreatic surgery
  • Neo-adjuvant chemotherapy in resectable pancreatic cancer,
  • Nutrition and quality of life in pancreatic cancer, or
  • Immune therapy in pancreatic cancer

3. Applicants must hold a Honours degree (First Class or Second Class Upper) and/or a medical degree recognised in Australia.

4. Applicants must be Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents, New Zealand citizens or international applicants eligible for a visa.

Value: $35,000 per annum

Duration:  For up to one year, subject to satisfactory academic performance. The recipient may apply for an extension and this may be available if funds are available.

Further Infomation: Flyer and Terms and Conditions

Open Date:  Closed
Close Date:  Closed


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