10 April 2020



(Partially Funded) 


Ph.D. Scholarship Available in Translational Stroke Research

A PhD scholarship is available for a student to undertake a research project in the translational stroke research laboratory at the University of Newcastle, Australia. International graduates are invited to undertake a Higher Degree by Research (HDR) to investigate cutting-edge therapies for selectively increasing leptomeningeal collateral blood flow to the ischaemic brain during stroke. They will have access to lab equipment, exceptional mentoring opportunities and international collaboration.

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Students will develop a very broad range of technical skills including preclinical stroke models, advanced microsurgical skills, and cerebral blood flow imaging. They will join a team undertaking an array of preclinical and clinical research in this field and will have access to cutting-edge laboratory equipment, exceptional and rich research environment at the University of Newcastle for the best results.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Biomedical Science
  • Medicine
  • Research Methodology

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Eligible Countries


Program Period

3 years.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • The university is seeking applications from individuals who have completed, or are shortly expected to complete, an undergraduate degree in Biomedical Science, Medicine or an equivalent degree.
  • Experience in research methodology is desirable.
  • Strong proficiency in English is essential
  • Applicants must meet the University of Newcastle’s English Proficiency Policy.
  • The successful applicant must be able to commence into the program by 31 December 2020 at the latest.

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Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded) 

  • The successful applicant will be supported by a scholarship for three years at $28,092 p.a. (indexed annually).
  • For an international student, Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) is provided to Stipend international scholars for the duration of their student visa and any approved upgrade to the scholar’s program. Where the Confirmation of Enrolment (COE) is extended on the basis of an extension to candidature, the scholar will be liable for any additional OSHC costs. International candidates also receive relocation allowance of $1,500 as a once off lump sum payment.

How to Apply

First Step: Interested applicants should send an email to expressing their interest, including scanned evidence of their academic transcript, CV, and documented evidence of English proficiency, by 5pm, Friday 10th April 2020.

Second Step: Applicant short listing will occur by 24th April 2020 with successful applicants being notified by 8th May 2020.


  • All applicants will receive automated confirmation that the documents have been received.
  • the UoN will require colour copies or certified copies of the successful applicant’s academic transcript, evidence of citizenship.

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