18 August 2019.



(Partially Funded)


New deep learning based methods for assessment of sleep apnea severity and risk of related short and long term health consequences – PhD scholarship.

This PhD project will focus on developing deep learning based methods for diagnostics of sleep apnea and estimation of related risks for short and long term health consequences.

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The University of Queensland (UQ) is one of Australia’s leading research and teaching institutions. We strive for excellence through the creation, preservation, transfer and application of knowledge.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Computing.
  • Health.
  • Behavioral Sciences.
  • Medicine.
  • Engineering.

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

3-4 years (full time).

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • A bachelor’s degree with at least honours class IIA or equivalent from approved universities, which includes a relevant research component.
  • A research master’s degree.
  • Or coursework master’s degree and an overall GPA (grade point average) equivalent to 5.65 on the 7-point UQ scale, which includes a relevant research component.
  • Or a postgraduate degree of at least one year full-time equivalent with an overall GPA (grade point average) equivalent to 5.0 on the 7-point UQ scale, together with demonstrated research experience equivalent to honours IIA will be considered for PhD entry on a case by case basis.
  • Or a bachelor’s degree plus at least two years of documented relevant research experience, including research publications.

Opportunity Cost

( Partially Funded)

  • Living stipend scholarship

How to Apply

First Step: sent a request scholarship consideration on the application for admission from here.

Second Step: Contact Professor Juha Töyräs

( to discuss your suitability for this scholarship prior to submitting an application.

ensure that you

  1. select ‘I am applying for, or have been awarded a scholarship or sponsorship’
  2. enter in the free-text field ‘SLEEP’
  3. list the enrolling unit as the School of Information Technology & Electical Engineering
  4. enter Professor Juha Töyräs as your supervisor

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This Scholarship Published by:
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Reviewed by “ Eman Fadel Ali / Egypt

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