Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary (HPB) PhD Research Scholarship

Updated: about 19 hours ago
Deadline: 27 Oct 2017

Funding Body:

The University of Sydney


Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary (HPB) PhD Research Scholarship

Research Areas:

Health Sciences


Postgraduate Research


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 Philsophy (Medicine) student at the University of Sydney commencing 2017 or 2018.


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 in 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 pancrearic cancer - IHC, proteomics, metabolomics,
  • Role of pancreatitis in adverse outcomes following pancreatic surgery,
  • Neo-adjuvant chemotherapy in resectale 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 medical degree recognised in Australia.

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

Amount awarded:

The scholarship will provide a stipend allowance of $35,000 per annum for up to one year, subject to satisfactoryacademic performance. The recipient may apply for an extension and this may be available if funds are available.

Application guide:

For further information on this scholarship please see the Scholarship Flyer and Terms and Conditons.

To apply for this scholarship please complete the Application Form.

Closing date:

27 October 2017

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