Are you passionate about health prevention?
And looking for an opportunity to work with leading global researchers?
PhD Opportunities with the National Centre of Implementation Science are available now!
WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?
The National Centre of Implementation Science (NCOIS), in partnership with Hunter New England Population Health Research Group (HNEPHRG) are seeking highly motivated candidates interested in pursuing a PhD in implementation research.
ABOUT OUR RESEARCH CENTRE
The programs of research will be undertaken as part of the NCOIS, a NHMRC funded Centre for Research Excellence. Comprising of world leading Australian and international researchers, the NCOIS executes research to improve the implementation of chronic disease prevention programs in community settings. NCOIS also builds research capacity in implementation science and facilitates knowledge translation and collaboration.
HNEPHRG is co-located with Hunter New England Population Health (HNEPH), Australia’s largest population health unit, conducting applied chronic disease prevention and health services research. The group collectively supervises 20 PhD students undertaking complex interventions in a range of community and health care settings.
The opportunity to work across both centres provides students with a dynamic research environment at the intersection of research, policy and practice, providing access to specialists in implementation science and behavioural medicine.
PhD SCHOLARSHIP POSITION DETAILS:
For full position descriptions and application forms, visit: https://www.newcastle.edu.au/study/research/phd-scholarships.
Alternatively, click on each opportunity as listed below:
- PhD Scholarship Opportunity – Identifying effective behaviour change techniques to facilitate implementation of nutrition, physical activity, tobacco and alcohol use prevention programs in children and adolescents Applications open now – closes April 30, 2021
- PhD Scholarship Opportunity – Identifying international and Australian priorities for school-based chronic disease prevention targeting nutrition, physical activity, tobacco and alcohol use Applications open now – closes April 30, 2021
- PhD Scholarship Opportunity – To assess the impact that sports uniforms have on improving NSW primary school students physical activity (NSW Cardiovascular grant funded ) Applications open now – closes May 7, 2021
PhD Scholarship Opportunity – To assess the effectiveness of a sustainability strategy on schools’ sustained implementation of a mandatory physical activity policy Applications open now – closes May 7, 2021
PhD Scholarship Opportunity – Identifying the most effective strategies to support schools implement physical activity programs Applications open now – closes May 7, 2021