2013 Deakin University PhD Scholarships in Dietary Intervention and Receptor Genes in Australia

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Deakin University’s Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research offers PhD scholarships for Australian or New Zealand Citizens. Two PhD projects are available in dietary intervention and receptor genes. Project one based at Deakin University’s Melbourne Burwood Campus will be related to research in Dietary intervention assessing role of dietary fat on taste, satiety, and food preference whereas project two area of research will be identifying genes that dictate why some people consume excess dietary fat and is based at CSIRO Sydney. Deakin University provides the PhD Scholarship  in the Center for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research to the Australian students.$24,653 is funding is available per annum. Scholarship is offered for three years for a Doctoral candidate and two years for a Masters Candidate years. Application must received before 17 June,2013.

Study Subject(s): Scholarships are provided in the field of Physical Activity and Nutrition Research
Course Level: This scholarship is available for pursuing PhD degree level.
Scholarship Provider: Deakin University’s Center for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research (C-PAN).
Scholarship can be taken at: Australia.

Eligibility: -Applicants must meet Deakin’s PhD entry requirements and hold an Honours (First Class) degree, research Masters degree or equivalent.
-The scholarship is only open to Australian or New Zealand citizens, or Australian permanent residents.
-Applicants must be highly motivated, and be able to work in a multidisciplinary team.
-Previous nutrition research experience is desirable.

Scholarship Open for International Students: The students of Australia and New Zealand can apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship Description: The scholarship is available with Deakin University’s Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition ResearchDeakin University (C-PAN). C-PAN is a multi-disciplinary research center recognized internationally for its expertise in physical activity and nutrition. Two PhD projects available in dietary intervention and receptor genes. This scholarship is based at Deakin University’s Melbourne Burwood Campus and CSIRO Sydney .CSIRO is a powerhouse of ideas, technologies and skills for building prosperity, growth, health and sustainability. It serves governments, industries, business and communities across the nation.  . CSIRO Animal, Food and Health Sciences division provides integrated research solutions for Australia’s animal and food industries, from livestock and sustainable food production to bio security and diagnosis of zoonotic diseases, food manufacturing, and the impact of food on health. CSIRO’s whole of chain, multidisciplinary, and ‘one-health’ perspectives promote positive impacts for Australia’s consumers and customers. The scholarship is linked with the “Identifying why some people consume excess dietary fat – A twin study” project funded by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).

Number of award(s):  Not known .

Duration of award(s): Scholarship is offered for three years for a Doctoral candidate and two years for a Masters Candidate years.

What does it cover? Total offer is of $24,653 per year, tax exempt.

Selection criteria: not known.

Notification:  Not Known

How to Apply: The mode of applying online

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 17 June, 2013

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