2013 PhD Scholarship at Deakin University’s Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research in Australia

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Deakin University’s Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research (C-PAN) offers PhD scholarships. Scholarships are provided in the field of exercise and nutrition sciences. Applicants must be Australian or New Zealand citizens and must hold an Honours degree (First Class) or a Master’s degree with a substantial research component (or equivalent) in the field of research. The scholarship is linked with a National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funded project grant. The scholarship stipend rate is $24,653 per annum (2013 rate) for 3 years. The application deadline is 17th June 2013.

Study Subject(s): Scholarships are provided for research based on effects of dual task exercise training on muscle function and falls risk in the elderly. This study will investigate whether dual task high speed functional training can reduce the rate of falls and improve gait, balance and muscle function under dual task ‘real-life’ conditions in elderly women at increased risk of falling.
Course Level: This scholarship is available for pursuing PhD degree level.
Scholarship Provider: Deakin University’s Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research (C-PAN)
Scholarship can be taken at: Australia

Eligibility: -Applicants must meet Deakin’s PhD entry requirements and must hold an Honours degree (First Class) or a Master’s degree with a substantial research component (or equivalent) in the field of research.
-Applicants must be Australian or New Zealand citizens, or Australian permanent residents.
-Applicants must be highly motivated, and able to work in a multidisciplinary team.
-Previous research experience in exercise/physical activity is desirable

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

Scholarship Description: A PhD scholarship is available with Deakin University’s Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research (C-PAN). C-PAN is a multi-disciplinary research centre recognised internationally for its expertise in physical activity and nutrition. PhD Scholarship in the Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research in Australia which is offered by the Deakin University’s Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research (C-PAN). This scholarship is based at Deakin University’s Melbourne Burwood Campus. The scholarship is linked with a National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funded project grant. The principal supervisor will be Professor Robin Daly who holds the position of Chair in Exercise and Ageing and is the Associate Head of School (Research) within the School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences. Over the past 10 years he has supervised/co-supervised 14 PhD and post-doctoral students, and is currently supervising or co-supervising 4 others. The successful applicant will be supervised by a team of experienced researchers who are supportive, meet regularly with students and provide timely feedback, and who work collaboratively in a vibrant research culture.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): Scholarship is offered for 3 years.

What does it cover? The scholarship stipend rate is $24,653 per annum (2013 rate) for 3 years.

Selection criteria: Not Known

Notification:  Not Known

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online .

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

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