We are calling for applications to be considered for Research Scholarships valued at $30,000 AUD per annum (tax free) to undertake a PhD at Edith Cowan University in partnership with Spinal Cord Injuries Australia in the realm of exercise medicine and neurological disorders. The scholarship also includes a full tuition fee sponsorship up to $35,000 per annum. Our research team at the Exercise Medicine Research Institute at Edith Cowan University wish to contact any high-quality candidates interested in pursuing a PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) embedded within our NeuroMoves clinic, a partnership with Spinal Cord Injuries Australia.
The project will be determined in consultation with the supervision team, Spinal Cord Injuries Australia and the successful candidate but within one of the following the broad areas:
1. Evaluation of a community-based, resistance and aerobic exercise program for people with neurological disorders with an emphasis on cardio-metabolic outcomes.
2. Development and evaluation of targeted exercise prescription and nutritional supplementation to improve bone health in people with spinal cord injuries.
You will be based at the NeuroMoves Clinic and Exercise Medicine Research Institute at Edith Cowan University in Perth, Western Australia supervised by leaders in the field of exercise medicine and neuroscience.
Applications are made via the ECU Online Scholarship Application Portal. Access to the portal is available between the application opening and closing dates.
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