SOLVE-CHD PhD Positionsfor International Students at University of Sydney

  • Phd
  • $32,000 p.a.
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This scholarship has been established to provide financial assistance to a PhD student to undertake research in the cardiovascular rehabilitation and secondary prevention fields as part of an NHMRC Synergy Grant.
The aim of SOLVE-CHD is to transform post-discharge secondary prevention and reduce the burden of heart disease by decreasing deaths, hospitalisations and costs via a program of work that integrates data, technology, partnerships and capacity building.
This scholarship is funded by an NHMRC Synergy Grant entitled Solving the long-standing evidence-practice gap associated with cardiac rehabilitation and secondary prevention of coronary heart disease (SOLVE-CHD).


You must:
  • have applied for admission or be enrolled to study full-time in a PhD at the Faculty of Medicine and Health
  • be willing to conduct research into cardiovascular rehabilitation and secondary prevention fields
  • be willing to conduct research closely in line with one of the aims of SOLVE-CHD Synergy Grant:
Practice change amongst cardiac rehabilitation providers – barriers, enablers and learnings aiming to support patient level electronic record collection Potential and evaluation of data-driven quality improvement in sustained management of CHD and cardiac rehabilitation Evaluation of service and patient level data to improve reach and equity in sustained managed of CHD Virtual reality advice from future self in secondary prevention, and Expanding peer support in secondary prevention
  • be primarily supervised by one of the chief investigators from SOLVE-CHD team member.


Do you wish to become an international student next year?
Demonstrate your English skills with IELTS.


The scholarship will provide a stipend allowance of $32,000 per annum for up to three years, subject to satisfactory academic performance. No extension is allowed.


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The scholarship will be open until successful recipients are found. Once successful recipients are selected, the scholarship will be closed.
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