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Title
Industrial Transformation Training Centre PhD Scholarship
Description

One scholarship is available for a student to carry out the following project:

Mechanobiology of 3D bioprinted scaffolds

The project will explore and develop new synthetic tissue for implantation and preliminary testing in animals. Specifically, the student will work within a team developing novel scaffolds with heterogeneous physical properties. The student will focus on the molecular biology and cellular interaction with the scaffold's mechanical environment. This project is part of a new Australian Research Council (ARC) Industrial Transformation Training Centre (ITTC) in Personalised Therapeutic Technologies and will be partnered with OrthoCell, a medtech company active in regenerative medicine.

Available in the 2019 round for Domestic applicants and UWA International graduates

Payment type
Fortnightly Stipend
Value
$31828
Value unit
Per annum
Basis of award
Academic Achievement
Eligibility

All domestic applicants need to apply via iAthena https://iathena.grs.uwa.edu.au/

International applicants need to fill in thepostgraduate application form on the GRS website:

http://www.postgraduate.uwa.edu.au/courses

For further queries regarding the projects please contact Barry Doyle or BrendanKennedy

The project managers reserve the right to make an appointment before the closing date if a suitable candidate is identified.

Nationality
Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident, International
Study area
Biomedical Engineering
Commencement date
07/01/2019
Applications open
01/06/2018
Applications close
31/10/2018
Tenable At
UWA Only
Currently available
Yes
Application status
Closed