Higher degree by research opportunities at USC's Thompson Institute - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Higher degree by research opportunities at USC's Thompson Institute

5 Mar 2021

USC’s Thompson Institute invites interest from students for Higher Degree by Research projects (including PhD and Masters) in:

  • Healthy brain ageing and dementia
  • Youth mental health
  • Suicide prevention
  • Molecular biology
  • Neuroimaging
  • Data science

The full list of projects is available on the Thompson Institute website.

Students with undergraduate and/or postgraduate backgrounds in the following disciplines are encouraged to apply:

  • Engineering
  • Medical and Health Sciences
  • Allied Health
  • Psychology
  • Social and Behavioural Sciences
  • Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Sport and Exercise Science
  • Computer and Data Science
  • IT and Communications Technology

The Thompson Institute is a hub for world-class mental health and neuroscience research, education and clinical services, and is based on the Sunshine Coast.

Its expert team is dedicated to finding solutions for Australia’s most pressing mental health issues; suicide prevention, youth mental health, post-traumatic stress disorder and healthy brain ageing.

The Institute’s research and clinical services are underpinned by cutting-edge neuroimaging; clinical trials; molecular biology; data analytics and statistics; and a high level of community engagement.

If you’re motivated to advance your studies with world-class experts, while making a positive difference to the future of mental health, we’d love to hear from you.

Find out more and contact a research expert at the Thompson Institute to discuss study options.