The Centre for Health Behaviour (CHB) uses intervention and service delivery to promote healthy behaviours and good quality healthcare across communities.

Priority Research Centre for
HEALTH BEHAVIOUR

PhD and Masters Opportunities

The Centre for Health Behaviour welcomes applications from prospective Masters and PhD students. To be considered, you will need to be fully fluent in English and have achieved excellent results in your undergraduate studies. For example, an average grade of distinction in Australia, a GPA of more than 3.5 in the US and Canada, or a CPI of more than 8.6 in India.

To express your interest, please email your CV, together with certified copies of your undergraduate transcripts and a brief statement of your research interests.



Current Supervision Opportunities

PhD Scholarship - Decision aids for breast cancer treatment

PhD Scholarship - Decision aids for breast cancer treatment

Closing date: 8 April 2015

A PhD opportunity is available focusing on the implementation of decision aids for breast cancer treatment under the supervision of Laureate Professor Rob Sanson-Fisher and Dr Nicholas Zdenkowski


PhD Scholarship - Teleoncology post-operative support

PhD Scholarship - Teleoncology post-operative support

Closing date: 8 April 2015

A PhD opportunity is available focusing on Implementing teleoncology post-operative support models following cancer resection: a feasibility study under the supervision of Dr Mariko Carey and Associate Professor Anthony Proietto


PhD Scholarship - Treatment decisions for prostate cancer patients

PhD Scholarship - Treatment decisions for prostate cancer patients

Closing date: 8 April 2015

A PhD opportunity is available focusing on the impact of a decision aid and negotiation skills intervention for patients with prostate cancer and their supportive other on treatment decision making: A randomised-controlled trial under the supervision of Dr Mariko Carey and Dr Nick McLeod.


PhD Scholarship - Improving end of life communication in oncology patients

PhD Scholarship - Improving end of life communication in oncology patients

Closing date: 8 April 2015

A PhD opportunity is available focusing on improving patient-centred end of life communication and decision making in oncology patients under the supervision of Laureate Professor Rob Sanson-Fisher, Professor Katherine Clark and Dr Amy Waller.


PhD Scholarship - Aspirin and gastrointestinal cancer

PhD Scholarship - Aspirin and gastrointestinal cancer

Closing date: 8 April 2015

A PhD opportunity is available focusing on aspirin and survival for patients with gastrointestinal cancer under the supervision of Dr Stephen Smith, Associate Professor Andrew Searles and Associate Professor Christine Paul.


PhD Scholarship - Assisting Indigenous mothers quit smoking in pregnancy

PhD Scholarship - Assisting Indigenous mothers quit smoking in pregnancy

Closing date: 10 April 2015

A PhD opportunity is available focusing on Indigenous Counselling and Nicotine Quit in Pregnancy Guidelines: ICANQUIT Trial under the supervision of Dr Gillian Gould and Associate Professor Billie Bonevski