The University of New South Wales (UNSW) School of Optometry and Vision Science is currently seeking applications for 10 different Scientia PhD scholarships in eye health.
The scholarships include a $40,000 per annum stipend (tax free), as well as full coverage of tuition fees for the full four-year period. Also included are coaching and mentoring as part of a personalised career development plan, and up to $10,000 each year to build careers and support international research collaborations.
The titles of the available scholarships are:
- Myopia management strategies and their impact on the anterior eye
- Controlling myopia (short-sightedness) by developing a drug-releasing contact lens
- Seeing through the haze: developing optimal stimulation for bionic eyes
- Reconciling real-world visual functioning and clinically measured visual function indices
- Ocular surface biomarkers for the progression of impaired glucose tolerance
- Sex hormone regulation of tear-film production by human meibomian glands
- Sex hormone synthesis at the ocular surface and in tear film
- Understanding aesthetic experience using multisensory extended reality
- Improving the compliance of contact lens wearers to save vision
- Hyperspectral imaging oxidative stress in glaucoma
The closing date for all applications is 12 July 2019. Applications, as well as more information, can be found on the UNSW website.