The Dementia research project is focused on the application of multidisciplinary theories and approaches to the prevention and treatment of dementia and the development of or evaluation of innovative policy interventions. Topic areas of interest include provision and financing of dementia health care services, the evaluation of prevention and treatment interventions, key risk factors of dementia for effective interventions as well as the study of the socio-economic consequences of dementia.
The research project would suit someone with health systems or economics or other related background and with experience in data analysis and socio-economic policy analysis. Good knowledge of STATA/R or any suitable statistical software and an application of economics or social science to policy issues are required.
The beneficiary of the fully funded USQ Research PhD Scholarship will receive:
The maximum period of tenure of an award is three years.
The University of Southern Queensland considers an applicant eligible for the Research PhD Scholarship if they are:
To apply for this scholarship, applicants must scan and forward as one PDF attachment the following documentation:
Moreover, the applicants must send their application via email. Further, the Graduate Research School (GRS) also recommends that applicants commence the admission process.
However, before applying for this scholarship applicants should initially contact one of the supervisors Professor Christine Neville, Professor Khorshed Alam, Professor Jeff Gow. The applicants must submit their CV and their initial research proposal. Moreover, the proposal should include problem identification, literature review and an outline of the proposed research methodology.