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twrigley92
10-20-2005, 06:54 PM
Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine (CHESM)
University of Melbourne

PhD Scholarship 2006-2008

We are offering a 3 year full time PhD scholarship for individuals with
a Bachelor or Masters degree in science, medicine, physiotherapy,
exercise science, biomedical engineering or related area.

The person would study full time for a PhD in the area of structural and
biomechanical factors related to the development and progression of knee
osteoarthritis.

The scholarship will pay a stipend of $19,000 Australian Dollars tax
free per annum for 3 years. International students will still be
required to pay tuition fees and may use the stipend to contribute to
these. Information about fees for international students can be found on
http://www.futurestudents.unimelb.edu.au/int/ipg/index.html

The Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine was established in
October 2000. It is a multidisciplinary Centre combining high calibre
researchers with experienced clinicians from the disciplines of
physiotherapy, medicine, science and exercise science and has a number
of internationally recognised clinical associates and research
collaborators. The Centre occupies a dedicated two-storey building on
the edge of the Parkville campus of the University of Melbourne, just
north of the city centre. A state-of-the-art movement research
laboratory resides on the ground floor; facilities include an eight
camera Vicon motion analysis system, AMTI and Kistler force plates,
fine-wire and telemetered surface EMG, isokinetic dynamometer, muscle
stimulation and balance systems, ultrasound imaging and accelerometry
systems. Off-site facilities include MRI, DEXA & pQCT bone scanning systems.

Interested applicants are encouraged to contact Prof Kim Bennell and to
email a CV including academic transcripts. Tel: +61 3 8344 4135; email:
k.bennell@unimelb.edu.au
web: http://www.physioth.unimelb.edu.au/chesm