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10-15-2007, 01:31 PM
Applications for Centre of Excellence for Alzheimer's Disease Research
and Care PhD Scholarships

The Centre of Excellence for Alzheimer's Disease Research and Care is
offering three PhD scholarships of $25,000 per annum for 3 years for
research into Alzheimer's disease. Our particular research interest for
the team based in the Vario Health Institute is the impact of exercise
on disease risk and management. Specific enquiries regarding this aspect
should be directed to:

Rob Newton Ph.D.
Associate Dean, Research and Higher Degrees
Director, Vario Health Institute
Foundation Professor of Exercise and Sport Science
Edith Cowan University, Joondalup WA 6027 Australia
Telephone: +61 (0) 8 6304 3443
Facsimile: +61 (0) 8 6304 5106
Mobile: +61 (0) 4199 07774
Email: r.newton@ecu.edu.au Website:
CRICOS Institution Provider Code 00279B

The minimum conditions are:

o The research must be on Alzheimer's disease.

o The project must be accepted for a PHD with a Western Australian

o The project must be supervised by an experienced researcher from
a Western Australian University that is affiliated with the Centre.

o The project must be conducted at a Western Australian

o Scholarships are open to national or international students.

o Students must be enrolled in full time study.

In submitting an application, the following detail is required in the
order listed.

1. Be headed Application for Centre of Excellence for Alzheimer's
Disease Research and Care PhD Scholarships.

2. Applicant's name

3. Name of proposed supervisor/s and their affiliations
4. Proposed Date of PhD enrolment, Institution and Supervisors
(state whether part- or full-time enrolment)
5. Honours degree and date of Award (A photocopy or other evidence
is required)
6. Relevant prizes won and year (eg presentations at Scientific
7. Scholarships, Travel Awards etc and year awarded.
8. Published papers in refereed scientific journals.


9. Published Abstracts to Scientific Meetings and whether they were
oral, poster and whether they were international/national or local
10. Teaching experience (if applicable)
11. Administrative duties (if applicable)
12. A one page summary of your PhD project which MUST include and in
the following order:-

o Scientific Title

o Lay Title

o Aims and Hypothesis

o Brief Background

o Methods

o Milestones

o Outcomes and Significance

13. NB. This 1 page contributes substantially to the assessment
process. You must write it yourself and sign a statement to that effect.

14. A letter of reference from your proposed supervisor.
15. If possible, a reference from one other supervisor of research
you have undertaken.
16. A copy of your Academic Record.

Please submit 5 stapled copies of the application to:

Mr. Manoj Agarwal

Manager, Centre of Excellence for Alzheimer's Disease Research and Care

(School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences)

Faculty of Computing, Health and Science

Edith Cowan University

Building 17, Rm 311

Joondalup Campus

100 Joondalup Drive, JOONDALUP WA 6027

Ph: +61-8-6304 5467

Fax: +61-8-6304 5851

E-mail: m.agarwal@ecu.edu.au

Web: www.alzheimers-centre.org.au

Deadline: 8th November 2007

The outcome for the above scholarships will be declared by early
December 2007.

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