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    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: 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



    Deadline: 8th November 2007

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

    This e-mail is confidential. If you are not the intended recipient you must not disclose or use the information contained within. If you have received it in error please return it to the sender via reply e-mail and delete any record of it from your system. The information contained within is not the opinion of Edith Cowan University in general and the University accepts no liability for the accuracy of the information provided.

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