The NHMRC Postgraduate Scholarships scheme funds successful applicants to attain a research based postgraduate degree (Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). It aims to support these outstanding health and medical graduates early in their career so they can be trained to conduct research that is internationally competitive and develop a capacity for original independent research within Australia.
ARCPOH is seeking upcoming PhD students who are eligible to apply for an NHMRC Scholarship which next round is expected for April 2017.
ARCPOH is a preeminent research centre for population oral health in Australia has a strong track record of research translation and informing policy development.
ARCPOH is involved in a range of data collection activities related to oral health as summarised in the table below including the National Dental Telephone Interview Survey (data collection every 2½ years since 1994), Child Dental Health Survey (data collection annually since 1977) and Longitudinal Study of Dentists’ Practice Activity (data collection every 5 years since 1983). ARCPOH has also conducted the second National Survey of Adult Oral Health in 2004–06, the first National Child Oral Health Survey in 2011–14, and will conduct the third National Study of Adult Oral Health in 2017–18.
ARCPOH PhD opportunities