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  Creating Materials to Deliver Stem Cell Products
  Dr Mark Del Borgo, Dr Ketav Kulkarni, Prof R Widdop, Prof Mibel Aguilar
Applications accepted all year round

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Stem cell therapy holds immense potential as a treatment paradigm for a number of conditions. However, currently the therapeutic outcome is often limited by low cell survivability, poor integration within the host tissue of the stroke brain and non-sustained delivery over the period of treatment.
  Determinants of Fat Metabolism During Exercise
  Dr C Shaw, Prof JW Helge
Application Deadline: 30 August 2019

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This is a unique and exciting opportunity to complete a PhD across two leading laboratories researching exercise and muscle metabolism.
  Rail Innovators PhD Scholarship
  Prof D Creighton, Prof CP Lim
Applications accepted all year round

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The Institute of Intelligent Systems Research and Innovation (IISRI) currently offers an industry-funded PhD scholarship to a student who is ready to enrol on a full-time basis for conducting cutting-edge research in the transport/rail sector at Deakin University, together with our industry partner, Downer EDI Rail.
  Mapping a glassy “phase diagram”
  Dr A Liu
Applications accepted all year round

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Understanding the nature and structure of materials far-from-equilibrium is one of the remaining grand challenges in condensed matter physics [1].
  Role of structure in glass formation and mechanical properties
  Dr A Liu
Applications accepted all year round

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In condensed matter physics, the structure of a material is integral to its nature. Glasses are not an easy fit in this model. At a fundamental level, it is not known how their structure reflects their formation or the properties they subsequently display.
  Electronic Properties of 2D Topological Materials
  Dr M Edmonds
Applications accepted all year round

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Topological materials, such as topological insulators and topological Dirac semimetals, are a new class of matter that possess new and exciting electronic properties.
  Computational materials engineering of interfaces in alloys
  Dr C Brandl
Applications accepted all year round

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Research field. We are working in Computational Materials Science which is an interdisciplinary area. It’s a challenging mix of physics, materials science, engineering, mathematics, and computational science.
  Modelling muscle disease in zebrafish – Investigating the Role of the Immune System in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
  Dr T Sztal, Assoc Prof R Bryson-Richardson
Applications accepted all year round

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The Myopathy Research Team in at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia www.myopathyresearch.org is looking for a PhD student to work on an exciting new project, funded by Muscular Dystrophy Australia www.mda.org.au and supervised by Dr Tamar Sztal.
  Nutritional Physiology in Drosophila - understanding the role of nutrients in disease, lifelong health and ageing
  Dr M Piper
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD Student Position. Nutritional Physiology in Drosophila. Monash University, Australia. A PhD position is available under the supervision of Dr Matthew Piper at Monash University (http://piperlab.org/) (http://tiny.cc/bd867y), School of Biological Sciences, in Melbourne, Australia.
  Bioinformatics based project - Determining the link between gut microbiome and blood pressure
  Dr F Marques
Applications accepted all year round

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A fully funded PhD scholarship is available for an Australian or international student through the School of Biological Sciences and Monash University.
  Data Analytics For Pore Water Pressure - New Tools For Sustainable Groundwater and Engineering Projects
  Prof W Timms
Applications accepted all year round

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This new PhD scholarship will develop advanced pore pressure analysis for groundwater systems with engineering applications in civil construction, mining operations and water supply systems.
  Experimental evolution of model microbiomes
  Dr M McDonald
Applications accepted all year round

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One fully funded PhD position is available in the research group of Dr. Mike McDonald to undertake research at the interface of experimental evolution and microbiome ecology.
  Archean tectono-magmatic evolution of the Yilgarn Craton, PhD project based at Monash University, Australia
  Prof R Weinberg
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD project integrating field-work, structural geology, petrology, geochronology and geophysics based at Monash University, Australia and in collaboration with the Geological Survey of Western Australia.
  Geochronological record of the Paleozoic orogens in NE Argentina, PhD project based at Monash University, Australia
  Prof R Weinberg
Applications accepted all year round

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This is a PhD project in structural geology and tectonics, geochronology and igneous petrology using our state-of-the-art laser-ablation laboratory (Isotopia laboratory) in collaboration with the University of Salta.
  Nature of the Yarlung-Tsangpo Suture Zone in Tibet, PhD project based at Monash University, Australia
  Prof R Weinberg
Applications accepted all year round

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This project will be carried out in collaboration with the China University of Geosciences – Beijing focusing on structural geology, geochronology, igneous petrology and tectonics of the Yarlung-Tsangpo Suture Zone in order to better understand the evolution of the Tibetan Plateau.
  Tectonic evolution of the Borborema Province in NE Brazil, PhD project based at Monash University, Australia
  Prof R Weinberg
Applications accepted all year round

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This project focuses on structural geology and tectonic evolution of the Borborema Province in NE Brazil using structural geology, sediment provenance through zircon studies and metamorphic petrology in collaboration with the Brazilian Geological Survey.
  In vitro models of type 1 diabetes.
  Prof E Stanley
Applications accepted all year round

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Type 1 diabetes is a condition in which the immune system destroys the cells that produce insulin, the hormone controlling the level of glucose in the blood stream.
  Defining diets to treat inborn errors of metabolism
  Dr T Johnson, Dr M Piper
Applications accepted all year round

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Fully funded PhD scholarships are available for both Australian and international students through the School of Biological Sciences and Monash University.
  Improving Port Efficiency and Global Competitiveness
  Prof P Chhetri, Assoc Prof V Gekara, Assoc Prof V Thai, Assoc Prof B Abbasi
Applications accepted all year round

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This project under the Global Logistics and Maritime Studies Group (GLAM), that aims to develop modelling tools and management frameworks to enable ports to enhance operational efficiency, workforce productivity and environmental sustainability through optimal use of their resources to provide costeffective, safe and high quality services, thereby strengthening their global competitive positions.
  Wellbeing of young entrepreneurs
  Dr L Wang, Prof P Arenius, Dr A Huq
Applications accepted all year round

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Entrepreneurship is a career option for young people, even to the extent that many young people might be expected create their jobs.
  The antecedents and performance consequences of virtual cooperation and leadership in global innovation teams
  Dr M Leenders, Dr K Herbert
Applications accepted all year round

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Global virtual teams (GVTs) are powerful and agile structures for organising work in a globalised digital world. They can be used to bring people together across an organisation’s global locations, who would not normally be able to collaborate and engage in joint action and decision making.
  Reversing the Decline of Innovation in Australian Manufacturing and Services
  Dr S Tavassoli, Prof AL Mention
Applications accepted all year round

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The aim of the project is to investigate the pattern of Australian firms’ innovation, in terms of technological (product and process) as well as non-technological (marketing and organisational) innovations.
  Genuinely quantum stochastic processes
  Dr K Modi
Applications accepted all year round

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Any application that aims to harness the power of quantum effects will inevitably be plagued by noise due to its surroundings. Generally, this leads to complex dynamics with memory effects, known as non-Markovian dynamics.
  Synthesis of biocompatible conducting nanowires
  Dr Mark Del Borgo, Dr Ketav Kulkarni, Prof Mibel Aguilar
Applications accepted all year round

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This project aims to functionalise β-peptides with organic conductors to create novel biocompatible conducting nanowires. Organic bioelectronics studies the development of devices that translate an electrical signal into a physiological response from cells, tissues or organs.
  Combustion Technologies for Hydrogen Carrier Fuels in Internal Combustion Engines.
  Dr P Lappas
Applications accepted all year round

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We are currently seeking to recruit one Ph.D. candidate to undertake high impact research. The research program is driven by the potential to greatly reduce carbon emissions from internal combustion engines using hydrogen carrier fuels such as ammonia.
  Some like it hot: how mismatch between host and pathogen thermal ecology influences adaptation to global change
  Dr M Hall
Applications accepted all year round

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Global change is predicted to result in both rapidly changing environments and dramatic changes in disease outbreaks. Key to predicting winners and losers under the nexus of infection and global change is any mismatch between hosts and pathogens in their thermal tolerances and adaptive potential.
  Linking sex-specific adaptation to the evolution of infectious disease
  Dr M Hall
Applications accepted all year round

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The science that guides our understanding of health and infectious disease routinely overlooks the pervading impact of sex.
  Harnessing stem cells to develop regenerative therapies for childhood heart disease.
  Dr E Porrello, Dr D Elliott
Applications accepted all year round

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LABORATORY OVERVIEW. The Cardiac Regeneration Laboratory is seeking highly motivated PhD students to work on a project related to understanding the underlying causes of congenital heart disease and developing novel regenerative therapies.
  Fully funded PhD Scholarships in the School of Earth, Atmosphere and Environment

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Fully funded PhD Scholarship Opportunities, Potential immediate start. School of Earth, Atmosphere and Environment. Scholarship opportunity's with immediate or early 2019 start for applicants with exceptional tertiary qualifications.
  Computational Modelling of Conformity in Social Systems
  Dr C Kopp
Applications accepted all year round

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Computational simulations are now widely employed to study the behaviour of social systems, examples being market behaviours, and social media population behaviours.
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