Research Fellowship for Masters in Biomedical Engineering in Australia

The Lympheodema Support Group, Wollongong announce MSc (Research) Scholarship in the field of Exercise Science, Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Robotics, Physics or a related discipline, Australia

Study Subject(s):Exercise Science, Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Robotics, Physics or a related discipline
Course Level:MSc
Scholarship Provider: The Lympheodema Support Group, Wollongong.
Scholarship can be taken at: Australia

Eligibility:
The successful candidate must have a Bachelors degree in Exercise Science, Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Robotics, Physics or a related discipline, and should have an interest in biomechanical research. The candidate will be expected to conduct research concerned with aspects of the biomechanics of the upper limb and lympheodema and the efficacy of emerging therapies in this area based on the use of electromaterials. Skills in motion capture, pressure measurement, mathematical modelling and electronics are desirable. In addition to research duties, the successful applicant will be required to report their research outcomes at regular meetings and in annual progress reports, as well as the preparation of scientific papers for publication.Domestic and international applicants are welcome. Commencement date for the scholarship is negotiable but should not be later than 27 February 2012.

Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes

Scholarship Description: A Master of Science (Research) Scholarship is currently on offer to work within a multidisciplinary team at the University of Wollongong with personnel from the Biomechanics Research Laboratory in the School of Health Sciences and the ARC Centre of Excellence in Electromaterials Science. The successful applicant will work on an externally-funded project, which is investigating treatment devices for patients who suffer from breast cancer-related lymphoedema.

How to Apply: By post

Scholarship Application Deadline: 13 January 2012

Further Scholarship Information and Application

 

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