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The University of Newcastle (UoN), informally known as Newcastle University, is an Australian public university established in 1965. It has a primary campus in Callaghan, a suburb of Newcastle, New South Wales. The university also operates campuses in Ourimbah, Port Macquarie, Singapore, Newcastle CBD and Sydney CBD.
The University of Newcastle is welcoming students for its Research Masters Scholarship for both domestic and international Students. The scholarships are available for pursuing Research Masters project investigating novel injectable polymer for cardiac regeneration under the supervision of Professor Andrew Boyle and Dr Lucy Murtha. The main purpose of the scholarship is to integrate ECM peptides within a biopolymer to provide structural support and a favorable micro environment for injected stem cells, leading to increased cell retention and survival, restoration of heart function, and ultimately, myocardial regeneration. Number of scholarships that will be given this year is unknown.
The scholarship will provide the following:
A scholarship is available at the Research Training Program stipend rate, which provides a full-time living allowance of $26,682 per year (2017 rate, tax-free, indexed annually), for a period of up to 3.5 years (equivalent full-time student load).
To be eligible to apply for this scholarship,the following criteria must be in order:
-Applicants must have a degree in health, biomedical or biotechnology sciences (or equivalent) from a reputable Higher Education Organisation.
-English proficiency essential.
-The successful candidates will be expected to commence studies in January 2018. Mid-year applicants will also be considered.
This opportunity is open to domestic and international candidates.
Applicants can apply via online mode.Application deadline is September 30,2017.