Research Opportunities

The CRE aims to develop the health and medical research workforce by providing opportunities to advance the training of new researchers, particularly those with a capacity for independent research and future leadership roles, and the translation of research into practice through clinical fellowships.

PhD Scholarships

Why join the CRE? 

  • Dedicated supervisors 
  • Involvement across all critical challenge areas
  • Multidisciplinary mentorship and education activities  
  • Active engagement with government, industry and consumers
  • Placements at all CRE sites (QLD, NSW, VIC)
  • Support to publish in top-ranking journals
  • Funding to present at a relevant conference
  • Participation in the CREATE training program

Supervisory Team experience

  • Highly established mentors and supervisors, having collectively supervised over 50 students in the last 5 years
  • Experienced across a range of injury-related areas including clinical trials, qualitative research, outcome prediction and risk screening, analysis of scheme designs, development of digital platforms, legal and economic factors
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  • Former candidates have gained funded fellowships following completion of their PhDs, including NHMRC ECRs or CDFs
  • Strong track records of mentoring junior researchers in research projects; stakeholder engagement; professional associations; guideline development; systematic reviews; presenting at national and international conferences

The University of Queensland opportunities

What topics could I research?

Quantitative and qualitative research as per the following examples:

  • Predicting outcome after road traffic crash injury
  • Developing early brief interventions to prevent chronic pain after injury
  • The neurological effects of exercise in individuals with chronic neck pain
  • Physical activity and exercise for individuals with chronic whiplash associated disorders
  • Relationships between small nerve fibre integrity, stress, and inflammation
  • Small fibre nerve fibre pathology in chronic whiplash neck pain
  • Early interventions to prevent chronic pain after injury
  • Digital methods to enhance communication between stakeholders
  • Cohort studies of multidimensional phenotyping after injury
  • Econometrics/economic evaluation
  • Quantifying injury burden

What disciplines can apply?

  • Healthcare disciplines (e.g. physiotherapy, psychology, occupational therapy, exercise physiology)
  • Primary Care
  • Economics
  • Epidemiology
  • Public health
  • Law

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Monash University opportunity - ON HOLD, CANDIDATES BEING REVIEWED

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The University of Sydney opportunity

PhD Scholarship 

This is an exciting opportunity for a person keen on developing a career in the field of public health, injury or clinical epidemiology. Applications close Sunday 12 February 2023.

Supervisor

Professor Ian Cameron

Research location

North Shore - Northern Clinical School

More details

View opportunity here.

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Fellowships

The CRE will provide funding for community-based clinician/insurance/compensation/law partners to be embedded in the research program to undertake devoted time to research. The aim is to develop research skills of our community partners and to assist translation of research into clinical and legal practice.

Why join our Team?

  • Short-term funding of $8,000 
  • Dedicated supervisors
  • Participation in one of our clinical trials
  • Involvement in a research activity specific to your field
  • Support to co-publish in top-ranking journals
  • Multidisciplinary continuing education courses yearly as workshops at the annual CRE symposium

Supervisory Team experience

  • Highly established mentors and supervisors
  • Experienced across a range of injury-related areas including clinical trials, qualitative research, outcome prediction and risk screening, analysis of scheme designs, development of digital platforms, legal and economic factors

What disciplines can apply?

  • Healthcare disciplines (e.g. physiotherapy, psychology, occupational therapy, exercise physiology)
  • General Practice
  • Law
  • Public health
  • Insurance personnel

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