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 6 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
  • 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

Four scholarships are available:

What is the scholarship value?

  • Living stipend of $32,192 per annum tax free (2023 rate), indexed annually
  • Tuition fees covered
  • Single Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)
  • An additional top-up scholarship of $5,000 per annum may be available for exceptional applicants

What topics could I research?

Quantitative and qualitative research under the following themes:

  • Early interventions to prevent chronic pain after injury
  • Digital methods to enhance communication between stakeholders
  • Econometrics/economic evaluation

What disciplines can apply?

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

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Fellowships

With the aim of developing research skills of our community partners and to assist translation of research into clinical and legal practice, the CRE can provide funding for community-based healthcare/insurance/compensation/legal practitioners to undertake devoted time to research.

Why join our Team?

  • Short-term funding of $8,000 
  • Dedicated supervisors
  • Participate in a clinical trial
  • Involvement in a research activity specific to your field
  • Support to co-publish in top-ranking journals
  • Annual multidisciplinary continuing education 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 (e.g. physiotherapy, psychology, occupational therapy, exercise physiology)
  • General Practice
  • Law
  • Public health
  • Insurance

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