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Kickstart your research higher degree at Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research.

Kickstart your mental health research career by completing your Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or Master of Philosophy (MPhil) with the Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research. Your enrolment will be via The University of Queensland (UQ) and enable you to make a lasting contribution to new knowledge about mental health.

By doing your PhD or MPhil with us, you will have the opportunity to work alongside some of Queensland’s most renowned experts in mental health, benefit from our unique partnership structure with UQ and Queensland Health, and gain expertise that is innovative, relevant, and progressive.

Steps

1.Find a suitable thesis topic and a supervisor in an area of interest by:

  • Visiting our people pages to locate a research advisor in your area of interest.
  • Visiting our Research Streams pages to find out more about research being conducted at QCMHR.
  • Visiting the UQ Researchers website and searching by your area of interest (eg. mental health)
  • Perusing the available QCMHR project topics below to see if they are of interest to you.

2. Contact us directly for more information and to discuss project opportunities.

3. Visit the UQ Graduate School for specific information on scholarships and how to apply.

Learn more about our students

View the profiles of our current, and former, PhD students:

Projects

Available PhD projects in Forensic Mental Health
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Available PhD Projects in Developmental Neurobiology
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Available PhD projects in Psychiatric Genomics
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Available PhD Projects in Policy and Epidemiology
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Available PhD Projects in Epidemiology and Clinical Trials
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Available PhD Projects in Physical and Mental Health in Schizophrenia
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Available PhD Projects in Child and Youth Mental Health
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Available PhD Projects in Mental Health Outcomes
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Do you want to know more about QCMHR, but can’t quite get enough information from our website? Please get in touch – we are happy to help!

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