NHMRC Partnership PhD scholarship applications

The Department of Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, St Vincent’s Clinical School, UNSW Medicine and St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney is offering a PhD scholarship funded by an NHMRC Partnership grant: “Patient-centred eHealth approach to improving outcomes for gout sufferers”.

This PhD scholarship is to support research examining methods to improve outcomes in patients with gout.

The position is full-time for a fixed term of 3 years based at the Therapeutics centre, St. Vincent’s Hospital Sydney. The scholarship is an APA equivalent.
The specific research topic is dependent on the applicant’s background and experience.

Possible research areas include:

  • An economic evaluation of an IT intervention
  • Using “gamification” to improve gout management
  • Quality of life measurements
  • Using IT to improve allopurinol dosage choice
  • Usability of IT interventions
  • Adherence estimation relevant for gout management

For further information, contact Professor Richard Day ( r.day@unsw.edu.au)

To apply, visit https://research.unsw.edu.au/how-apply-enrol-research-degree

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Successful ANZMUSC 2016 ASM

Thanks to everyone for making the 2016 ASM such a success. Agreement on our policies and structure was an enormous achievement! We also accomplished our first open forum presentations and again thanks all attendees for the open, honest and collegiate discussion of projects.

Save the date – 2016 Meeting April 26-28, Sydney

The ANZMUSC working group is pleased to announce that the ANZMUSC 2016 ASM will occur April 27th-28th in Sydney, Australia.

We are also running a pre-meeting workshop on engaging consumers in research on April 26th at the George Institute for Global Health.

Stay tuned! registration will open February 2016