NSW Health and Medical Research

PhD Program

The program supports PhD candidates to gain skills and builds capacity and collaboration in the NSW research environment, including between industry and university researchers.

The objectives of NSW Health PhD Program is to:

  • fund research excellence among PhD students in NSW
  • fund PhD scholarships that will improve health and wellbeing outcomes
  • encourage collaboration, leadership and capacity building in the NSW research environment, including collaboration between industry and university researchers
  • grow the pipeline of NSW researchers in priority areas
  • build commercialisation capacity
  • ensure graduates leave university with the skills necessary to succeed in industry
  • improve graduate understanding of the diversity of employment opportunities in NSW.

Applications for Round 5: Biotechnology Industry Partnerships have closed.

Key dates for Round 5

Milestone Date
Applications open December 2022
Applications close 12PM (AEDT) 15 February 2023
Outcomes notified May 2023
Funding Agreements executed May 2023
Grants paid June 2023
Students recruited and studies commence By June 2023



Past recipients

The project directory lists all research projects and/or devices that have received funding through the Office for Health and Medical Research

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Updated 5 months ago

ProCan laboratory at Children's Medical Research Institute