CRC for Mental Health

Are you interested in researching Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease, schizophrenia or mood disorders?

The CRC for Mental Health undertakes research into the early detection and treatment of these neurodegenerative diseases and psychoses. Our main research focus is on discovering biomarkers which can assist in diagnosing these diseases before the onset of mental decline. The CRC is committed to working with health care professionals to ensure our research is integrated into medical and health care practices. We offer a range of research projects which relate to biomarker discovery and its translation into clinical applications.

CRC students visiting Mercy Health Parkville in 2012.

CRC students visiting Mercy Health Parkville in 2012.

Post-graduate research students in the CRC benefit from the supervision of expert scientists and involvement in a collaborative research community. In addition to gaining formal qualifications, our graduate students have scope to interact with our commercial partners and health care providers and so experience a broad training program difficult to capture in a university-only environment.

The CRC for Mental Health offers PhD scholarships valued at $5,000 per year for a period of 3 years.

To be eligible you should be:

Should you wish to make an enquiry about PhD programs or scholarships please contact The CRC also has projects which may be suitable for students in relevant undergraduate courses. Students wishing to apply should make contact with a CRC supervisor.