Scholarship Opportunities

CHeBA Scholarship Opportunities

Study at CHeBA and join a team of dedicated, multi-disciplinary researchers headed by internationally acclaimed leaders in the field, Scientia Professor Henry Brodaty AO and Scientia Professor Perminder Sachdev AM.

CHeBA's mission is to enhance the evidence base in relation to prevention, early detection, and treatment of age-related disorders (in particular Alzheimer's disease, dementia and other brain diseases) and improve the health care of individuals affected by these diseases.

Apply for a scholarship at CHeBA and make an impact in the future of dementia.

 

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Apply for the Josh Woolfson Memorial Scholarship

Josh Woolfson Memorial Scholarship

This award is to honour the late Mr Josh Woolfson who had advanced Alzheimer's disease. The Scholarship will support research looking at the modifiable risk factors of Alzheimer's disease and identifying and targeting at-risk groups and individuals, as well as developing intervention strategies for risk reduction.

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Apply for the Kwan Fung and Yuet Fung Healthy Brain Ageing Research Award Fund

Kwan Fung and Yuet Fung Healthy Brain Ageing Research Award

The Research Award will honour Mrs Yuet Ying Fung and the late Mr Kwan Fung. This Gift is to fund an award specifically for research into the diagnosis, prevention and cure of dementia and Alzheimer's disease, and for research into the care of patients suffering from these disorders.

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UNSW Scientia PhD Scholarships

Apply for Genetic and Environmental Influences on Human Brain Changes in Ageing

Genetic and Environmental Influences on Human Brain Changes in Ageing

This project aims to determine the genetic and environmental risk factors for structural and functional changes observed in the ageing brain. There are opportunities to develop novel statistical algorithms to explore the complex interplay of genetic and environmental factors on the ageing brain.

Associate Professor Wei WenSupervisory Team
Led by: Associate Professor Wei Wen, Leader of CHeBA's Neuroimaging Group, together with Dr Karen Mather and Dr Anbu Thalamuthu.

 

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Apply for Risk Factors and Biomarkers for Dementia and Brain Ageing

Risk Factors and Biomarkers for Dementia and Brain Ageing

Extensive participant level data and biomaterials from CHeBA's longitudinal cohorts and major international consortia are available for integrated analyses, providing opportunities for high-level statistical analyses, neuroimaging and use of genomics/epigenomics/ proteomics/lipidomics technologies to potentially transform the fields of epidemiology and biomarkers for dementia and longevity.

Scientia Professor Perminder Sachdev AM Supervisory Team
Led by: Scientia Professor Perminder Sachdev AM, CHeBA Co-Director & Leader of CHeBA's Epidemiology Group & Neuropsychiatry Group, together with Dr John Crawford and Dr Anne Poljak.

 

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Apply for Genetic and Environmental Influences on Human Brain Changes in Ageing

The Relationship Between General Psychopathology and Neurobiology in Older Adults

Using existing, large-scale studies of older adults, this project will investigate the hierarchical structure of psychiatric illness and its relationship with neurobiology. This project has the potential to significantly impact public health by informing prevention and intervention efforts focused on reducing psychiatric illness in older adults.

Dr Louise Mewton Supervisory Team
Led by: Dr Louise Mewton, CHeBA Scientia Fellow, together with CHeBA Co-Directors Scientia Professor Henry Brodaty AO and Scientia Professor Perminder Sachdev AM.

 

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Ongoing Opportunities

Find out more about ongoing study opportunities at CHeBA. 

Contact

For any enquiries, please contact:

Dr Sophia Dean
E s.dean@unsw.edu.au

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