Lambert PhD Scholarships at University of Sydney, Australia 2020

Application Deadline: December 12, 2019

Lambert Initiative is offering PhD Scholarships to international students. The Lambert Initiative, based at the University of Sydney’s Brain and Mind Centre, is committed to advancing cannabinoid-based treatments in mainstream medicine.

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Lambert Initiative is Australia’s first research group dedicated to harnessing medicinal cannabinoids to target a range of conditions including paediatric epilepsy, cancer, chronic pain, obesity, neurological, neurodegenerative and mental health disorders.

Degree Level: PhD programme
Fields: Lambert Initiative seek to support a wide range of first-year PhD projects that involve the development and evaluation of cannabis-based treatments across the following areas:

  • preclinical and/or clinical
  • medicinal and/or analytical chemistry
  • electrophysiology
  • high throughput screening
  • animal and cellular models of disease
  • human psychopharmacology
  • drug policy
  • clinical trials.

Host Country: Australia
Value: $10,000 stipend (for up to three years)

Number of Scholarships: Not known
Eligible Countries: International students

Eligibility Criteria: You must:

  • have an unconditional offer of admission for full-time studies in a PhD at the Brain and Mind Centre
  • not have completed more than one year of full-time study
  • have an honours or master’s degree in medicine, pharmacy or science
  • demonstrate an interest in cannabinoid research
  • have preclinical or clinical research experience
  • be in recipient of a primary stipend scholarship from the University of Sydney.

Application: 

To submit an expression of interest, please contact Associate Professor Jonathon Arnold (Associate Director of the Lambert Initiative). Please ensure you provide the following documents combined into a single PDF to upload with your application:

  • transcripts
  • curriculum vitae
  • evidence of preclinical or clinical research
  • evidence of your RTP Stipend or equivalent scholarship

ONLINE APPLICATION

SCHOLARSHIP WEBSITE

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