health science | Scholarship for Nigerians and Africans

University of Auckland Senior Health Research Scholarships, New Zealand: Medical & health science

The main purpose of the Scholarship is to attract health professionals to return to the University to study full-time for a PhD in a health-related area.
Applicants must meet the eligibility criteria for registration for the degree of PhD as described in the PhD statue and will need to have an appropriate research program-me and provide evidence that it has been accepted by the proposed supervisor and the Head of the Department in which the Research is to be carried out. The University of Auckland Senior Health Scholarship may not be held concurrently with any other scholarship from The University of Auckland unless the University of Auckland Council so approves. To comply with the full-time study requirement in regulation 2, the amount of additional and paid work a Scholar may undertake either inside or outside the University shall not exceed a total of 500 hours in a calendar year. The University of Auckland Council has power to terminate or suspend a Scholarship, if it receives an unsatisfactory report on the progress of a Scholar from the Head of the host Department or Institute.

Scholarship Application Deadline:1 Nov 2011

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Research Studentship at Institute for Primary Care & Health Sciences Research, UK

Research studentships are offered to students wishing to undertake a PhD on a full-time basis.  All studentships are highly competitive and you should ensure (and demonstrate) that there is a good match between your own qualifications and interests and those being sought for the particular studentship. The aim is to evaluate the presence of psychological distress and chronic pain in this patient group and the influence of these factors on how patients respond to treatments (joint injections, physiotherapy, analgesics, surgery etc) given within the clinic over time.
Eligibility: Good (2:1 or above) first degree in a science/maths, psychology or health-related discipline (including skills in literacy and numeracy). A Masters degree in a relevant discipline is highly desirable. Experience in a health-related discipline and/or psychology useful, but not essential.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 20 May 2011

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JRF, SRF and RA Positions at Translational Health Science And Technology Institute, India

Translational Health Science And Technology Institute (THSTI) is an autonomous Institute of the Department of Biotechnology under the Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of India. THSTI has been developed as a part of the interdisciplinary Health biotech Science cluster to be located at Faridabad which is a part of the National Capital Region. The Institute is being mentored by globally recognized National Institute of Immunology (NII) and the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Science and Technology (HMHST). THSTI is designed to be a dynamic and interactive organization with a mission to conduct innovative translational research and develop research collaborations across disciplines and professions to accelerate the development of concepts into tangible products to improve human health. The other members of the cluster include The Regional Centre of Biotechnology (RCB) under the aegis of UNESCO and the NII with which the THSTI will have a seamless collaboration to achieve the interdisciplinary expertise. The cluster will have access to the state of the art experimental animal facility and the platform technology center for the sophisticated instrumentation. The permanent laboratories of the centre will come up in Faridabad within 3 years. The interim laboratories of the centre are functioning from Gurgaon in the South of Delhi area with adequate housing, transportation and schooling facilities. Campus housing may be available when the centre moves to Faridabad.Vaccine and Infectious Disease Research Center (VIDRC) has been set up as a mission center of the THSTI to study infectious disease and pathogens with the aim to generate translational knowledge for developing prophylactic and therapeutic measures against diseases prevalent in India.
Eligibility: RA : Doctorate (PhD/MD) or an equivalent degree or 3 years of research experience after MVSc / MPharm.
SRF: Post Graduate Degree in Life Sciences with 2 years research experience or MBBS.
JRF: Post Graduate Degree in Life Sciences.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 26 April 2011

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