The Rio Tinto Children's Diabetes Centre is looking for new Higher Degree Research Candidates to join our teams from 2023. We look for the best and brightest to join diabetes research.
The Rio Tinto Children's Diabetes Centre, based at Telethon Kids Insitute and Perth Children's Hopsital (PCH), is the first JDRF Global Centre of Excellence in Diabetes Research outside of North America. The goal is to improve the lives of children and young adults living with diabetes by bringing together research, education and clinical care.
The Perth team collaborates with world-class researchers, clinicians, investigators and the diabetes community from around Australia and internationally to accelerate access to world-first studies, trials and the latest research results from around the globe.
Research focus areas
Technology - Exercise - Nutrition - Mental Health & Wellbeing - Epidemiology - Health Economics - Models of Care
Why join our team?
We provide opportunities for integrated research and clinical projects including:
Attend diabetes clinics and patient workshops
Work side by side with our clinical teams
Learn how to translate research into real-world practice
Engage directly with the diabetes community
Be part of a multi-disciplinary research team
Access to our cohorts, databases, expertise, training, and platforms
Scholarships are granted on a competitive basis to outstanding candidates:
PhD top-up ($15,000pa for up to 3 years) APPLY HERE
PhD Talent and Capacity Building ($5,000pa for up to 3 years) APPLY HERE