La Trobe Holsworth Research Initiative, PhD Scholarship

Location
Bendigo, Australia
Posted
Wednesday, 2 June 2021
End of advertisement period
Thursday, 1 July 2021
Ref
561439
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

For information on how to apply please refer to Scholarships, La Trobe University. Please do not apply via this page as your application will not be accepted.

Amount

$28597
Per annum, for three and a half years. Fee relief additional.

Closing date
01/07/2021

Who is it for?

Future PhD candidates, Australian Citizen, International Student, New Zealand Citizen, Permanent Resident

Where is it available?

Bendigo

Background

The Holsworth Research Initiative aims to optimise outcomes for all individuals by addressing the global challenges of inactivity and chronic disease. Using multi-disciplinary approaches, the initiative tackles important questions to influence health policy and practice in regional locations, Australia and internationally.

Caseload midwifery (where women have continuity from a ‘known’ midwife during pregnancy, labour, birth and postpartum) is associated with improved clinical and psychosocial outcomes at least in low-risk populations.

We have a PhD project that is embedded in an MRFF funded randomised controlled trial designed to compare the effect of caseload midwifery on preterm birth, low birthweight, other maternal and neonatal outcomes in vulnerable women (MAGNOLIA). This PhD will explore the hypothesis that caseload midwifery influences the acute and chronic physiological responsiveness to stress.

We are seeking a student who has completed a Masters or Honours degree in a related field (e.g., medicine, psychology, exercise sciences, nursing).

To review eligibility and the application process, please refer to La Trobe Holsworth Research Initiative - PhD scholarship, Scholarships, La Trobe University

Contact Professor Michael Kingsley, Director Holsworth Research Initiative, HRI@latrobe.edu.au for further information.

 Please do not apply via this page as your application will not be accepted.

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