Institute for Health & Ageing

Promoting positive ageing and an age friendly society

PhD Scholarships closing date 17 October

PhD Opportunities at IHA

Institute for Health and Ageing


The Institute for Health & Ageing, ACU provides a dynamic and supportive environment for PhD candidates interested in pursuing projects with a focus on health and ageing.  The work of the Institute recognises that positive ageing does not occur in isolation, and that living long and living well depends upon a range of factors including living environments.  IHA draws on the multi-disciplinary expertise of our academics to undertake innovative and sustainable research that makes a positive difference to the lives of older people.


Australian Government Research Training Program Stipend Scholarships

ACU is currently welcoming applications for Australian Government Research Training Program Stipend Scholarships. For further information on these opportunities and how to apply, see the ACU Research page and look for information under the Research Training Program Scholarships heading.


Research Projects at IHA

The Institute for Health and Ageing is interested in hearing from PhD candidates interested in the priority areas of:

-musculoskeletal health (contact:

-neighbourhood environment and ageing (contact:

-building design for ageing populations (contact:

-urban spaces and active ageing (contact:

If you are considering applying for a Research Training Program Stipend Scholarships in these areas, please contact the relevant supervisors listed above.


Closing date for applications

Tuesday 17 October 2017

How to Apply

If you are currently enrolled in a doctoral program at ACU use the application form.

If you are not currently enrolled, visit the Graduate Research website for application instructions.

Applicants should also read the ACU Research Training Program Scholarship Policy which, among other things, sets out the eligibility criteria for Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarships.


Complete applications should be forwarded to:


Graduate Research
Australian Catholic University
PO Box 968
North Sydney NSW 2059



For more information from IHA

please contact

Dr David Sandall,
Senior Manager Research Development
Institute for Health & Ageing
+61 (3) 9230 8132



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