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Want an exceptional student experience? Our postgraduate research students receive a world-class education from a university ranked in the top 1% of universities in the world.

Postgraduate research degrees are specialised and research-intensive, and based more around one-on-one interactions with a supervisor. The Centre offers a range of exciting postgraduate research opportunities aimed at helping you make an impact in your chosen field of study.

Our students are involved in a variety of internationally significant research with a Defence and health focus. The Centre welcomes enquiries from students wishing to undertake postgraduate research studies in the area of posttraumatic stress or in partnership with the Director.

Are you interested in undertaking a PhD?

"Emergency First Responders"

Commencing 2017 and under the Supervision of Dr Miranda Van Hooff, Dr
Ellie Lawrence-Wood and Dr Amelia Searle, we are seeking a suitable PhD
Candidate to undertake the above program of research.

Funded by The Australian Medical Women's Memorial Research Fund (AMWMRF) - Snowdrops Hope for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Committee, an affiliate of The Repat Foundation - The Road Home and The Hospital Research Foundation, this is a three-year, fully funded Scholarship with a stipend of $27,000 per annum.

For more information, please see advertisement 

Applications close on Friday 31st March 2017.

Please send CV and cover letter to or telephone 08 8313 0672 for more information.

General Study Enquiries

Please direct all postgraduate research enquiries to:

Dr Miranda Van Hooff
Senior Research Fellow & Director of Research
Phone: +61 8 8313 5200

Centre for Traumatic Stress Studies

Level 2 
122 Frome St
The University of Adelaide


T: +61 8 8313 5200
F: +61 8 8313 5368

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