Find out about education at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute including information about the Walter and Eliza Student Association (WESA) and living in Melbourne.
We offer postgraduate training as the Department of Medical Biology of the University of Melbourne. More than 60 PhD places are offered each year under the institute's research themes of cancer, chronic inflammatory diseases and infectious diseases.
We offer Honours research projects and also participate in the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) to give undergraduate students an early opportunity to experience real life in a research laboratory and gain insight into careers in biomedical research.
We offer a variety of educational opportunities for school students, including discovery tours of the institute and opportunities to do research in a laboratory at the Gene Technology Access Centre (GTAC).
We run a varied program of seminars and conferences to explore various research topics and encourage scientific collaborations. Public lectures are also held throughout the year to raise awareness of the institute's research and provide an opportunity for education on prevention, treatment and cure of specific diseases.