PhD student David Riglar

PhD program

We offer postgraduate training as the Department of Medical Biology of the University of Melbourne. At any one time, around 60 full-time PhD students are enrolled.

PhD research projects: 2015 intake

We offer a number of student research project places each year under the institute's research themes of cancer, chronic inflammatory diseases and infectious diseases.

How to apply

Once you have contacted and agreed a potential PhD project with a prospective PhD supervisor(s) at the institute, you need to lodge an application.

PhD scholarships

Both local (Australian and New Zealand citizens) and international PhD students who are accepted by the institute must gain their own scholarships.

Frequently asked questions

PhD student profiles

Find out from some of our PhD students what it is like to be part of the research at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute.

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WESA – The Walter and Eliza Hall Student Association

WESA represents the student body in academic issues and, more importantly, make student life a lot more interesting. Activities include invited speakers, weekly sport, movie nights, pub nights and the all-famous Annual Student Retreat.

Living in Melbourne

Melbourne is widely regarded as the biotech, cultural, sporting and culinary capital of Australia and offers a vibrant and cosmopolitan lifestyle.