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Lambert Initiative PhD Scholarships

Lambert Initiative PhD Scholarships

We are looking to recruit up to ten new PhD students in 2017 and are offering top-up scholarships of $10,000 p.a. to APA (or equivalent) scholarship recipients who join our team based at the Brain and Mind Centre.



Clinical Trials: Mandatory Training

All new researchers conducting clinical trials must have the appropriate levels of training. If a new student or staff member plans to work on CTN clinical trials, they will need to complete ICH GCP training. Please contact Rebekah Puls to organise - email

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Brain and Mind Centre 2017 Seminar Series

We run free events each month featuring guest speakers from across Australia and the world. The seminars take place at the Level 5 Lecture Theatre, 94 Mallett Street. Email to RSVP.

  • February 3 - 'Complex Psychosis: Evidence for a whole system pathway' featuring Professor Helen Killaspy (University College London)
  • April 7 - 'Neural Stem Cell Models of Disorders of Brain and Mind' featuring Associate Professor Mirella Dottori (University of Melbourne)
  • May 5 - 'Connectomics of Affective Disorders' featuring Professor Michael Breakspea (Quensland Institute of Medical Research)
  • June 2 - '21st Century Healthcare' featuring Professor Jane Burns (University of Sydney)
  • August 4 - 'A National Strategy To Child Mental Health' featuring Frank Oberklaid (University of Melbourne)
  • September 1 - 'Mental Health Economics' featuring Associate Professor Cathy Mihalopoulos (Deakin University)
  • November 3 - 'Genomics and Depression' featuring Professor Bernard Baune (University of Adelaide)

Service updates

New University Service Desks Phone Number

Getting service support just got simpler, with one new number to contact Campus Security, ICT, Human Resources, Campus Infrastructure & Services, Finance, and the University Switchboard. Phone (02) 9351 2000 or remember the extension 12000 on-campus.