PhD opportunities

The ACBRD is pleased to announce that it is actively seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified individuals who would be interested in undertaking a PhD focused on the behavioural, psychological and social aspects of living with diabetes.

by Prof Jane Speight

The ACBRD has a strong national and international reputation, conducting innovative research, and a diverse range of interests. The positioning of the ACBRD as a collaboration between Diabetes Victoria and Deakin University means that our PhD candidates focus on real-world problems and have the opportunity to make a difference to the lives of people with diabetes. The ACBRD is a vibrant and dynamic team of research staff and HDR candidates, who enjoy supporting and learning from each other. PhD candidates are supported by an experienced supervisory team.

For further information, please visit our website. We encourage applicants to consider research topics aligned with our key areas of interest though we will consider all suggestions carefully. We invite those who are interested to submit a brief statement (no more than 500 words) summarising their areas of research interest, qualifications and experience via email to