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Collaboration opportunities

We are always interested in collaborating with clinicians, policy makers and researchers on new initiatives, in research, evaluation and implementation. We also have a number of datasets (see Diabetes MILES studies), which offer opportunities for data analysis and publications. If you are interested, please send an email to

Employment opportunities

We are always keen to hear from postdoctoral researchers. Please contact us if you would like to discuss and develop projects that can be the subject of scholarship and fellowship funding applications.

PhD Scholarship opportunities

The ACBRD has a large and varied research program into the behavioural, psychological and social aspects of living with diabetes. We currently have a number of projects in development that would be suitable for research towards a PhD for suitably qualified candidates.

If you are interested in undertaking a PhD, please send an email to Please include your CV and a 500-word summary of your research interest and why you are suited to conducting a PhD at the Centre.

The ACBRD are currently advertising one PhD scholarship opportunity:

1. Investigating emotional well-being in women with PCOS

Professor Jane Speight is an Associate Investigator with the NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS). The CRE in PCOS is now advertising PhD scholarships addressing CRE research priority areas, which includes the emotional well-being of women with PCOS.

Further details regarding eligibility can be found here:

Prof Speight is interested in supervising a PhD student to investigate PCOS-related distress and the impact of PCOS on quality of life. If you would like to apply, please send an email to Prof Speight including a 500-word statement of your interest in this area and your experience / qualifications.

As applications for the PhD scholarship close on 19 January, please contact Prof Speight ( no later than 5 January to express your interest.