Research Students

SMAH Research Students

Research Students

Science, Medicine and Health is a research intensive faculty with dynamic programs in the biological, chemical, clinical, earth and health sciences. Candidates can undertake graduate research with world-class academic supervisors in a diverse range of study areas.

SMAH student highlights 

Three Minute Thesis Competition 

2018 SMAH 3MT Comp

 The 2018 Three Minute Thesis Competition for the Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health was held Monday 2 July, with 12 HDR students competing. They were, Ramya Walsan - – School of Medicine, Nathan Butterworth - School of Biological Sciences, Amy Montgomery – School of Nursing, Beata Bukosa – School of Chemistry, Heema Vyas – School of Biological Sciences, Meagan Lowe – School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Saneh Khunkaew – School of Nursing, Jonathan Williams – School of Biological Sciences, Lauren Houston – School of Medicine, Conor McAdams – School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Lakmini Egodawatta – School of Chemistry, Alison Haynes – School of Biological Sciences. 

The overall winner was Beata Bukosa for her presentation titled “Missing pieces: Imitating our Earth system”. The people’s choice winner was Meagan Lowe for her presentation titled “Reef island erosion in Isabel Province, Solomon Islands”. The overall winner and people’s choice winner are both invited to represent SMAH at the UOW final on 12 July 2018. 

ArchivesHDR Student Highlights 

Future research students

Higher Degrees by Research available in Science, Medicine and Health:

Doctor of Philosophy
Master of Philosophy

UOW provides strong support for Higher Degree by Research (HDR) candidates through a range of tuition fee and living stipend scholarships for both domestic and international students 

Scholarships for Domestic Students
Scholarships for International Students

Apply for Admission& Scholarships 

Current research students 

For information on orientation, enrolment and re-enrolment, leave, HDR student conference, supervision, progress reports, scholarships, thesis submission and examination, and workshops for students please visit the Graduate Research School.

SMAHHeads of Postgraduate Studies

For information on SMAH Student Travel Grants please see Guidelines [PDF] and Application Form [DOC]. Contact SMAH Research Unit:

HDRCareers Counselling 

Library Guides
Medicine & Health: Databases for Research
Science: Research Databases 

Last reviewed: 26 March, 2019