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 

2017 SMAH 3MT Comp

The 2017 Three Minute Thesis Competition for the Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health was held Friday 23 June, with 10 HDR students competing. They were, Jay Perry – School of Biological Sciences, Jesse Greenslade - School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Samantha Wade- School of Biological Sciences, Annabel Clancy – School of Medicine, Sonia Sanz-Munoz – School of Biological Sciences, Qing Zhang – School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Nicholas Geraghty – School of Biological Sciences, Anthony Carroll – School of Chemistry, Jonathan Williams – School of Biological Sciences and Joel Walsh – School of Medicine.

The overall winner was Sonia Sanz-Munoz for her presentation titled “Editing Alzheimer’s disease”. The people’s choice winner was Nicholas Geraghty for his presentation titled “Graft-versus-host disease… what?” The overall winner and people’s choice winner are both invited to represent SMAH at the UOW final on 21 July 2017. 

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.

SMAH Heads 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: 18 June, 2018