Education

As a teaching and research hub for the University of Melbourne and Victoria University, AIMSS has well established educational programs where our students and trainees have access to highly qualified supervision and mentoring while also profiting from our state-of-the-art equipment and facilities. Our education programs cover all levels from undergraduate to postgraduate. In addition, our clinical trials facilities allow physicians and trainees to learn the basis of clinical research and perform world-class research in a very friendly and efficient environment. Here is a summary of the education opportunities available at AIMSS:
Established via the Department of Medicine – Western Health (The University of Melbourne), the International Visitors Program offers multiple opportunities to physicians and allied health professionals to develop their research skills (biomedical or clinical) at AIMSS. This is a very flexible program regarding learning objectives and scope. Our visitors could spend a minimum of 1 months and a maximum of 6 months at AIMSS.
For more information on this program, please contact: paula.casas@unimelb.edu.au
AIMSS hosts students from our two stakeholders, the University of Melbourne and Victoria University. Some of our members hold joint appointments with these two Universities. Potential students should identify their areas of research interest and identify their potential supervisor based on their specific research programs and ongoing projects. The application process will depend on the selected University.
For more information on how to apply to the University of Melbourne, please follow this link: https://futurestudents.unimelb.edu.au/info/research
For more information on how to apply to Victoria University, please follow this link: https://www.vu.edu.au/study-at-vu/how-to-apply/graduate-research-applicants
The Department of Medicine at Melbourne Medical School offers several Honours Programs. These programs could be completed at AIMSS under the supervision of our Program and Project Directors. For more information, please follow this link: http://medicine.unimelb.edu.au/school-structure/medicine-and-radiology/study/honours
Victoria University has a well-established Honours Program. This program could be completed at AIMSS under the supervision of one of our Program and Project Directors. For more information, please follow this link: https://www.vu.edu.au/courses/bachelor-of-science-honours-biomedical-sciences-shbm
This program was established in collaboration with Biomed Victoria. Our members supervise UROP students on a regular basis. For more information about this program, please visit this website: http://biomedvic.org.au/urop/about-urop/
This Program is aimed at Australian physicians, allied health professionals, nurses and other researchers interested in either completing small research projects or developing specific research skills at AIMSS. Duration of this program goes from 1 month to one year.
For more information about this program, please contact: gwen.mcmaster@unimelb.edu.au
AIMSS Scholarship in Musculoskeletal Health
The duration of the scholarship is up to 3 years. It provides a fortnightly allowance of approximately $30,000 per year. Applicants must be Australian citizens and must have obtained an Australian Bachelor’s Degree with Honours (or equivalent qualification) in a relevant area of study including science, medicine or health related field within the last five years.
Please email Paula Casas to request an application package: paula.casas@unimelb.edu.au
For more information on eligibility and application procedure, please click here.