11 Jun 2019

The ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR) is seeking applications for aPostgraduate Research Scholarship for Decision-Making, Expectations and Cognitive Ageing Research


CEPARis a unique collaboration bringing together academia, government and industry to provide global solutions to the economic and social challenges of population ageing.


One PhD scholarship is on offer for up to 3 years starting in 2019. The CEPARscholarshipwill be awarded under the same conditions and benefits as the Research Training Program(2019 base rate $27,596 p/a) and will include an additional $5,000 annual top-up.


The successful applicant will undertake a research project aligned with the core interests of the Centre’s decision-making, expectations and cognitive ageing research stream.


Example topics include:

  1. Individual differences in financial and health decision-making: Impacts on productive ageing
  2. Identifying individual and social influences on decision-making at older ages


Expressions of Interest

Expressions of interest are invited from outstanding and enthusiastic psychology honours graduates. Applicants must fulfil the PhD admission criteria for the University of New South Wales, including meeting English language requirements, and demonstrating excellent potential for research. Demonstrated evidence of research track record (e.g. research outputs such as publications or conference presentations) will be highly regarded but is not essential. 

Expressions of interest open: Tuesday 4thJune 2019

Expressions of interest close: Monday 17th June, 2019.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying, please contact Dr Craig Sinclair on c.sinclair@unsw.edu.au(or 02 9399 1095) or Prof Kaarin Ansteyk.anstey@unsw.edu.auto discuss development of a proposal.