Take part in our research projects

CHESM is committed to improving the wellbeing of all people through musculoskeletal research. By participating in a research study, you are helping researchers improve existing treatments and find new approaches which could benefit someone close to you and the community at large.


PhD/MPhil opportunity

A PhD or MPhil project is available to help understand how hip osteoarthritis and exercise affect the brain. In collaboration with Dr Natalia Egorova a leading cognitive neuroscientist from the Pain and Cognition Neuroimaging Lab at The University of Melbourne. The scope of the project is negotiable, but broadly aims to elucidate the neurobiological profiles of the people with hip osteoarthritis to facilitate our understanding of osteoarthritis beyond the musculoskeletal system.

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Graduate Research

CHESM is looking for talented people to undertake PhD or MPhil research as part of our team. Our multi-disciplinary team includes people with backgrounds in physiotherapy, podiatry, biomechanics, engineering and exercise science. Candidates from a range of clinical and non-clinical backgrounds will be considered. Scholarships may be available for high-achieving candidates.

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