Students

Become a changemaker

  • Work with our team
  • Hands-on experience
  • Improve peoples lives

Looking to make a difference in the world of dementia research?

Join our research group and be a part of something that’s making a real difference in people’s lives!

Work with our team

As a member of our research group, you'll have the opportunity to work with experienced researchers and other students just like you who are excited about making progress in the area of dementia prevention and aged care.

Hands-on experience

You will gain hands-on experience in a variety of areas, from basic and clinical research to epidemiology and public health. You'll be part of a team that's pushing the boundaries of what's possible in dementia research.

Improve peoples lives

When you partner with Brain Health Hub, you are joining a team that is dedicated to uncovering ways to prevent dementia and developing effective treatments to improve the lives of those affected by this devastating disease.

Are you the right fit?

We’re looking for highly motivated students with a passion for dementia research, strong problem-solving skills, and a commitment to making a difference. Whether you’re an Honours, Masters, or PhD student, we want to hear from you!

Honours students
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PEP placements
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Design students
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PACE students
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MPH students
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PhD/MD students
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More Information on Masters, Honours, and Placements:

Our students are invited to conduct individual experimental studies targeting an area of interest within the research team. Many of our students stay on to pursue additional research positions and interests.

Psychology Honours – Western Sydney University

The Honours program is a 10-month program commencing earlier in the year. Students are encouraged to carry out a research study in its entirety in an area of brain health.

In 2023, we welcomed 13 Honours students to the team.

Professional Experience Placements – Western Sydney University

This is a final year capstone project that provides students the change to gain hands-on experience in software systems requirements definition, analysis, design and implementation, in a real-world setting. Our students work in groups, guided by an academic supervisor to achieve goals set by the research team.

To date, we have welcomed 4 Professional Experience Placements to the team.

Burrow Design Studio – Western Sydney University

Students can engage in an award-winning community-engaged teaching studio that runs in the capstone year of the Bachelor of Design (Visual Communication) program at Western Sydney University. Our focus is on providing students with a practical learning experience, by being their learning partner, to develop visuals that could be applied in our research studies.

To date, we have engaged with 8 students.

Professional and Community Engagement (PACE) Program – Macquarie University

Our PACE students are offered a unique research experience during their placement. Students often work together to produce new understanding of innovative initiatives targeting better health and wellbeing in older adults.

To date, we have had over 30 PACE students undertake their research placement with us.

Master of Public Health (MPH) - Macquarie University

Our MPH students are offered an in-depth knowledge and skills-based placement during their professional practice placement.

Students are offered training in areas essential to modern public health concerns including public health policy and health promotion by targeting health systems. We provide students practical strategies to address issues of public health policy through a curriculum-based approach.

To date, we have had 5 MPH students successfully complete their project with the team.

Applied Research Project (ARP) Placement – University of Notre Dame

If your university is not listed but you are interested in joining our team as a part of your program, please contact us for further information. Our team is open to supporting and hosting external placements.

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How it works

3 easy steps to join the Brain Health Hub team.
  • Complete your Honours, Masters, or PhD with us
  • Hands-on experience
  • Experienced team of researchers
  • Uncover ways to prevent dementia
  • Develop effective treatments
  • Improve the lives of those affected by dementia

Click or tap the button below to submit your interest to join our team. Briefly share which of our projects have impacted you and why.

We’ll ask some preliminary questions regarding your application, why you want to join the team, and what you hope to achieve by being part of Brain Health Hub.

Once your application has been accepted and you have been welcomed to the team, we’ll share your next steps with you so you can hit the ground running.

  • Complete your Honors, Masters, or PhD with us
  • Hands-on experience
  • Experienced team of researchers
  • Uncover ways to prevent dementia
  • Develop effective treatments
  • Improve the lives of those affected by dementia

Join today and be a part of something truly ground-breaking