20 November 2019

Scholarship available for PhD project – virtual reality and concussion

The 2020 Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP) Scholarships Competitive Round is now open for student applications.

Curtin University has an exciting new PhD project opportunity with a fully funded scholarship for suitable applicants, in the field of virtual reality and concussion. Head of Neurotrauma Research at Curtin University and the Perron Institute, Professor Lindy Fitzgerald is one of the co-supervisors.

PROJECT TITLE: Virtual reality optic flow for assessment of subconcussion and return to play following concussion

Project lead contact: Susan Morris, Faculty of Health Sciences:



Andrew Lavender, Faculty of Health Sciences, Curtin University

Professor Tele Tan, Faculty of Health Sciences, Curtin University

Prof Melinda Fitzgerald, Faculty of Health Sciences, Curtin University and Perron Institute

Flavia Di Pietro, Faculty of Health Sciences, Curtin University

Location: Curtin University main campus, Bentley, Western Australia, and some involvement in the Curtin precinct at the Sarich Neuroscience Research Institute, Nedlands, WA.

See Project details at: https://students.curtin.edu.au/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/07/HS-Virtual-reality-optic-flow-for-assessment-of-subconcussion-.pdf

See all 42 RTP project details at: https://students.curtin.edu.au/essentials/higher-degree-by-research/hdr-scholarships/rtp-policy/rtp-strategic-projects/

Applications close 1 September 2019.