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A PhD scholarship is available in the Indigenous counselling and nicotine (ICAN) quit in pregnancy trial under the supervision of Dr Gillian Gould and Professor Billie Bonevski at the University of Newcastle in New South Wales.
There is limited understanding of how to assist Indigenous smokers to quit smoking in pregnancy. This funding, via the study, will aim to address this, and has been planned using:
The PhD candidate will work on an agreed aspect of this study. This study will provide essential new knowledge to inform future approaches to smoking cessation in pregnancy for Indigenous populations. The successful applicant, who should have a bachelor degree with first class honours in a relevant field, including a masters degree, will be supported by a scholarship for three years at $25,849 p.a. in 2015 (indexed annually), with the opportunity to apply for a 6 month extension.
Interested applicants are advised to send an email expressing their interest.
Dr Gillian Gould
The University of Newcastle
Ph: (04) 0361 5563