The Bonn Melbourne Research and Graduate School in Decision Neuroscience is an international collaboration between The University of Melbourne, Australia, and the University of Bonn, Germany. The collaboration comprises a pilot international research training group of researchers and jointly awarded PhD candidates working in the interdisciplinary fields of Decision Neuroscience and computational psychiatry.
The pilot International Research Training Group was established in 2020 with 4 joint PhD projects supervised by researchers from both institutions. The program will expand in future to include additional projects and researchers.
Currently there are no projects available, please check in later in the year when new opportunities will be released.
How to apply
REGISTER YOUR INTEREST Applicants for STJU Melbourne Joint PhD projects should: Identify a project of interest Register your interest with the project supervisor based at the University of Melbourne, including the following information: Name, contact details Joint PhD project of interest Cover Letter, CV and Transcript Any supporting documentation Note: All applicants are required to meet the entry requirements for a PhD at …May 13, 2021 Available oppor...
Current Bonn-Melbourne Research and Graduate School of Decision Neuroscience research projects scheduled to commence in 2020 and 2021 are listed below.
Advanced interventions for mood disorders
Project summary: Mood disorders are one of the greatest causes of disability in the community. Both major depressive disorder and bipolar disorder usually start during adolescence and early adulthood, and frequently recur, causing suffering and disability over a large part of the lifespan. Our firstline treatments for mood disorders – psychotherapy and medication – are helpful for many patients, but many …May 13, 2021 Current projects
Schizotypal symptoms in children and youth at high risk for psychosis
Project Summary: Investigation of the course of schizotypal disorder in the early (childhood) developmental period, and tracking its long-term effects on behaviour and functional outcome. A team at the University of Melbourne and University of Bonn have developed a program of work investigating decision making in the schizophrenia spectrum through exploring developmental trajectories, neural correlates and cognitive mechanisms. Decision making deficits occur …September 8, 2020 Current projects
The following supervisors and graduate researchers are participating in the Bonn and Melbourne Research and Graduate School in Decision Neuroscience:
The IRTG Coordinator team consists of:
- Petra Van Nieuwenhoven
The team works with the Joint PhD program Academic Lead on operational activities, including recruitment and the end to end graduate research lifecycle processes for joint PhD candidates. Please direct all enquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org.