In Papua New Guinea, 1500+ women die every year from childbirth-related causes – 80 times higher than in Australia. And these deaths are, mostly, preventable.
Take the first step towards a challenging but rewarding research career - consider a postgraduate study program with Burnet.
We place great emphasis on postgraduate study, providing high-quality research and training in areas related to public health and basic science in infectious diseases and immunology.
In recent years, the Institute had students undertaking PhD research programs, enrolled via Monash University, the University of Melbourne, La Trobe University and RMIT.
These PhDs covered a range of topics including HIV entry and replication, HCV virology and immunology, autoimmune disease, malaria, drug misuse, sexual health, modelling of infectious diseases, and vaccine development.
Yes, it takes considerable commitment-both financial and personal- but it’s an important stepping stone if your goal is to forge a research career.
Graduates have progressed to being research team leaders in laboratories and public health programs and it can also open the door to opportunities to progress your career overseas.