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Graduate Research Projects

In advance of applying for admission to any research program in the Research School of Biology, prospective students must locate a potential supervisor and agree on a research topic.

View a list of available research projects for PhD students.

Within the Research School of Biology, there are three research Divisions with which researchers in the School are associated.

These primary research Divisions are:
These areas are similar in scope to the three Graduate Research Programs offered through the Research School of Biology, which are:
Each primary research area has a website identifying academic staff members and outlining their current research activities. Sometimes it may not be clear in which area particular research might fall and in many instances research areas overlap. Prospective students should investigate the research activities within each research area to locate those of particular interest to them.

Potential Research Projects

View a list of available research projects for PhD students.

Graduate students at RSB are studying a wide range of interesting topics and these are often presented on research group web sites which can be accessed through the Research Area web pages. Students are encouraged to make email contact with relevant academic staff members in their area of interest.

For detailed information on approaching supervisors and submitting an application see the Graduate Research Apply section. There are different application procedures for domestic students and international students.

Any questions?

Please contact the Graduate Convenors for further assistance.

Our Graduate Students


Updated:  21 December 2010/Responsible Officer:  Director RSB /Page Contact:  RSB Webmaster