Macquarie University Offers PhD Scholarships in Artificial Intelligence

Nigerians And Other Countries Can Apply For PhD Scholarship Macquarie University in Artificial Intelligence in Medicine and Healthcare in Australia, 2018

Macquarie University Offers PhD Scholarships in Artificial Intelligence

The Macquarie University in Australia invites applicants from Nigeria and other countries for PhD Scholarship in Medicine and Healthcare Intelligence (AI) Artificial Intelligence. The scholarships are awarded under the supervision of  Prof Enrico Coiera and other experienced researchers at the Center for Health Information.
The aim of this research program is to investigate the future role of( AI)Artificial Intelligence in healthcare and its social, ethical and technical implications.

Potential topic or Areas  Artificial Intelligence Include (but are not limited to):

  • Privacy, safety and ethical issues arising from the development and use of AI technologies in healthcare.
  • Understanding of consumer and clinician needs and perspectives when interacting with AI.
  • The design, development and evaluation of (AI) systems that could support either clinicians or consumers across a wide set of tasks.
  • Human-AI interaction design.
  •   AI systems design.

The value and tenure of the scholarship is:

  • The MQRTP full-time stipend rate is $27,082 per annum (in 2018) tax exempt, for up to 3 years (indexed annually)
  • The scholarship is comprised of a Tuition Fee Offset and a Living Allowance Stipend
  • The successful applicants will have the opportunity to work with a diverse team of highly experienced and internationally recognised senior researchers in the Centre for Health Informatics.

Eligibility For Macquarie Scholarship In Artificial Intelligence.

  • International candidates are welcome.
  • Additional top-up scholarships or part-time research assistant roles may be available for highly ranked candidates.
  • To be eligible for a scholarship, applicants are expected to have a record of excellent academic performance and preferably, additional relevant research experience and/or peer-reviewed research activity, awards and/or prizes in line with the University’s scholarship rating guidelines. Refer to the Rating Scholarship Applicants section for more information about these guidelines.
  • The scholarships would suit applicants from a wide variety of disciplines. For example, candidates with a background in Computer Science, Engineering, Human-Computer Interaction, Anthropology, Psychology, Sociology, Data Science, or a Health-related field would all be welcome.
  • This scholarship is available to eligible candidates to undertake:Direct entry into a 3 year PhD program.

How to Apply for The Artificial Intelligence Scholarship 

Applicants are encouraged to discuss their candidacy before submitting an application. Initial enquirers should be directed to Professor Enrico Coiera ( or Dr. Baki Kocaballi (
Applicants will need to complete a HDR Candidature and Scholarship Application Form and arrange for two academic referee reports to be submitted to the Higher Degree Research Office. The application form and further information can be found on the Application page.

Deadline for Macquarie Artificial Intelligence Scholarship

 Applications close by July 31, 2018

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