Mai Lan Kunzy Scholarship-University of Queensland’s Faculty of Medicine

The Mai Lan Kunzy Scholarship will support an academically excellent PhD or MPhil candidate to undertake research. The Scholarship will support research which has the potential to improve the health of the Vietnamese population and will attract candidates with a demonstrated knowledge of issues affecting the health of people and communities in Vietnam (with an emphasis on the Central Region). 

It is intended that health-related research funded by this scholarship will have the potential to build capacity at the community level and/or support a sustained national initiative to improve the health of the Vietnamese people.

Applicants can select from a range of fields, supervised by leading researchers. Applicants are welcome to contact research leaders to discuss potential projects, but are not limited to this group. Applicants may choose a supervisor from any organizational unit within University of Queensland’s Faculty of Medicine.

Selection criteria

  • academic merit
  • demonstrated knowledge of health issues impacting in Vietnam
  • demonstrated capacity as a future PhD or MPhil graduate to contribute to the improvement of health in the Central Region of Vietnam 
  • demonstrated ability as a future PhD or MPhil graduate to contribute to building Vietnam’s capacity to respond to emerging issues in the health and wellbeing of its citizens

Applicants must:

  1. be citizens of Vietnam, and
  2. be graduates or staff of Hue University and its colleges, and
  3. meet UQ entry requirements (visit the UQ research degrees page for more details).


Hướng dẫn apply học bổng AAS- Click Here

You can choose from any supervisor at UQ, but some specific examples are listed below.

Dr Antje Blumenthal
Phone: +61 7 344 36984

Fields of research:

  • Immune control mechanisms in tuberculosis
  • Regulators of inflammation in acute and chronic infection
  • Cellular biology of host-pathogen interactions
  • Macrophage functions in infection and inflammation
  • Novel anti-microbials against tuberculosis

Professor Ian Frazer

Field of research:

  • Cancer Immunotherapy

Associate Professor Lutz Krause
Phone: +61 7 344 37052

Fields of research:

  • Comparative and evolutionary genomics of human parasites – identifying parasite specific genes, drug and vaccine targets
  • Biomarker discovery for disease onset, progression and personalised treatment
  • Epigenome-wide association studies
  • Role of the gut microbiota in health and disease
  • Cancer whole-genome sequencing

Dr Emma Hamilton-Williams
Phone: +61 7 344 36989

Fields of Research:

  • The gut microbiome in type 1 diabetes
  • Genetic regulation of type 1 diabetes

Dr Roberta Mazzieri
Phone: +61 7 344 37089

Fields of Research:

  • Breast cancer
  • Tumour microenvironment
  • Tumour angiogenesis
  • Tumour immunology
  • Tumour associated macrophages
  • Anti-tumour gene therapy

Associate Professor Ray Steptoe
Phone: +61 7 344 36959

Fields of Research:

  • Defining mechanisms CD8+ T cell tolerance
  • Gene therapy for type 1 diabetes
  • Immunotherapy for allergic asthma
  • Inactivation of T cells by B lymphoma
Applications close:  31 March 2017
Before you apply:
  • You are encouraged to read the definitive rules for this scholarship prior to application, in particular any specific eligibility conditions and check the FAQs if you have any questions.

Bạn có thể liên hệ để tìm Mentor đồng hành săn học bổng này