Why postgraduate research at the Kirby?
The Kirby Institute is a world-leading health research institute at UNSW Sydney. Sitting within the Faculty of Medicine and Health, we work to eliminate infectious diseases, globally. Our specialisation is in developing health solutions for the most at-risk communities. Doing so ultimately builds a safer, healthier world for everyone.
Our researchers and staff are world leaders in their fields and possess a range of knowledge, skills and experience to assist you with your research. As a postgraduate research student at the Kirby Institute, you will benefit from our rich network of academics and professionals, our state-of-the-art laboratory and research facilities and our global reputation as an institute at the forefront of research developments in infection and immunity.
Higher degree research programs
We offer two postgraduate research degrees: the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and the Master of Science by Research (MRes). You'll undertake an original and critical research project to make a significant contribution to a subject's existing knowledge guided by an academic supervisor.
Postgraduate Research Coordinators
Our Postgraduate Research Coordinators are experienced academics who will help guide you through your research program. We are the central point of contact for research students. Contact us at email@example.com