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A joint venture between The University of Melbourne and The Royal Melbourne Hospital


Home to The University of Melbourne’s Department of Microbiology and Immunology, the Doherty Institute is a hub for postgraduate study and high-level research training where students develop advanced skills in independent research.

By choosing the Doherty Institute to complete your PhD, you will learn from global leaders in infection and immunity, with access to high calibre scientists and facilities in an environment where cutting-edge research is side by side with public health laboratories. Opportunities span basic research in immunology, bacteriology, virology, epidemiology, clinical and translational research, infectious diseases surveillance, outbreak investigations and many more.

Find out more about completing a PhD at the Doherty Institute in the links below.