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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 and Department of Infectious Diseases, the Doherty Institute is a hub for high-level graduate research training.

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.             

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) is the principal doctoral degree of The University of Melbourne. Doctoral degrees equip graduates with academic leadership skills, independence, creativity and innovation in their research. For many students, the completion of a PhD represents the pinnacle of academic achievement.

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