Saturday, 13 April 2013

PhD Design Research Scholarship - Cochlear

Humanise Technology - PhD Scholarship - Industrial Design

This exciting opportunity will suit a top research candidate who is interested bio tech products that are focused on improving the human condition. It also has a focus on interaction design and ergonomic aspects effecting performance and the end-user experience.

Cochlear PhD Scholarship - MADA Monash University - Industrial Design

The 2013 Cochlear PhD Scholarship will be offered as part of an established agreement between the Faculty of Design & Architecture and Cochlear a global leader in hearing technology.

Project Objectives
The focus of the Cochlear Research Initiative is to develop original and innovative design concepts and approaches that address the useability of future generations of product.
The Initiative aims to:
> Promote the unique challenges faced in designing medical devices and systems within the design industry
> Develop knowledge and learning about the design of user focused medical devices
> Upgrade the quality and breadth of design inputs used to create new ergonomic solutions for the future

Cochlear PhD Scholarship
Cochlear is a world leader in hearing technology. The company prides itself in manufacturing and marketing products that deliver beyond customer expectations, cutting- edge technology and a genuine focus on recipient needs.

The project will be concerned with user interface aspects and ergonomics associated with the use of behind the ear devices. This may include topics around the subject of retention, adjustability and daily use.

Scholarship Award
> Annual tax free stipend of $25,000 for three years.
> Course Fees for Australian / New Zealand citizens and Australian Permanent Residents will be covered by the Research Training scheme (RTS).

Closing Date
Application closing date: close of business on Tuesday 30th April 2013.

For eligibility requirements, selection criteria information and further details please download the application form below.

For more project information please contact Professor Mark Armstrong, Eva and Marc Besen International Chair in Design Research, Monash University, on 03 9903 2709 or

Please contact the faculty Graduate Studies office with any further enquiries:
Graduate Studies – Selection Officer
Faculty of Art Design & Architecture, Monash University
Telephone: +61 3 9903 1837

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