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Brazilian PhD student Dhaniel Baraldi is developing new drugs for cardiovascular conditions.
He says the cultural and social events, teaching and seminars, and IT resources at Monash have enhanced his research experience.
Read more about the Science Without Borders program, an initiative by the Brazilian federal government to provide opportunities for graduate and research students to study at international universities.
We offer a number of research degrees, including PhDs, research master’s, and professional doctorates.
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We provide research degree scholarships specifically for international students.
After graduating, Monash researcher Darren Creek travelled to Uganda to volunteer in a rural hospital dealing with HIV and malaria. “Thankfully, I had an opportunity to improve this situation in a small way, not only by direct contribution but, perhaps more importantly, through my PhD work with the centre back in Melbourne".
After teaching English all over the world, Phiona Stanley became curious about the backpackers she met who taught to extend their travel. “I wondered what happens to them as people?” Phiona tracked 10 backpacker teachers over two years – using a Monash Equity Travel grant to spend time in China – and discovered that their role was not what anyone expected.
Matthew Belousoff – entrepreneur, Fulbright scholar, and Cornforth Medal winner – now works alongside Nobel laureate Professor Ada Yonath. “Never would I have imagined that I would have the chance to travel around the world and work with inspirational people. I just followed the opportunities as they were presented, while always being focused on doing solid research".
After he finished his PhD, Monash University graduate Tran Thanh Nam went to the US to work for Microsoft. Since then, he’s taken his IT skills home to Vietnam to help build his country’s prosperity. Nam is the co-founder and chief operating officer of MobiVi, Vietnam's leading electronic payment service provider