Postgraduate research opportunities

Various research opportunities for potential PhD/Master’s (research) students are available within JCSMHS and school associated platforms, namely BRIMS and SEACO.  The list below shows a non-exhaustive list of the research projects our researchers are undertaking. You may contact the respective researcher to discuss about the research opportunity or write in to mum-jcsmhs.grdegrees@monash.edu for information on admissions.

PhD

No.

Supervisor

Tentative Title of Project / Area of Research

Minimum Eligibility for PhD Admission

Minimum Eligibility for Stipend Application

Type of Stipend
(Merit /Grant Funded)

1

Main Supervisor:
Prof Shajahan Yasin

Co-Supervisor: Prof Tin Tin Su

Public Health Research: Innovating behaviour and health surveillance for cardiovascular disease prevention in Malaysia

H2A / CGPA> 3 /WAM >70%

H1 / CGPA>3.67 / WAM  > 80%

Funded by the Malaysian Ministry of Education and MRC-UK

2

Prof Tin Tin Su

Dr Tan Min Min

Active and Successful Ageing: a Malaysian Perspective

<Gerontology, public health, social epidemiology>

H2A / CGPA> 3 /WAM >70%

H1 / CGPA>3.67 / WAM  > 80%

Merit
3

Prof Tin Tin Su

Dr Tan Min Min

Dr Devi Mohan

Implementation of community education and navigation programme for breast cancer early detection

<Public health, implementation research, Non Communicable Diseases>

H2A / CGPA> 3 /WAM >70%

H1 / CGPA>3.67 / WAM  > 80%

Merit
4

Prof Tin Tin Su

Dr Jeevitha Mariapun

Assoc Prof Dr Sivakumar Thurairajasingam

Mental Health wellbeing  and Quality-Of-Life among Postpartum Mothers

<Public health, Social epidemiology, reproductive health, psychology>

H2A / CGPA> 3 /WAM >70%

H1 / CGPA>3.67 / WAM  > 80%

Merit
5

Prof Tin Tin Su

Assoc Prof Dr Quek Kia Fatt

Dr Jeevitha Mariapun

Longitudinal analysis of the clustering and transition of cardio-vascular disease risk factors among community dwellers

<Public health, Non Communicable Diseases, epidemiology>

H2A / CGPA> 3 /WAM >70%

H1 / CGPA>3.67 / WAM  > 80%

Merit
6

Prof Tin Tin Su

Dr Nowrozy Jahan

The identification of causes of death among non-medically certified deaths in Malaysia using verbal autopsy

<Public health, social epidemiology>

H2A / CGPA> 3 /WAM >70%

H1 / CGPA>3.67 / WAM  > 80%

Merit
7

Goh Pei Hwa

Sexuality and wellbeing among young adults in Malaysia H2A / CGPA> 3 /WAM >70% H1 / CGPA>3.67/ WAM >80% Merit
8

Goh Pei Hwa

Adriana Ortega

Technology use and romantic relationship functioning H2A / CGPA> 3 /WAM >70% H1 / CGPA>3.67/ WAM >80% Merit
9 Assoc Prof Shamsul HaqueAutobiographical memory, identity and mental health H2A / CGPA> 3 /WAM >70% H1 / CGPA>3.67/ WAM >80% Merit
10 Assoc Prof Shamsul HaqueTrauma, memory and mental health among forcefully displaced population H2A / CGPA> 3 /WAM >70% H1 / CGPA>3.67/ WAM >80% Merit
11 Assoc Prof Shamsul HaqueConstruction of autobiographical memories within the self-memory system H2A / CGPA> 3 /WAM >70% H1 / CGPA>3.67/ WAM >80% Merit
12 Prof Dato’ Dr Khalid Bin Abdul Kadir The effects of Tocotreinol rich Vitamin E derived from palm oil in primary diabetes prevention and in ameliorating the complications of diabetes: clinical and biochemical studies.*

*Please contact the supervisor for more details

H2A / CGPA> 3 /WAM >70%

H1 / CGPA>3.67 / WAM  > 80%

FRGS Grant and support from Malaysian Palm Oil Board and Pharmaceutical Companies

13 Prof Ammu K Radhakrishnan Epigenetic changes induced in leucocytes following daily supplementation of human milk oligosaccharide and tocotrienols using a mouse model of tetanus toxoid vaccination

*Please contact the supervisor for more details
H2A / CGPA> 3 /WAM >70% H1 / CGPA>3.67/ WAM >80% Grant Funded
14 Prof Ammu K Radhakrishnan

Comparative transcriptomic and proteomic analyses of three-dimensional multicellular breast tumour  spheroids following treatment with tocotrienols.

*Please contact the supervisor for more details

H2A / CGPA> 3 /WAM >70% H1 / CGPA>3.67/ WAM >80% Merit
15 Prof Ammu K Radhakrishnan Comparative study of the effects of consuming major edible oils on health

*Please contact the supervisor for more details
H2A / CGPA> 3 /WAM >70% H1 / CGPA>3.67/ WAM >80% Merit
16 Prof Ammu K Radhakrishnan Discovery of biomarkers of following supplementation of tocotrienols in two human glioblastoma cells using quantitative proteomics profiling strategies

*Please contact the supervisor for more details
H2A / CGPA> 3 /WAM >70% H1 / CGPA>3.67/ WAM >80% Merit
17 Prof Ammu K Radhakrishnan Evaluating the potential of daily supplementation of vitamin E from palm oil to improve sperm health and quality

*Please contact the supervisor for more details
H2A / CGPA> 3 /WAM >70% H1 / CGPA>3.67/ WAM >80% Merit
18 Prof Ammu K Radhakrishnan Effects of eight-week probiotic supplementation on epigenetics changes in host immune system and psychophysiology parameters among athletes: A Randomised Control trial

*Please contact the supervisor for more details
H2A / CGPA> 3 /WAM >70% H1 / CGPA>3.67/ WAM >80% Grant Funded
19 Prof Ammu K Radhakrishnan Elucidating the role of long non-coding RNA in development of breast cancer

*Please contact the supervisor for more details
H2A / CGPA> 3 /WAM >70% H1 / CGPA>3.67/ WAM >80% Merit

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Masters

No.

Supervisor

Tentative Title of Project / Area of Research

Minimum Eligibility for PhD Admission

Minimum Eligibility for Stipend Application

Type of Stipend
(Merit /Grant Funded)

1

Prof Maude Phipps

Deciphering the Genomics and Adaptation to Dive-Induced Hypoxia in Sea Nomads of South East Asia.

H2B /WAM >65%

H1 / CGPA>3.67/ WAM >80%

FRGS grant

2 Assoc Prof Shamsul HaqueThe role of laboratory generated schema in the recall of event memories H2B /WAM >65% H1 / CGPA>3.67/ WAM >80% Merit

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