PhD scholarship at UNSW: Social influences on health

Dear colleagues,

We have an exciting (and quite generous) PhD scholarship opportunity available at UNSW Sydney, Australia. Please pass this along to anyone who might be interested:

Scholarship opportunity available investigating social influences on health at UNSW Sydney (Australia). This project will be jointly supervised by Dr Kate Faasse and Professor Lenny Vartanian (UNSW), and Professor Louise Sharpe (University of Sydney), and will broadly examine how social factors can influence health processes and health outcomes. For more information and to lodge an expressions of interest, visit: (note, the deadline is 21st July!)

The UNSW Scientia PhD Scholarship Scheme is part of the University’s dedication to harnessing cutting-edge research to solve complex problems and improve the lives of people in local and global communities. Detailed information about the scholarships can be found here:

Psychology at UNSW is the leading school in Australia for Psychology, according to the 2018 QS World University Rankings and the recently released national Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT). Scientia Scholarships provide a $40,000 stipend, tuition fees for 4 years, plus up to $10,000 per year for career development and fostering international collaborations.

Please share this information with students who might be interested – and feel free to contact us () directly if you have any questions.


Lenny R. Vartanian, PhD

Professor, UNSW School of Psychology

Associate Dean (Research Training), UNSW Faculty of Science



T: +61 (2) 9385 8758

F: +61 (2) 9385 3641