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Ever thought about doing a PhD and just didn’t know the first thing about it?

  • Did you know that there are no course fees for Australians undertaking a research degree?
  • How much commitment is required?
  • Who would qualify for a scholarship towards living expenses?


What can you expect from this event?

  • Hear directly from current and previous PhD students: Maria Markoulli, Jack Phu, Sue Kweon, Daniel Rafla and more!
  • Understand scholarship opportunities and how to fund your PhD.
  • Learn about how your PhD can open doors into new career pathways.

Whether you’re an early career optometrist, or returning to work after mid-career break or a retiree – a PhD could just the change you need.

Free for OA members. Virtual meeting via zoom. Register now!


Acknowledgement of Country

In the spirit of reconciliation Optometry Australia acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.