Apr 12, 2019

Cancer Research Opportunity at the University of Melbourne

  • Crimson Education
  • Worldwide
Research Opportunity Crimson Student - Only



[Crimson Students Only]

This peer-to-peer project provides the opportunity to be involved in a research project at the University of Melbourne, one of the top universities in Australia. The student will be engaged in a PhD project at the Department of General Practice.

The project aims to develop and test a clinical decision support tool using biomarkers to predict cancer risk in primary care. The student will be assisting in developing a systematic review to gather all existing knowledge and literature regarding clinical decision support tools for cancer in primary care. The student will receive hands-on experience and will be utilising the PROSPERO database to investigate existing systematic review protocols in this field of study.

Hours and duration are subject to discussions between the mentor and applicant. However, this will entail approximately 10 hours of work completing a value-add project at the mentor’s request.

Type of Opportunity

Crimson Students Only Opportunity

Age Range

15-18 years.


4/5 Selection based on academic achievement and interview.

Participation Cost


Minimum Technical Skill Needed

3/5 Applicants will want to have an interest in the area.

Time Commitment

2/5 Low time commitment.

Application Process Includes

Apply online.