The AIBN offers exciting research projects for potential Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and Master of Philosophy (MPhil) students.

Research degrees

The UQ Graduate School provides central administration for the PhD and MPhil degrees at UQ.

Essential information to know before applying:

Living in Brisbane

Students new to UQ will need to know about living costs, visas, accommodation, travel costs and so on.

How to apply

  1. Review the research projects underway at AIBN to identify your area of interest and a potential advisor
  2. Discuss your potential PhD or MPhil project with an AIBN Research Leaders or Emerging leaders
  3. Submit an Expression of Interest form to
  4. If you are invited to apply you will receive a link to UQ's online application system
  5. You will need to provide supporting documentation including an academic CV. *Note for international applicants from China
  6. *International applicants from China please be aware of specific documentary requirements of the UQ Graduate School.



For additional information about how to apply for PhD or MPhil in the AIBN please email the AIBN Student office at


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