Murdoch Children's Research Institute is committed to educating the child and adolescent researchers of tomorrow.

We offer bench-to-bedside research projects encompassing laboratory, clinical and public health research, translating results into tangible benefits for children.

As a world-leading child health research institute, students are mentored by supervisors who are expert, internationally recognised researchers in their field. 

Why choose us

  • Exposure to the most stimulating aspects of university, institute and hospital research
  • Continuous opportunities for learning and development
  • Access to state-of-the-art facilities and resources
  • Valuable interaction between students via our Research Student Association

Please note:  
Unfortunately, MCRI does not host high school work experience students.

Discover Post Grad research at MCRI

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Honours students

Exciting projects, with dedicated mentors

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Masters students

Tailored programs and specialised pathways

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PhD students

Discover postgraduate research at the Institute

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Scholarships and funding

Support through funding and scholarship opportunities

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Student association

Fostering a strong student community

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