This interdisciplinary PhD Program provides participants with the opportunity to become accomplished graduate researchers who are not only prepared to engage with their own discipline, but are also equipped with the capacity to place their work in a broader multidisciplinary context within mental health, maximising their graduate career outcomes.

If you have any questions about the Program or our events, please contact the Program Coordinator Anna Schroeder at

Program Co-Directors

Professor Nick Haslam
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences

Professor Jane Pirkis
Centre for Mental Health

Professor Chris Davey
Department of Psychiatry

Associate Professor Kelly Allot
Centre for Youth Mental Health

Professor Andrew Lawrence
Florey Institute of Neuroscience & Mental Health

Operations Manager

Brendan Pearl
Department of Psychiatry