Study at OTARC

OTARC is committed to training the next generation of outstanding autism scholars and clinicians.

We provide students with opportunities to develop and broaden their knowledge through engagement with other disciplines via the OTARC Seminar Series, hosting and attending conferences, hosting visiting international researchers and supporting student attendance at workshops/masterclasses.

Information for students

Information for students

OTARC is training the next generation of outstanding autism scientists.

Study at OTARC

Student placement policy

Student placement policy

OTARC researchers offer placements for undergraduate students from a variety of backgrounds (psychology, public health, media studies).

Student placement policy

OTARC students

OTARC students

What topics do OTARC students study?

OTARC student projects

Recent student awards and PhD completions

The inaugural AccessAbility Academic Award 2021

The inaugural AccessAbility Academic Award 2021

Lyndel Kennedy (OTARC PhD candidate)

For providing ‘above and beyond’ support for students when employed as a casual academic for Psychology and Counselling

Learn more about Lyndel

PhD Completed 2021

PhD Completed 2021

Ali Morse

State-wide implementation of the Social Attention and Communication Surveillance-Revised (SACS-R) in Tasmania

Read about Ali's PhD

Sylvia Walton Scholarship 2020

Sylvia Walton Scholarship 2020

Lauren Sargent

"When I was first awarded this scholarship, I was very excited and felt honoured to have been chosen as the recipient. It is humbling to think that my experiences as an autistic woman are considered valid and valuable. It is refreshing to know that La Trobe and OTARC value autistic voices in research"

Read more about recipients of the scholarship

Recent student publications