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Drones Debra Stokes and Andrew Colefax
PhD candidate Andrew Colefax. Project title: Developing the use of drones and related technologies for shark surveillance. Project Supervisor Professor Brendan Kelaher. Andrew is pictured with Dr Debra Stokes.

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Browse through our list of Southern Cross University Research supervisors and their research interests below and click on their profiles to learn more and get in touch.

It is crucial to look at the alignment between supervision and your project. Once you’ve found a researcher whom you would like to work with, contact them directly to discuss your research proposal.  You’ll need to find a supervisor who works in your area of interest by reviewing your potential supervisor’s profile to establish their:

  • Research interests
  • Academic background
  • Previous publications
  • Current research projects.

The best way to find a potential supervisor is by using the search below or by contacting the Director Higher Degree Research in the relevant Faculty.

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Higher Degrees Research

Southern Cross University offers a range of Higher Degree by Research courses across a range of disciplines.

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We have a range of scholarships available to support your research studies. View the current scholarship offerings.

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How to apply

Applications for Higher Degree by Research (HDR) admission can be made at any time throughout the year.

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